Othmar Müller, Prof.

Contact: othmar.mueller@haydnkons.at
Website: www.othmarmueller.at

Education:

  • 1968: Conservatory of the City of Vienna
  • 1977-1984: University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna – violoncello performance with Valentin Erben
  • 1984-1985: University of Cincinnati, USA – study with the LaSalle Quartet

Pedagogical Experience:

  • 1993-1998:  University of Music and the Performing Arts in Graz – guest professor for chamber music
  • 2007: University of Music and the Performing Arts in Graz – instructor of chamber music
  • Since 2008: Violoncello studio at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory
  • Regular master classes, for example in France (Pablo-Casals-Festival), US (Yale University) and Austria

Artistic Experience:

  • Appearances as soloist
    • 1997: World premiere of Gottfried von Einem‘s “Music for cello solo”
    • 2001: World premiere of Herwig Reiter’s Cello Concerto at the Berlin Concert House
    • 2006: World premiere of the rediscovered cello works by Alexander Zemlinsky at the Wiener Musikverein
    • CD recordings of the Zemlinsky Sonata (NAXOS), Cello-works of the Fin de Siecle, Haydn Cello Concertos, Richard Rössler cello works and piano trios (all on Camerata Tokyo)
  • Artis Quartet
    • Since 1980: Member of the Artis Quartet, concertizing worldwide
    • Since 1988: an annual concert series at the Wiener Musikverein
    • More than 40 CD recordings, several awards such as the Grand Prix du Disque, Prix Caecilia, Diapason d’Or, Wiener Flötenuhr, Echo 2000, MIDEM Classics