February 20 to 27, 2021
Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" - Berlin
Martin Spangenberg completed his clarinet studies with Hans Deinzer at the University of Music, Drama and Media Hanover and was a scholarship holder of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. From 1988 to 2003 he was solo clarinettist of the Munich Philharmonic and member of the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra.
In 1997, he was appointed Professor of Clarinet at the University of Music> Franz Liszt <Weimar. Since winter semester 2013, he has been a professor at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin and, since 2015, its first vice rector.
Solo performances he completed u. a. with the Munich Philharmonic under Sergiu Celibidache and James Levine, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Cappella Istropolitana, the Polish Chamber Philharmonic and most recently as a conductor and soloist with the Ensemble M18.
As a chamber musician, he plays in a wide range of ensembles, including the ensemble with pianist Stefan Kiefer and cellist Jens-Peter Maintz, the Artemis Quartet and the Albert Schweitzer Octet.
Martin Spangenberg has been Artistic Director of the International Chamber Music Course of the Jeunesses Musicales in Weikersheim for many years and a lecturer at the Federal Youth Orchestra. His varied teaching at numerous courses takes him to home and abroad. He won several first prizes at the national competition Jugend musiziert and became a prizewinner of the German Music Competition.
Various CD recordings with works by Reger, Berg, Bartók, Strauss, Molter as well as a soloist and conductor with all clarinet concerts and two concert overtures by Carl Maria von Weber complete his artistic work.