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Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt is a prizewinner of many international competitions such as the International Rostropovich Competition, Paris and the Tchaikovsky Competition, Moscow. He performs worldwide with prestigious orchestras such as the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Staatskapelle Weimar, and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, and in concert and recital at international festivals and venues such as the Ravinia and Piatigorsky Cello Festival (USA), Wigmore Hall, Carnegie and Alice Tully Halls, Suntory Hall and the Berlin Philharmonic Hall. He is the founder and music director of the Chamber Orchestra Metamorphosen Berlin alongside violinist Indira Koch and in chamber recitals has performed with renowned artists including Lang Lang, Christoph Eschenbach, Emanuel Ax, and Gil Shaham. He has released several albums on the Sony label and recorded Cello Duello with Jens Peter Maintz for the Solo Musica label. He had the honour of working with Mstislav Rostropovitch during his later career.

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