Petra Ackermann

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Petra Ackermann (viola) was born in 1974 in Klagenfurt / Austria. She studied with Siegfried Führlinger at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London with John White and Jan Schlapp (baroque viola). She worked on the contemporary viola repertoire with Garth Knox in Paris, which became crucial in her artistic development.

Numerous world premieres were dedicated to her and she has worked with leading composers such as Beat Furrer, Friedrich Cerha, Georg Friedrich Haas, Klaus Lang, Pierluigi Billone, Peter Maxwell Davies, Pierre Boulez and Jonathan Harvey. As a soloist she has performed several times at the Wiener Musikverein and the Wiener Konzerthaus. She is regularly invited to prestigious festivals such as Wien Modern, Musikprotokoll Graz, Klangspuren Schwaz, Carinthian Summer, Salzburger Festspiele.

She is a member of the Mondrian Ensemble, the trio Eis, of the ensemble PHACE contemporary music, the Koehne Quartet and the Ensemble Wiener Collage. She also was invited as a guest musician in Klangforum Wien and ensemble Contrechamps. She is connected in prolific working relationships with musicians from the fields of jazz, electronic music and world music, such as David Liebman, Wayne Horvitz, Elliott Sharp and James Blood Ulmer. In 2009 she was awarded the Prize for Music of Land Kärnten.
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Petra Ackermann Discography Tracks

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BTL 027 Petra Ackermann - Transformations album art James Emery James Emery - Transformations(CD, Album) Between The Lines BTL 027 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
TZ 8021 Petra Ackermann - Whispers, Hymns And A Murmur album art Wayne Horvitz Wayne Horvitz - Whispers, Hymns And A Murmur(CD, Album) Tzadik TZ 8021 US 2006 Sell This Version
none Dhafer Youssef, Jatinder Thakur & Koehne String Quartet Dhafer Youssef, Jatinder Thakur & Koehne String Quartet - Live At The Bath International Music Festival 2007(2xCD, Album, Unofficial, Boo) Not On Label (Dhafer Youssef) none UK 2007 Sell This Version
1773255 Petra Ackermann - Dear Ladies album art Vera* Try To (Exclusive Album Track) Vera* - Dear Ladies(CD, Maxi) Universal 1773255 Austria 2008 Sell This Version
WWE 2 SACD + DVD 20277 Petra Ackermann - I Hate Mozart »More Delicate Than Gratification Is Desire.« album art Bernhard Lang - Michael Sturminger , Libretto - Klangforum Wien - Johannes Kalitzke Bernhard Lang - Michael Sturminger , Libretto - Klangforum Wien - Johannes Kalitzke - I Hate Mozart »More Delicate Than Gratification Is Desire.«(2xSACD, Multichannel, Album + DVD-V) col legno WWE 2 SACD + DVD 20277 Austria 2008 Sell This Version
WWE 1CD 30005 Petra Ackermann - Joni album art Peter Herbert Peter Herbert - Joni(CD, Album) Col Legno WWE 1CD 30005 Austria 2011 Sell This Version
WER 6410 2 Petra Ackermann - Leopold Hurt album art Leopold Hurt August Frommers Dinge Leopold Hurt - Leopold Hurt(CD, Album) WERGO WER 6410 2 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
MGB CTS-M 144 Petra Ackermann - Untitled album art Jürg Frey Extended Circular Music No. 1 (2011/2014) and 2 more… Jürg Frey - Untitled(CD) Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 144 Switzerland 2014 Sell This Version
WER 73102 Petra Ackermann - Traces album art Detlev Müller-Siemens - Mondrian Ensemble Streichtrio and 2 more… Detlev Müller-Siemens - Mondrian Ensemble - Traces(CD) Wergo WER 73102 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
MGB CTS-M 146 Petra Ackermann - Martin Jaggi album art Martin Jaggi Strata and 1 more… Martin Jaggi - Martin Jaggi(CD, Album) Musiques Suisses MGB CTS-M 146 Switzerland 2015 Sell This Version
NEOS 11506 Petra Ackermann - Ensemble Works album art Kelterborn*, Moser*, Roth* - Mondrian Ensemble Verrückung (…Boogie-Woogie) and 3 more… Kelterborn*, Moser*, Roth* - Mondrian Ensemble - Ensemble Works(CD) Neos NEOS 11506 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
LIVA009 Petra Ackermann - Z´ruck Zu Mir album art Elfi Aichinger Elfi Aichinger - Z´ruck Zu Mir(CD, Album) Brucknerhaus Edition LIVA009 Austria Unknown Sell This Version