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Christoph Eß, Horn

Christoph Eß is one of the leading French horn players of his generation. In addition to performing as the Principle French Horn of the Bamberger Symphoniker he is also much in demand as a soloist and chamber music partner and has been a prizewinner at numerous international competitions. Eß studied with Prof. Christian Lampert at the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart where he is now on faculty. Christoph Eß won the 2005 ARD International Music Competition in Munich and in 2007 won the internationally renowned Prague Spring International Music Competition. In 2008 he was honored with the WEMAG Solo Performance Prize of the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and in 2009 won a scholarship from the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb. In 2011 he was accepted into the Orpheum Foundation for the Advancement of Young Soloists. Christoph Eß appears in concert as a horn soloist with leading orchestras such as the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Bamberger Symphoniker, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and the Munich, Stuttgart, and Salzburg chamber orchestras. In 2007 he gave a widely praised debut performance at the Berlin Philharmonie with the Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Eß collaborates with conductors such as Jonathan Nott, Yakov Kreizberg, Rafael Frübeck de Burgos, Christoph Poppen, Michael Hofstetter, and Michael Sanderling. He is also an avid performer of chamber music and works with various formations including Christian Zacharias, Andreas Scholl, the Fauré Quartet, the Zemlinsky Quartet, Quatour Ebène, Boris Kusnezow, and Viviane Hagner.

The Artist's Homepage: http://www.christophess.de

Schumann, Madsen, Mozart

Works for Four Horns and Orchestra

german hornsound, Horn Quartet - Michael Sanderling, Conductor - Bamberger Symphoniker – Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie - Christoph Eß, Horn

GEN 15370Katalog


Music for 8 Horns and Percussion by Modest Mussorgsky, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, Piotr Tchaikovsky

german hornsound, Horn Quartet - Carsten Duffin, Horn - Ralph Ficker, Horn - Martin Grom, Horn - Christian Lampert , Horn - Simon Rössler, Percussion, Piano, Celesta - Hannes Krämer, Conductor - Christoph Eß, Horn

GEN 15340Katalog

Franz Schubert Octet

Franz Schubert: Octet in F major, D 803

Markus Krusche, Clarinet - Daniel Mohrmann, Bassoon - Christoph Eß, Horn - Alexandra Hengstebeck, Double Bass - Amaryllis Quartett

GEN 13269Katalog

Siegfried und Violetta or List, Last, Lust und Lunge

Opera fragment in three acts for four cornets and speaker by Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, both *1813

german hornsound, Horn Quartet - Christoph Eß, Horn

2 CDs GEN 13264Katalog

Works for Horn

by Trygve Madsen (*1940)

Christoph Eß, Horn - Boris Kusnezow, Piano - Korbinian Altenberger, Violin - Zemlinsky Quartet - Timo Steininger, Horn - Bamberger Symphoniker – Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie - Sebastian Tewinkel, conductor

GEN 12252Katalog