| Johannes Pramsohler|
| Guildhall School of Music and Drama|
Violin Concertos, Double & Triple Concertos, L’Estro Armonico, Bach & Entourage: Violin Sonatas from Bach’s Circle
Rachel Podger, Johann Sebastian Bach, Marcin Swiatkiewicz
Johannes Pramsohler Wikipedia
Johannes Pramsohler is a violinist, conductor and record producer, specialised in Historically informed performance, currently based in Paris.
Johannes Pramsohler was born 5 April 1980 in Sterzing in the autonomous Italian province of South Tyrol and studied at the Conservatorio Claudio Monteverdi in Bolzano, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and at the Paris Conservatoire CNR. His main teachers were Georg Egger, Jack Glickman and Rachel Podger. Already during his studies he played with many of the leading period instrument orchestras such as Concerto Köln, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Les Arts Florissants and the Academy of Ancient Music. As part of his career development he was member of the 2007 European Union Baroque Orchestra.
Often invited as guest concertmaster, Johannes Pramsohler led orchestras such as The King's Consort, Le Concert d'Astrée, Concerto Köln, Arte dei Suonatori, the European Union Baroque Orchestra and the Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra. He is founding member and artistic director of the London-based International Baroque Players. 2014 saw his soloist debut with the Budapest Festival Orchestra. He regularly performs as a guest of the Berlin Philharmonic with their Early Music ensemble Concerto Melante.
In 2008 Johannes Pramsohler founded the Ensemble Diderot, a Paris-based ensemble specialising in chamber music from the 17th and 18th centuries. The group released its first album in 2014 on Audax Records and has since released three more recordings.
In March 2012 Pramsohler released his first solo recording "Pisendel - Violin concertos from Dresden" on the label Raumklang to great critical acclaim. It was nominated for an International Classical Music Award. In 2013 Pramsohler set up his own record label Audax Records. The first CD was released on October 18th of the same year and was nominated for the Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik. The label has since produced 8 more CDs as well as a Baroque CD for children accompanied by a colouring book.2012 "Pisendel - Violin concertos from Dresden (International Baroque Players)
2013 "Johannes Pramsohler" (with Philippe Grisvard, harpsichord)
2014 "The Dresden Album" (Ensemble Diderot)
2015 "Bach & Entourage" (with Philippe Grisvard, harpsichord)
2015 "Montanari - Violin concertos" (Ensemble Diderot)
2016 "Meister - Il giardino del piacere" (Ensemble Diderot)
2016 "Mondonville - Trio sonatas op. 2" (Ensemble Diderot)
Pramsohler plays a 1713 Pietro Giacomo Rogeri violin made in Brescia and previously owned by Reinhard Goebel and instruments made by Roger Graham Hargrave, Tilman Muthesius and Michael Stauder.