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International Musicians Seminar

Maestri 2019

Riebl, Thomas

Thomas Riebl studied with Siegfried Führlinger, Peter Schidlof and Sándor Végh. Having been a prizewinner at the International Munich and Budapest Competitions, he won first prize at the International Naumburg Viola Competition in New York in 1982. His performances worldwide include appearances with orchestras such as the Vienna, Bavarian Radio, and Chicago Symphony Orchestras. Chamber music partners have included Gidon Kremer, Joshua Bell, Natalie Gutmann, Steven Isserlis, Sabine Meyer, András Schiff, Oleg Maisenberg, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Jessye Norman and the Juilliard String Quartet. He was a member of the Vienna String Sextet from 1979 to 2004, and since 1983 has been professor at the University Mozarteum Salzburg. He is also Artistic Director of the Internationale Sommerakademie Bad Leonfelden, Austria, and has made numerous recordings for EMI, RCA, Pan Classics and Hyperion Records.

Photo copyright Clive Barda 2014.