Püchner- Exhibitions and Presentations 2016
Püchner Artists in Asia
Principal bassoonist with the Vienna State Opera
Masterclass and Recital on 2 November 2016 at 14:00
View the flyer here and
Masterclass and Recital on 5 November 2016
Double Reed Gallery
Flyer and Information here.
Stefano Canuti appointed
Stefano Canuti appointed International Chair in Chamber Music & Bassoon
at the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester (RNCM) 6 July 2016.
Read more in this press release.
Püchner Artists at the IDRS Georgia 2016
José Masmano und Saxton Rose
Püchner at Muri, Switzerland
The Muri Competition
15–17 April 2016
Please check the Festival’s Flyer.
NORDIC WOODWIND ENCOUNTER 2016
International Masterclass for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon
in the south of Sweden from 10–14 August 2016
Oboe Ralph van Daal
Klarinette Emil Jonason
Fagott Sophie Dartigalongue
Fagott Magnus Nilsson
Please find further information at www.nordicwoodwind.se
and following PDF for download.
Püchner in Israel
Exhibition of Püchner Bassoons, Oboes, Contrabassoon, Oboe d’amore, English horn and vocals
Welcome for playtesting and meeting Gerald Püchner, Gabi Nilsson-Püchner, Jürgen Stork and Maurizio Paéz.
Adjustments of oboes and bassoons (free of charge)
Monday, 15 February 2016
Oboe-Bassoon Day of the Israel Philharmonic at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Tel Aviv Conservatory of Music, Louis Marshal 25, Tel Aviv
Postcard download here.
2nd International Monteverdi Oboe Festival 2016 Bolzano
Music Conservatorio C. Monteverdi, Bolzano, Italy
Meet Gabriele Nilsson-Püchner and Jürgen Stork, oboe master at Püchner.
Welcome to playtest Püchner Oboes, -Cor Anglais and Oboes d’amore of our latest design
Concerts with Jonathan Small, principal oboist with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and oboe tutor at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Manchester
Detailed information to follow
Award winners of the Guatemala Bassoon Competition COFCAM 2015
The first prizes of both categories of the COFCAM Bassoon Competition 2015 (Congreso de oboistas y fagotistas de centro America y Mexico)
in December 2015 in Guatemala City went to
Junior: Wilver Villacinda, Guatemala
Advanced: Rick Barrantes, Costa Rica
Püchner presented the prize money. Our best congratulation!
Püchner at the Bassoon Festival in Rio de Janeiro
"Festival Internacional de Fagotte 26–30 Novembre 2015"
You’ll find the leaflet here
...the music of the very soul of Brazil at her most pure and original...
The oboist Paolo Nardi recalls the 1960s and 70s
Please find the booklet in Portuguese attached
Püchner donated a Püchner oboe d’amore model 36 C to the special prize winner
Under the patronage of the Peter Tchaikovsky State Conservatory Moscow, the 7th International oboe competition,
successfully took place in November 2015. Püchner had pleasure in donating a special prize presenting a Püchner
oboe d’amore model 36 C to a deserving participant of the oboe competition. The criteria for awarding this
special prize: "A performer, who shows much talent and great potential, as well as apparent financial need".
We congratulate the winner of the third prize as well as special prize, Bakhtiyarov Al-Farabi Zhorauly from
José Masmano performing on Püchner oboe
We are delighted to welcome José Masmano, oboe soloist with high international reputation in the
Sophie Dartigalongue, appointed principal bassoonist
with the Vienna Philharmonic
Interview with Sophie Dartigalongue in the magazine eurowinds, February 2015
Read the article (PDF).
By courtesy of eurowinds, DVO Druck und Verlag Obermayer GmbH.
Saxton Rose, was appointed U.S. Consultant for Püchner Bassoons in the US.
Saxton Rose welcomes US bassoonist to consult him for any questions about Püchner bassoons.
Saxton Rose performs on a Püchner bassoon model 6000 (Superior).
Püchner Exhibitions and Presentations 2015
International Bassoon Festival Rio de Janeiro
26th to 29th November 2015 at the University of Rio de Janeiro
Meet Gerald Püchner and Gabriele Nilsson-Püchner.
Very welcome to playtest latest-design Püchner bassoons, bocals and contrabassoon.
Concerts and Masterclasses of the south-american Püchner-Artists:
Fábio Cury (Sao Paulo),
Fábian Contreras (Cordoba, Argentinien)
Alejandra Rojas Garcia (Venezuela/England)
Further details to follow.
Masterclasses with the Italian oboist
Arnaldo de Felice
6th to 21th July 2015
Casalmaggiore International Music Festival
Oboe Masterclass with Arnaldo de Felice.
Further information find here.
22th to 28th July 2015
Musikforum Viktring/Klagenfurt, Austria
“Fraseggio and vocality“
Further information find here.
29th August to 6th September 2015 – Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano
“The oboe as human voice“ European Academy of Music and Arts, Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano arranged and hosted
by the Academy of Music Cologne, Germany.
Further information find here.
The oboists table when visiting Nauheim
Award winner of the Gautemala Bassoon Competition COFCA 2014
Jordan Mora from Costa Rica is first prize winner of the Guatemala Bassoon Competition COFCA 2014.
Jordan plays a Püchner bassoon. Our best congratulation!
Sophie Dartigalongue is awarded the “Beethoven Ring 2014”
The association of the Friends of Beethoven Festival Bonn awarded the
“Beethoven Ring 2014” to the bassoonist Sophie Dartigalongue for her
oustanding interpretation of a Beethoven Sonata.
Read more here.
Céleste-Marie Roy in Tokyo
Céleste-Marie Roy, princ. bassoonist with the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande, Geneva, giving a Masterclass and recital at the Double Reed Gallery in Tokyo in July 2014.
Fábio Cury releases 16 Mignone Waltzes
for Bassoon Solo (CD, 2014)
The CD is available at Püchner email@example.com
Nobelprize winner Thomas Südhof „owes it all to his
New CD of the Brazilian bassoon soloist Fábio Cury:
Fábio Cury, Bassoon and baroque bassoon and Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord and organ interprete Bach. 2 CDs, (2013)
Further details you find here.
The CD is available at Püchner.
Second prize and audience prize winner of the ARD Music Competition in Munich 2013
holding a Bassoon Masterclass at the Double Reed Gallery in Tokyo in November 2013.
Sophie Dartigalongue – 2nd Prize and Audience Prize winner for Bassoon of the ARD Music Competition 2013
The 2nd Prize as well as the Audience Prize of the 2013 ARD Music Competition was awarded on
September 11 to the French bassoonist Sophie Dartigalongue for her interpretation of the
Jolivet bassoon concerto. Traditionally no 1st prize was awarded. Warmest congratulations!
Sophie performs on a Püchner bassoon model Superior.
Earlier awards: First prize winner of the bassoon competition AudiMozart 2010 in Roverto, Italy,
second price in the “4th National G. Rossini bassoon competition” in Pesaro in October 2010, first
award of the Carl-Maria von Weber bassoon competition in Wroclaw, Poland in November 2010 and first
prize winner for bassoon of the 4th International Academic Oboe and Bassoon Competition, Lodz,
Poland in May 2011. 2nd prize winner of the International Crusell Bassoon Competition, Uusikaupunki,
Finland, July 2011. 1st prize winner of the 6th International bassoon competition Michal Spisak,
Poland in October 2012. 2nd prize of "The Muri Competition" 2013, Switzerland.
After her bassoon studies with Carlo Colombo in Lyon, followed by studies at the
Karajan-Academy in Berlin, Sophie is a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra from
their concert season 2013/14 on.
Vivaldi - Bassoon concerto RV 493 (2. Lento), ARD International Music Competition Munich, September 2013
First Prize to Mingyuan Yang
The first prize at the "Young Artist Bassoon Competition 2013, IDRS Redlands, California in June 2013
went to Mingyuan Yang from China, studying in the U.S.. Mingyuan Yang is performing on a Püchner
bassoon model Jubilee/model 4000. We congratulate him warmly.
Mingyuan Yang and Gerald Püchner in Redlands
First prize to SUN Chu
The young Chinese oboist SUN Chu won the first prize at the prestigious Leila Bull Oboe Competition, London in March 2013.
Our best congratulations! He performs on a Püchner oboe model 733 C.
Further details about Sun Chu you find here
Interview with the Italian bassoonist Stefano Canuti
in the magazine eurowinds, November/December 2012
Read the article (PDF)
By courtesy of eurowinds, media team musik Verlags-GmbH. Stefano Canutis CD with Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonatas da gamba is available at Püchner,
order at .
Lola Descours, bassoonist with the Orchestre de Paris
CD: Jean Francaix 1912-1997, Le Gay Paris
Concerto for clarinet, orchestra, Divertimento, Sonatine including Divertimento pour basson et quintette à cordes (1942) with Lola Descours, basson and Octuor de France. Lola Descours performs on a Püchner bassoon.
The CD is available at firstname.lastname@example.org at 17 EUR + postage + VAT.
Further information please find here (PDF).
We congratulate the winners
of the recent years’ IDRS bassoon competitions
From Lyon to Beijing, a wonderful adventure
for young bassoonists
Published in “La Lettre du Musicien no. 420/2012”, Paris, read the article.The travel report of Sophie Dartigalongue, Romain Rouge, Loïc Bernardet and Lorenzo Contaldo you find here.
Sophie Dartigalongue – a young bassoon talent
Published in “La Lettre du Musicien no. 420/2012”, Paris, read the article.
Prof. Valeri Popov becomes Honorary Member of the IDRS
The International Double Reed Society elects Prof. Valeri Popov, Moscow to be Honorary Member of the Society 2012. Prof. Popov gets their "Lifetime Achievement Award for highly distinguished contributions to the legacy of the bassoon with your artistry and musicianship". Püchner sends warmest congratulations.
Bach: Toccata and Fugue d minor BWV 565 arr. by Mag. Shi Li for 4 bassoons and contrabassoon
Sheet music available at www.accolade.de.
Following sheet music was published by Valeri Popov
Professor for bassoon at Tchaikowsky Conservatory of Music Moscow
and can be ordered at
Orchestral Studies for bassoon Dimitri Schostakowitch
compiled by Prof. Valeri Popov, Moscow,
Price: EUR 18,00 + postage + 7% VAT
Astor Piazzolla: Libertango for bassoon and piano
transcribed by Yuri Kasparow,
Price: EUR 12,00 + postage + 7% VAT
For further details please check here (PDF)
Second prize to Sarah Ruiz Song
Sarah Ruiz Song is second prize winner of the prestigious The Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition Los Angeles 2012.
Sarah is studying at the Superior Music Conservatory of Aragón, Spain with Prof. Stefano Canuti and performs on a Püchner bassoon of the 8000 series.
We congratulate her warmly.
For further information please click here.
Stefano Canuti's new CD: Johann Sebastian Bach
available at Püchner at the price of
14 EUR + postage + 19% VAT
Further details about this CD
you find here (PDF)
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Interview with the Italian oboist
Arnaldo de Felice
in the magazine eurowinds, September/Oktober 2011
Read the article: Download PDF
By courtesy of eurowinds, media team musik Verlags-GmbH.
First prizes to Katarzyna Zdybel, bassoonist from Poland
Katarzyna Zdybel achieved the second prize as well as special price at the
Moscow Conservatory International Competition For Winds and Percussion in
2009. In 2010 she was first prize winner of the G. Rossini International
Bassoon Competition in Pesaro, Italia and the International Competition for
Wind Instruments in Chieri, Italy.
Katarzyna Zdybel performs on a Püchner bassoon model Superior.
Further details (biography)
First prize at the “Young Artist Bassoon Competition 2011”, Tempe, Arizona in June 2011
Axel Benoit, bassoon student of the bassoon class of Carlo Colombo at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon
has been nominated first prize winner of the “Young Artist Bassoon Competition 2011” held by the International Double Reed Society (IDRS).
Axel Benoit is performing on a Püchner bassoon model Superior. With congratulate him warmly!
Axel receiving his first place trophy during the awards ceremony
Henrik Goldschmidt, princ. oboist with the orchestra of the
Royal Opera Copenhagen talks about his Püchner oboes in
Danish Radio (DR)
Püchner donated a bassoon model Jubilee to the special prize winner of the
First International Competition for bassoon of the State Conservatory P.I.
Tchaikowsky Moscow in November 2009
Under the patronage of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the bassoon competition,
instigated and organised through Prof. Valery Popov, successfully took place in
November 2009. Püchner had pleasure in donating a special prize presenting
a “Jubilee model Püchner bassoon» to a deserving competitor of
the First Moscow Conservatory International competition for bassoon. The
criteria for awarding this special prize to a competitor, was “a
performer, who shows much talent and great potential, as well as apparent
New CD released by Fabio Cury with four Brazilian bassoon concertos.
Further details in English and Portuguese asDownload PDF
Stefano Canuti performing on Püchner bassoon
We are delighted to announce that Stefano Canuti, bassoon soloist with high
international reputation is performing on a Püchner bassoon model Superior.
Very welcome in the “Püchner-bassoon-family”
Special promotion during autumn 2009 for Püchner Oboes
model 33 E and 30 E, English system with thumbplate
at discounted prices
We thank you for visiting our
booth at the IDRS Conference Birmingham 2009 and wish to continue our
special promotion during
autumn 2009 for
Püchner Oboes model 33 E
and 30 E, English system with thumbplate at discounted prices
Jonathan Small, U.K. Supplier and Representative
for Püchner Oboes, Oboes d’amore
and English horns, Phone 0151-652 2763,
Bassoon Festival in Cordoba, Argentina
from 12 to 18 October 2009
A few days ago the Bassoonfestival “Encuentro de Fagotistas” in
Cordoba, Argentina was held with great response and success. On the
program amongst other: Masterclass with the internationally re-known
bassoonist Fábio Cury, bassoonist of the Opera of Sao Paulo and
Professor for Bassoon at State University Sao Paulo and a concert of
the „Cuarteto Sudamericano Püchner“ with bassoonists of three countries:
Cuarteto Sudamericano Püchner:
Fábio Cury, Sao Paulo, Braszl – Fabian Contreras, Cordoba, Argentina –
Gonzalo Brusco, Cordoba, Argentina – Felipe Déstefano, Santiago de Chile
All four soloists are performing on Püchner bassoons.
Felipe Destefano, princ. bassoonist Symphony Orchestra Santiago de Chile –
Fábian Contreras, princ. bassoonist Cordoba Symphony Orchestra, Argentina –
Fabio Cury, bassoonist Opera orchestra Sao Paulo
and professor for bassoon at the State University Sao Paulo
For adjustments and bassoon repairs during the festival Mauro Avila,
bassoonist of Rio de Janeiro was available. Mauro was trained by
Püchner in their workshop in Germany.
For further information about the festival please visit
15 Masterpieces for bassoon
Transcribed and edited by
Masahito Tanaka (1951–2002) was one of Japans foremost bassoon soloists.
He performed on a Püchner bassoon Antique Finish.
Please find some further information following here.
The sheet music can be ordered at email@example.com.
Price: 36 EUR +postage +19% VAT