After starting his musical career in Munich, Berthold Hamburger has divided his activities as a cellist between performing as a soloist, chamber musician and being a cellist with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia.
He has collaborated with orchestras like Munich Philhar monic, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Niederösterreichisches Tonkünstler Orchester, Or questa Sinfónica de Tenerife, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and musical directors like Sergiu Chelebidache, Carlo Maria Guilini, Uwe Mund, Victor Pablo Pérez, Dima Slobodeniouk, Eliahu Inbal, Dennis Russel Davies among others.
As a soloist and with Orphelion Ensemble, Berthold Hamburger has performed in major concert halls and festivals of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, India, Japan and South America.
Berthold Hamburger studied with Heinrich Klug in Munich, Prof. Tobias Kühne and Prof. Valentin Erben in Vienna, Prof. Hatto Beyerle in Hannover (String quartet), Ingrid Bettag in Munich (Canto). His artistic development was greatly influenced by masterclasses with Jan Polasek, Martin Ostertag, Radu Aldulescú, Thomas Demenga and Klaus Maetzl.
Since the beginning of his career, he has dedicated a lot of time and effort to teaching students as well as coaching young musicians orchestras. His current activities include coaching the National Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE), the Youth Orchestra of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and individual coaching of students all over the world via online classes.
Early on, Berthold Hamburger had developed a deep desire to broaden his vision and knowledge of our world, which has led him to engage in many different activities besides being a performing cellist. He immersed himself into fields like, Sciences (Physics, Astronomy, optical design), crafts (carpentry, violin making), adventure sports and aviation.
Berthold Hamburger is holder of a commercial Airline Transport Pilots License (ATPL/CPL) and member of MENSA international.
Berthold Hamburger is playing the violoncello op.310 that has been built for him by German luthier Martin Schleske in 2020.
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Enjoy the world of ORCHRESTRAL MUSIC with DEBORAH GONSALVES & BERTHOLD HAMBURGER @ Lorraine Music & Talk Show
Join Lorraine Aloysius & Aubrey Aloysius as they chat with DEBORAH GONSALVES Performer – Violin, and BERTHOLD HAMBURGER Performer – Cello while they share their inspiring music and amazing life journey across the globe on this unique Music & Talk Show on Sunday 25-July-2021 @ 5:00 PM IST/ @ 1:30 PM CEST