Jens Peter Maintz - Cello

Jens Peter Maintz
- Cello
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For his CD with solo works by Bach, Dutilleux and Kodaly, which was released by Sony Classical, Jens Peter Maintz was awarded the ECHO-Klassik. The label Berlin Classics released his highly acclaimed recording of Haydn's cello concertos, accompanied by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

His solo career has brought him into contact with conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Herbert Blomstedt, Marek Janowski, Dmitry Kitajenko, Franz Welser-Möst, Reinhard Goebel and Bobby McFerrin. He has appeared as a soloist with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig MDR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Den Haag Residenzorchester and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. Alongside classical repertoire, Jens Peter Maintz has performed numerous works by contemporary composers from Isang Yun to Georg Friedrich Haas.

Since 2004 Jens Peter Maintz has been a professor at Berlin University of the Arts, where he teaches a very successful cello class. Since 2017 he has also been teaching at the renowned Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid. Many of his students are Award winners in important international competitions and some hold leading positions in major orchestras.

Jens Peter Maintz is also a highly sought-after chamber musician. He is a member of the prestigious concert series Spectrum Concerts Berlin, and performs with chamber music partners such as Janine Jansen, Boris Brovtsyn, Torleif Thedéen, Hélène Grimaud, Kolja Blacher, Isabelle Faust, Antoine Tamestit, as well as the the Artemis, Carmina and Amaryllis Quartets.

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Jens Peter Maintz - Hamburg

Together with Volker Jacobsen (Viola) and the Amaryllis Quartet

Works by Strauss, Schönberg and Brahms

Location: Elbphilharmonie

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Jens Peter Maintz - Marburg

Together with the Jenaer Philharmonie. Concertmaster: Marius Sima

Works by Haydn, Tschaikowsky and Janácek

Location: Erwin-Piscator-Haus

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Jens Peter Maintz - Nijmegen

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: Concertgebouw De Vereeniging

Jens Peter Maintz - Steinfurt

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: Concert Hall in Steinfurter Bagno

 

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Jens Peter Maintz - Wittlich

Together with the Minguet Quartet

Works by Bach, Dvořák and Schubert

Location: Synagoge Wittlich

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Jens Peter Maintz - Weiden

Together with the Armida Quartett

Works by Janáček, Ligeti and Schubert

Location: Max-Reger-Halle Weiden

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Jens Peter Maintz - Schubertiade Hohenems

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: Markus-Sittikus-Saal

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Jens Peter Maintz - Putbus Festspiele

Together with Jürgen Bruns (Conductor) and the Preußisches Kammerorchester

Haydn - Concerto for Cello and Orchestra C Major

Location: Theater Putbus

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Jens Peter Maintz - Putbus Festspiele

Together with Matthias Kirschnereit (Piano)

Works by Beethoven, Brahms und Ginastera

Location: Theater Putbus

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Jens Peter Maintz - Putbus Festspiele

Together with Matthias Kirschnereit (Piano) and the Amaryllis Quartet

Works by Bach, Beethoven and Dvořák

Location: Theater Putbus

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Jens Peter Maintz - Putbus Festspiele

Together with Matthias Kirschnereit (Piano) and the Amaryllis Quartet

Works by Hefti, Schubert and Schumann

Location: Theater Putbus

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Jens Peter Maintz - Ingolstadt

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: Stadttheater Ingolstadt

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Jens Peter Maintz - Wiesloch

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: Palatin Kongresshotel und Kulturzentrum, Staufersaal

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Jens Peter Maintz - Schleswig-Holstein-Musikfestival

Together with Christoph Pregardien (Tenor), Franziska Hölscher (Violin) and Daniel Heide (Piano)

Works by Beethoven and Schubert

Location: tbc

Jens Peter Maintz has an outstanding reputation as a versatile soloist, highly sought-after chamber musician, and committed cello teacher.

Originally from Hamburg, he studied with David Geringas and took part in masterclasses with other great cellists such as Heinrich Schiff, Boris Pergamenschikow, Frans Helmerson and Siegfried Palm. He was further influenced by his intense chamber music study with Uwe-Martin Haiberg and Walter Levin.

In 1994 he won the 1st prize in the ARD Iternational Music Competition, which had not been awarded to a cellist for 17 years. He gathered several years of valuable orchestral experience as principal cello of the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester in Berlin and travelled the world as a member of the renowned Trio Fontenay. Since 2006 Jens Peter Maintz has been principal cello of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, on the invitation of Claudio Abbado.

His solo career has brought him into contact with conductors such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Herbert Blomstedt, Marek Janowski, Dmitry Kitajenko, Franz Welser-Möst, Reinhard Goebel and Bobby McFerrin. He has appeared as a soloist with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig MDR Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Den Haag Residenzorchester and Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.

Alongside classical repertoire, Jens Peter Maintz has performed numerous works by contemporary composers from Isang Yun to Georg Friedrich Haas.

Since 2004 Jens Peter Maintz has been a professor at Berlin University of the Arts, where he teaches a very successful cello class. Since 2017 he has also been teaching at the renowned Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Madrid. Many of his students are Award winners in important international competitions and some hold leading positions in major orchestras.

Jens Peter Maintz is also a highly sought-after chamber musician. He is a member of the prestigious concert series Spectrum Concerts Berlin, and performs with chamber music partners such as Janine Jansen, Boris Brovtsyn, Torleif Thedéen, Hélène Grimaud, Kolja Blacher, Isabelle Faust, Antoine Tamestit, as well as the the Artemis, Carmina and Amaryllis Quartets.

For his CD with solo works by Bach, Dutilleux and Kodaly, which was released by Sony Classical, Jens Peter Maintz was awarded the ECHO-Klassik. The label Berlin Classics released his highly acclaimed recording of Haydn's cello concertos, accompanied by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.

Highlights of the 2019/2020 season included performances as a soloist with the Chamber Orchestra Metamorphosen Berlin in Spain and the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin in the Philharmonie Berlin; followed by the chamber music concert with the violinist Janine Jansen in the Wigmore Hall in London.

In the 2020/21 season, Jens Peter Maintz is going to play with the Czech Philharmonic at the Tongyeong Festival in South Korea and will also perform with the Preußisches Kammerorchester at the Putbus Festival. Furthermore, he is going to devote himself to chamber music projects, including performances with Emmanuel Pahud and Kolja Bacher in Boswil, Volker Jakobsen and the Amaryllis Quartet in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, as well as with Christoph Pregardien, Franziska Hölscher and Daniel Heide at the Schubertiade Hohenems and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.

Jens Peter Maintz plays the 'Ex-Servais' cello made by Giovanni Grancino in 1697.

Changes and alterations require prior consultation with Grunau & Paulus Music Management.

Jens Peter Maintz - Schubert "Du bist die Ruh"

Jens Peter Maintz plays Ligeti Sonata 1. Mov.

Janine Jansen: Enescu

Cello Duello plays Händel-Halvorsen

Musik am Gothaer Hof

Friedrich Grützmacher- Concert Fantasy op. 33

Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha, Hermann Breuer

Label: Es-Dur
LC: LC07186
Distribution: Edel:Kultur
EAN: 4015372820350
Release: 29.05.2015


Dmitri Schostakowitsch

Dmitri Schostakowitsch

15th Symphony
Editing: Viktor Derevianko

Suite for Varieté-Orchester
Editing: Oriol Cruixent

With:
Kolja Blacher, Violin
Oriol Cruixent, Piano
Raymond Curfs, Percussion
Claudio Estay, Percussion
Mark Haeldermans, Percussion

Label: Phil.harmonie
LC: ASIN: B07DLZD2XB
Release: 10.11.2014


Ernst Toch

String Trio op. 63
Sonata for Cello op. 50
Divertimento op. 37 No. 1
Sonata for Violin No. 1 op. 21

With:
Spectrum Concerts Berlin
Annette von Hehn (Violin)
Hartmut Rohde (Viola)
Lars Wouters van den Oudenweijer (Clarinet)
Katya Apekisheva, Jascha Nemtsov (Piano)

Label: Naxos
LC: LC05537
Distribution: Naxos Deutschland Musik & Video Vertriebs-GmbH
EAN: 0636943971628
Release: 28.04.2014


Janine Jansen - Schubert & Schönberg

Schubert - String Quintet
Schönberg - Verklärte Nacht

With:
Janine Jansen (Violin)
Boris Brovtsyn (Violin), Amihai Grosz und Maxim Rysanov (Viola), Torleif Thedéen (Cello)

Label: Naxos
LC: LC00171
Distribution: Universal Music
EAN: 028947835516
Release: 02.12.2012


Bloch: Landscapes-Works for String Quartet

Ernest Bloch - Prayer (from: Jewish life No.1)

Mit Galatea Quartet

Label: Sony Classical
LC: LC06868
Distribution: Sony Music
EAN: 0886979502420
Release: 06.09.2011


Cello Duello

Including works by Händel-Halvorsen, Haydn, Paganini

With Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt

Label: Solo Musica
LC: LC15316
Distribution: Membran
EAN: 4260123641467
Release: 12.11.2010


Haydn und Kraft

Josef Haydn Cello Concertos 1&2

Anton Kraft Cello Sonata

With David Adorjan (Cello)

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Thomas Klug (Concertmaster)

Label: Berlin Classics
LC: LC06203
Distribution: Edel:Kultur
EAN: 0782124163228
Release: 12.11.2010


Wilhelm Fitzenhagen

Cello Concerto No. 2, Op.4

Various Pieces for Cello and Piano

With:
Paul Rivinius (Piano)
Peter Rundel (Conductor)
Münchner Rundfunkorchester

Label: Oehms Classics
LC: LC12424
Distribution: Oehms Classics
EAN: 4260034867024
Release: 02.08.2007


Tchaikovsky for Cello

Works by Tchaikovsky, Fitzenhagen, Davidov, Brandukov

Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: David Geringas

 

Label: Arte Nova Classics
LC: LC03480
Distribution: Sony Music
EAN: 743218079122
Release: 11.04.2006


Isang Yun: 20th Century Portraits

Isang Yun: Cello Concerto

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Stefan Asbury

Label: Capriccio
LC: LC08748
Distribution: Naxos Deutschland Musik & Video Vertriebs-GmbH
Release: 15.09.2003


Roslavets

Nikolai Roslavets: Piano Trios No. 2-4

Trio Fontenay: Michael Mücke (Violin), Jens Peter Maintz (Cello), Wolf Harden (Piano)

Label: Teldec Classics
LC: LC06019
Distribution: Warner Music
EAN: 0825646932443
Release: 08.01.2001


Cellokonzerte des 18. Jahrhunderts (Cello concerts of the 18th century)

Works by Proporz, C.Ph.E. Bach, Haydn

With the Chamber Orchestra Carl Emanuel Bach, Hartmut Haenchen

Label: Philips
LC: LC00305
Distribution: Universal Music
Release: 12.05.1997


discordable

Works by Bach, Dutilleux, Kodály

Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha, Hermann Breuer

Label: Sony
LC: LC06667
Release: 1996