Sebastian Manz, international soloist, chamber musician and principal clarinetist in the SWR Symphony Orchestra, celebrated his big breakthrough in 2008 at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich. There he won 1st prize in the clarinet category, which had not been awarded in this category for 40 years, as well as the coveted Audience Award and other special prizes. Previously, he won the German Music Competition with his piano partner Martin Klett. Since then, he has received the ECHO KLASSIK three times for outstanding CD recordings as well as the coveted Emerging Artist Award in New York. For his 2019 album A Bernstein Story, he received the OPUS KLASSIK in the category "Classical Music without Borders" in October 2020.
In addition to solo engagements throughout Europe (including with the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland), he was a guest of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in the United States several times during the 2022/2023 season. With ensembles such as the Boulanger Trio, the Vision String Quartet, the Armida Quartet and his long-time musical partners Herbert Schuch, Maximilian Hornung, Martin Klett and Sebastian Studnitzky, Sebastian Manz is a welcome guest on renowned podiums and will be heard at venues such as the Alte Oper Frankfurt, the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Stadtcasino Basel and the Liederhalle Stuttgart, as well as at various festivals such as the Franconian Summer, the Lake Constance Festival and the Schwetzingen Festival.
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