Scharoun Ensemble Berlin


Tim Fox
Press Resources
“Every moment offered something to savour.”
The Irish Times

The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin was founded in 1983 by members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. The name of the architect Hans Scharoun (1893-1972) is inextricably linked with the Berlin Philharmonie, his greatest work. This concert hall has set standards worldwide, creating a space for making music in the spirit of tradition and experimentation in order to promote human communication and understanding. In honouring the legacy of Hans Scharoun, the eight musicians express an artistic self-concept which reflects their commitment to both the heritage of the past and the challenges of the present.

The ensemble comprises the standard octet instrumentation. Beethoven’s...

“…an insightful, elegant and robust performance.”
New York Times
“…unique understanding and work with equivalent instrumental mastery.”
Berliner Morgenpost