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Fábio Cury and Gerald Püchner in Canada
from 17 to 20 January 2015

We invite you to join following special bassoon events in Canada in January 2015.
Gerald Püchner and Fábio Cury are happy to meet you:

17 January Montreal, Bassoon Day at the McGill University Montreal
02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Masterclass with Fábio Cury
09:00 AM to 02:00 PM Exhibition of latest-design Püchner bassoons and bocals with Gerald Püchner
05:00 PM Recital with Fábio Cury
Please check for details.

19 January Gatineau, Bassoon Day at the Conservatoire de Musique
10:00 AM to 03:30 PM Masterclass, Lessons and Minirecital by Fábio Cury
Exhibition of latest-design Püchner bassoons and bocals with Gerald Püchner

20 January Toronto, Special event with Fábio Cury at the University of Toronto
02:00 PM to 3:30 PM Masterclass, Walter Hall, University of Toronto
04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Concert with Fábio Cury, Walter Hall, University of Toronto
05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Exhibition of latest-design Püchner bassoons and bocals with Gerald Püchner, Room 120
Please check for details.

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.

Püchner-Festival in Moscow

13th till 15th November 2014
Moscow State Tchaikowsky Conservatory

Presentation of latest design Püchner bassoons, bocals and oboes, oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais. Adjustment and repair service by Gerald Püchner and Jürgen Stork (without charge during the festival)

Masterclasses on 13 and 14 November 2014 with following bassoonists:

  • Stefano Canuti, bassoon soloist, Professor for bassoon at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England and Conservatory „L. Campiani“ Mantua, Italy,
    about Stefano Canuti (PDF)
  • Rodion Tolmachev, principal bassoonist with the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersberg,
    about Rodion Tolmachev
  • Magnus Nilsson, principal bassoonist with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden, about Magnus Nilsson (PDF)

Solists

Recital on 15 November 2014 at Rachmaninov Museum

  • Anastasija Batrakova, bassoon soloist, Moscow
  • Stefano Canuti, bassoon soloist, Professor for bassoon at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England and Conservatory "L. Campiani“ Mantua, Italy
  • Magnus Nilsson, Principal bassoonist with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden
  • Valeri Popov, bassoon soloist, Professor for Bassoon at the Tchaikowsky Music Conservatory, Moscow
  • Anastasia Tabankova, Principal oboist with the Russian National Academic Symphony Orchestra Moscow
  • Rodion Tolmachev, Principal bassoonist with the Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg
  • Prokofjew String Quintet

Püchner is looking forward to meet you!

Céleste-Marie Roy in Tokyo

Celeste Marie Roy 1 Celeste Marie Roy 2

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.

Fabio-Cury–16-valsas-CD Fábio Cury releases 16 Mignone Waltzes
for Bassoon Solo (CD, 2014)

The CD is available at Püchner puchner@puchner.com

Sophie Dartigalongue concertizes at the Beethovenfest 2014

Sophie-Dartigalogue

Photo: Dorothee Falke

14 September 2014 at Schumannhaus, Bonn
Further details you find here.

Masterclass NORDIC WOODWIND ENCOUNTER
International Masterclass for Woodwinds

in the south of Sweden from 13–17 august 2014

Please find further information at www.nordicwoodwind.se
and following pdf for download:

English

Püchner- Exhibitions and Presentations 2014

Püchner and Stefano Canuti at the Ghent Bassoon Festival, Belgium

19th and 20th April 2014

Stefano Canuti about the soloist (pdf) holds a Masterclass and plays a Recital.
Meet Gabriele Nilsson-Püchner and Magnus Nilsson, princ. Bassoonist with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden and playtest Püchner’s latest design bassoons, bocals and contrabassoon.

Learn more www.ghentbassoonfestival.be

Stefano Canuti

Die Fagotte sind los

28th and 29th June 2014 in Zülpich, Germany

Welcome to Püchner’s exhibition of latest-design bassoons and bocals. Meet Püchner’s Master Wolfgang Becker.

Further Information here (PDF).

Singapore Woodwind Festival

27th till 29th June 2014

Meet Gerald Püchner and Jürgen Stork, oboe master at Püchner who are available for repair services of oboes and bassoons during the festival.

Welcome to playtest Püchner’s latest-design Püchner bassoons, bocals, and oboes, oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais.

Recital and Masterclass with the Swedish bassoonist Magnus Nilsson about the soloist (pdf)
Learn more.

Norddeutsche Oboentage / Northern German Oboedays

6th till 11th July 2014, Landesmusikakademie Niedersachen, Wolfenbüttel

Püchner invites you to our exhibition of latest-design Oboes, Oboes d’amore and English horns as well as bocals.
Further information you find here.

International Beijing Oboenfestival

24th till 28th July 2014, Central Music Conservatory Beijing, China

Presentation of Püchner Oboes, Oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais and bocals. Repair service by Püchner’s oboe master Jürgen Stork

Concerts, recitals and Masterclasses with Jonathan Small about the soloist (pdf) and
Arnaldo de Felice about the soloist (pdf)
Further information to follow.

Masterclass IDRS Convention in New York

5th till 9th August 2014
NYU Steinhardt, Department of Music and Proforming Arts

Meet Gerald Püchner and Jürgen Stork, oboe master at Püchner. Welcome to playtest Püchner’s latest-design Püchner bassoons, bocals, contrabassoon, and oboes, oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais. Adjustment and repair service by Püchner’s master during the convention.

Recitals and concerts of outstanding soloists will highlight the convention:
Stefano Canuti, Fábio Cury, Saxton Rose, Jonathan Small, Kim Walker and Arnaldo de Felice

Very welcome! For further information
Download PDF

Third AFOES Double Reed convention in Spain

26 till 28 September 2014 

Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón in Zaragoza

Meet Gerald Püchner and Jürgen Stork, oboe master at Püchner.
Presentation of latest design Püchner bassoons, bocals and Oboes, Oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais. Adjustment and repair service by Püchner’s master during the convention.

Masterclass and recital of the 2nd prize and public prize winner of the ARD competition in Munich, September 2013: Sophie Dartigalongue about the soloist (pdf) and the Italian oboe soloist Arnaldo de Felice about the soloist (pdf)

Further information at www.afoes.es

Second International Monteverdi Oboe Festival 2014 Bolzano, North Italy

3th till 5th October 2014
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.

Detailed information to follow

Dubbelt av Dubbelt, Malmö


Academy of Music Malmö, Sweden, November 2014

Playtest latest design Püchner bassoons, bocals, oboes, oboes d’amore and English horns.
Orchestra and Jürgen Stork, oboe master at Püchner.
Repair service for oboes and bassoon during the exhibition.
Further information to follow.

Püchner-Festival in Moskau

12th till 15th November 2014
Moscow State Tchaikowsky Conservatory

Presentation of latest design Püchner bassoons, bocals and oboes, oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais. Adjustment and repair service by Püchner’s masters during the festival.

The bassoon soloists Stefano Canuti, Italy about the soloist (pdf) and Magnus Nilsson, Sweden about the soloist (pdf) will hold masterclasses. Recital on 15 November.

Further details to follow.

Püchner in Paris

28th and 29th November 2014

Presentation of latest design Püchner bassoons and oboes, oboes d’amore and Cor Anglais

Further details to follow.

Nobelprize winner Thomas Südhof „owes it all to his
bassoon teacher"

Read more.

Cover CD Fábio Cury

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.

Merry Chrismas and a happy New Year

Sophie Dartigalongue

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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.

Bassoon soloist Saxton Rose, USA performing with
the RUSHES Ensemble

Bassoon Masterclass and Concert
Entrepreneurship Class with the RUSHES Ensemble

Learn more: here.
Listen to Rushes Ensemble performing Michael Gordons new piece
for RUSHES Ensemble: here.
Saxton Rose is performing on a Püchner bassoon model Superior/model 6000.

Sophie Dartigalongue

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.

Watch: ‪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

Mingyuan Yang and Gerald Püchner in Redlands

Sophie Dartigalongue

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

Happy New Year 2013

christmas card 2012

Eurowinds Stefano Canuti 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 puchner@puchner.com at 17 EUR + postage + VAT. Further information please find here (PDF).

We congratulate the winners
of the recent years’ IDRS bassoon competitions

IDRS-basson-competitions-USA

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.

Prof. Valeri Popov

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.

Cover Following sheet music was published by Valeri Popov 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.

Cover Stefano-Canutis-Enrique-Bagaria 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)

Kalender 2012 Püchner-Calendar 2012

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Sophie Dartigalongue

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.

Sophie Dartigalongue

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 Benoit

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)

Angelika Chernych Rostov 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 financial need.»

Read the article

Fabio Cury

New CD released by Fabio Cury with four Brazilian bassoon concertos.

Further details in English and Portuguese as Download 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”
www.stefanocanuti.it

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:

Fábio Cury, Sao Paulo, Brasilien; Fabian Contreras, Cordoba, Argentinien; Gonzalo Brusco, Cordoba, Argentinien; Felipe Déstefano, Santiago de Chile

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, Fábian Contreras, Fabio Cury

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.

Mauro Avila

Mauro Avila

For further information about the festival please visit www.encuentrodefagotes.com.ar

Masahito Tanaka

15 Masterpieces for bassoon
Transcribed and edited by
Masahito Tanaka

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 puchner@puchner.com.
Price: 34 EUR +postage +19% VAT