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2017 COMPETITION

Photo by Daniel Delang

Dominik Wagner

1st Prize Winner of the 2nd Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition

Dominik Wagner was born in Vienna in 1997. When he was four years old, he started his musical education, first as a cellist and later as a double bassist. From 2009 to 2015 he studied at the University for Music and Arts in Vienna with Josef Niederhammer and Werner Fleischmann. Currently he is studying in Nürnberg with Dorin Marc. He has won prizes at many international competitions, including the ARD Competition, the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition, the Bass 2016 Prague Competition, the Markneukirchen Competition, the Bodensee Competition, the Sperger Competition, the Osaka Competition, the Golden Bass Competition, and the Janacek Competition. As a soloist, Dominik has played with orchestras such as the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra, the WDR Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Südwestdeutsche Kammerorchester Pforzheim, the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz. Dominik is a scholarship holder at the Anne Sophie Mutter foundation.

MAY 18: Recital at the Musikverein Wien (with Maximilian Kromer, piano and Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, violin)

MAY 24-31: Guest Artist at Pirastro String Elite Soloist Program at UNT
JUNE 3-8: Recital at ISB
JUNE 22: Dvorak Stringquintett at the Schlossfest, 2115 Ernstbrunn
JUNE 23: Trio Concert with Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, violin and Christoph Sietzen, multipercussion, Stift Kremsmünster

APRIL 3 & 4: Trout Quintet with Lauma Skride, Baiba Skride, Lise Berthaud, and Harriet Krijgh at "Burghof" 79539 Lörrach and München Grünwald
APRIL 7: Koussevitzky Concerto with the Benjamin Britten Youth Orchestra, Netherlands
APRIL  24: Clarinet Trios with Vera Karner and Maciej Skarbek at the Konzerthaus Berlin
APRIL 25: Recital at the Rosenhof, 61476 Kronberg

FEBRUARY 17-24: Japan Tour with Clarinet Trio (Vera Karner, clarinet and Maciej Skarbek, piano)
FEBRUARY 17: Katsushika Symphony Hills, Tokyo
FEBRUARY 18: Kawasaki
FEBRUARY 21: Taito, Tokyo
FEBRUARY 22: Kawaguchiko, Yamamashi
FEBRUARY 23: Kawaguchiko Enkei Hall

MARCH 29: Koussevitzky Concerto and world premiere of Georg Breinschmids Concerto for Double Bass at the Wiener Konzerthaus with the Wiener Kammerorchester

FEBRUARY 10: Recital at the association "Freunde Junger Musiker", Columbusstrasse 56, 40549 Düsseldorf
FEBRUARY 13: Trio Concert with Christoph Sietzen, multipercussion and Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, violin at the Wiener Konzerthaus
FEBRUARY 14: String Quintet Concert with Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Alissa Margulis and Ziyu He at the Musikverein Graz

2019 Touring Roster

2017 Competition Winners

1st Prize: Dominik Wagner

2nd Prize: Szymon Marciniak

3rd Prize: Marek Romanowski

Honorable Mention: Mikyung Soung

Special Recognition: Sam Suggs

Congratulations to all of the competitors, finalists, and winners of our competition! It was truly incredible getting to hear such amazing talent from all corners of the world.