Steffen Trekel and Michael Tröster have travelled to Japan several times and given concert.
A complete concert from Oct. 2013 can be found at youtube. The duo Trekel Tröster is joyned by the Japanese guitarist Yoshinobu Hara in some of the pieces.
The concert took place in the Senzoku Gakuen College of Music. The introductions to the pieces were translated from German to Japanese by Ayako Kojima, a Japanese mandolin player who studied in Germany for some time.
Konzert – Senzoku Gakuen College of Music – Silver Mountain B1F, Oct. 12, 2013
“SILVER MOUNTAIN OPENING CONCERT”
- Yoshinobu Hara (Gitarre)
- Michael Tröster (Gitarre)
- Stefan Trekel (Mandoline)
■ Program ■
00:56 – Trio / Joseph Haydn (Duo Trekel-Tröster + Yoshinobu Hara)
53:42 – Variaciones sobre un tema de Mozart op.9 / Fernando Sor (Yoshinobu Hara)
1:31:13 – Prayer – Frederic Hand (Duo Trekel-Tröster)
1:37:24 – Encore – Trio von Haydn (Duo Trekel-Tröster + Yoshinobu Hara)
Website Steffen Trekel: http://www.steffen-trekel.de
Steffen Trekel counts among the leading mandolinists and mandolin pedagogues of our time. He studied mandolin private with Detlef Tewes as well as with Professor Marga Wilden-Huesgen at the Academy of Music at Cologne, and is the prize winner in many national and international competitions. As a soloist, with diverse casts of chamber music, as well as with renowned orchestras, he travelled on numerous concert tours throughout Germany and many other countries worldwide.
Steffen Trekel has been active as a university lecturer for mandolin and methodology at theHamburger Konservatorium since 1995 and, in addition, teaches at the Kreismusikschule Herzogtum Lauenburg. His teaching activity extends from early instrumental instruction to the more advanced education of students. The successes of his students at competitions are reflected in the outstanding reputation he enjoys as pedagogue.
Website Michael Tröster: http://www.michael-troester.de/
Michael Tröster who teaches at Kassel Academy of Music , was born in 1956 and studied under Gerhard Vogt. He continued his studies at music academies in Frankfurt, Würzburg and Basel and was a student of the well-known German guitarist, Siegfried Behrend.
After winning numerous national and international competitions e.g. the “Deutschen Musikwettbewerb” (the German Music Competition), or the “International Villa-Lobos Competition” in Milan, it was not long before he embarked on his international concert career.
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