On March 6, Thorsten Johanns gave a solo concert as a soloist with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Bucharest. Here he interpreted Mozart's Clarinet Concerto. The concert was broadcasted live on the radio. The recording is now also available online for listening. Click here for the full concert recording.
On May 27, 2018 Thorsten Johanns and other musicians invite to a charity concert in favor of the music program of the Thuringia International School in the ballroom of the City Palace Weimar. The third benefit matinee will feature Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A major KV 581 and Mendelssohn Bartholdy's Octave in E flat major op. 20.
Thorsten Johanns will teach in a masterclass at the famous Kuhmo Festival in Finland this summer. The masterclass takes place from July 15th to 22nd. Click HERE for more information and application.
Thorsten Johanns will give a masterclass from June 10 to 16 at the Festival Academy Budapest. Interested students can register until April 13.
Details and application HERE
On the occasion of Steve Reich's 80th birthday, Thorsten Johanns presents a special university project on October 25th, 2016 at 7.30pm at the Fürstenhaus ballroom of the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar. Within a concert Thorsten Johanns and students of his clarinet class will perform New York Counterpoint by Steve Reich.
In July 2014, Thorsten Johanns has premiered the clarinet concerto "Aura" by the composer Moritz Eggert, which is dedicated to him, together with the bayerische kammerphilharmonie Augsburg. The The speciality about the piece is that the soloist is not able to breathe while playing - for about 15 minutes.
Thorsten Johanns has been appointed as the new clarinet professor at the Academy of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar.
He is following Prof.Martin Spangenberg from the semester 2014/15 on. There will be an extracurricular audition for his class on July 2nd, 2014 - please click for all information HERE.
Thorsten Johanns and some other members of the WDR Symphony Orchestra will perform on March 21 the popular piece "Peter and the wolf" by Sergey Prokoviev, in a version for wind quintet at the international literary festival Lit.Cologne.
The narrator will be Eckhard Leue and the venue will be the Small Hall of the WDR Funkhaus - the concert is already sold out!