Since 2005, following his engagement as principal cellist with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, professor at the Munich University of Music. Regular appearances at major concerts halls and music festivals in Europe and Asia. Solo performances with orchestras such as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the NHK Tokyo, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Radio Suisse Romande and the St. Pauls Chamber Orchestra. More than 20 CD recordings from standard repertory to less well known but highly virtuoso music by composers such as F. Servais, C. Davidoff, A. Piatti and J. Klengel. DVD of 6 solo suites by J. S. Bach in conjunction with Bavarian television. Studies under C. Starck (Zurich) and W. Boettcher (Berlin). Winner of the first prize at the Geneva International Music Competition in 1991.