Philipp Zeller is principal bassoonist of the Staatskapelle Dresden, a position he had before at the Philharmonic Orchestra Dresden. In addition to his orchestral work he is a passionate chamber musician.
In 2006 Zeller co-founded ‘Trio Elego’, an extraordinary combination of clarinet, bassoon and piano. The trio has performed at a number of chamber music festivals throughout Germany. In 2012, Genuin released the Trio’s debut CD. Entitled ‘Cosmopolitan’, it features works by Schnyder and Glinka.
Zeller regularly performs with chamber musicians including Gidon Kremer, Eduard Brunner, Tatjana Becker-Bender and Louise Pellerin. Over the past decade he has been a regular guest at the Musikfest Schloss Weinzierl, the Oleg Kagan Musikfest, the Telavi International Music Festival and the Kronberg Academy. He also performs with the ‘Ensemble Mediterrain’ at festivals in Barcelona, Lisbon and Menorca.
He embarked on a solo and chamber music career in 2003 after becoming the first bassoonist in 25 years to win the… Read more