Daniel Ottensamer | The Clarinet Trio Anthology

He dazzles with his virtuosic, head-spinning technique and with a few subtle tones attains a divine expression which – effortlessly – culminates in a luminous interpretation. Sounds like magic!

Daniel Ottensamer, principal clarinet of the Vienna Philharmonic, is a welcome guest with numerous renowned orchestras. As a chamber musician he is active with the Philharmonix and The Clarinet Trio Anthology.
Created in a time of plenty, Daniel Ottensamer has recorded all relevant works for clarinet trio with his colleagues Stephan Koncz and Christoph Traxler on the Decca label, making exciting repertoire discoveries.
Daniel Ottensamer can be heard in 23/24 in Salzburg, Budapest, Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Düsseldorf and the Rheingau Music Festival, among others.

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On Tour

June 14, 2024 | Aquiliea (I), Musikverein with Orchestra Cherubini under direction of Riccardo Muti
August 09, 2024 | Kloster Eberbach
August 20, 2024 | Spielfeld, The Clarinet Trio Anthology
October 06, 2024 | Düsseldorf
November 24, 2024 | Braunschweig
November 25, 2024 | Braunschweig
November 28, 2024 | Darmstadt, The Clarinet Trio Anthology
November 30, 2024 | Diez, The Clarinet Trio Anthology
December 02, 2024 | Graz (A), The Clarinet Trio Anthology
December 03, 2024 | Grümwald, The Clarinet Trio Anthology

To see more upcoming concerts please click here.

New Releases

Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra op.57 | Sony Classical

The Clarinet Concerto by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen is one of the pillars of the repertoire for clarinet and orchestra, presented here as a live recording with the Vienna Philharmonic under Ádám Fischer. Together with Lyric Pieces by Edvard Grieg, accompanied on the piano by Christoph Traxler, Daniel Ottensamer dedicates his new CD to the music of the far north.

The musicians talk about this heartfelt project here.

 

The Clarinet Trio Anthology | DECCA

Created in a time when there was time: in 2020/21 Daniel Ottensamer recorded relevant works for clarinet trio with his colleagues Stephan Koncz and Christoph Traxler, while making exciting repertoire discoveries. The three renowned Austrian musicians are thus deepening their long-standing musical friendship. The recordings were released in 2022 as a 7 CD box set on DECCA.

This CD box set won the German Record Critics’ Award 4/2022.

Curious? In this trailer for the CD box, the three musicians give exciting insights into the making of the recordings and share their thoughts on the music with us:

Here you can listen to the CD

You can find further details and programme proposals in the download section on this site.

Reviews

With an enormous range of expression, great tone, virtuoso sparkling, brilliantly harmonised, with drive and delicate magic notes. It was close to perfection.
Kleine Zeitung | Martin Gasser | 5. Oktober 2023

Watch and Listen

Opening Concert Hamburg 2021 | Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra  with Kent Nagano, Mira Wang – violin and Jan Vogler – violoncello | William Blank: „Alisma“ Triple concerto for Vvolin, violoncello, clarniet and orchestra

Mozart | Clarinet Concerto in A KV 622 | Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and Jonathan Cohen  | L’Auditori Barcelona | July 8, 2021

He dazzles with his virtuosic, head-spinning technique and with a few subtle tones attains a divine expression which – effortlessly – culminates in a luminous interpretation. Sounds like magic!

read more

Daniel Ottensamer, principal clarinet of the Vienna Philharmonic, is a welcome guest with numerous renowned orchestras. As a chamber musician he is active with the Philharmonix and The Clarinet Trio Anthology.
Created in a time of plenty, Daniel Ottensamer has recorded all relevant works for clarinet trio with his colleagues Stephan Koncz and Christoph Traxler on the Decca label, making exciting repertoire discoveries.
Daniel Ottensamer can be heard in 23/24 in Salzburg, Budapest, Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Düsseldorf and the Rheingau Music Festival, among others.

www.danielottensamer.com/

www.theclarinettrioanthology.com/en-album