Professor at the University of Music Saar. Jury member of international competitions as 2011 at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Concerts with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra with Maazel, Metzmacher and Zender, with the Czech Philharmonic and the Bambger Symphony Orchestra. Concerts all over the world with Vancouver Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and Tonhalle in Zurich. Intensively engaged with chamber music with “Rivinius Piano Quartet”. Founder of “Trio Gasparo da Saló“, „Bartholdy String Quartet“ and „ Tammuz Piano Quartets”. Numerous CD recordings. In 1990, at the age of 24, awarded with the 1st prize, gold medal, and special prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition.