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Master Classes | Peter Otto, Violin
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Peter Otto, First Associate Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, works on the violin solos from Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben with Heidi Han.

Composers:
Richard Strauss

Works:
HELDENLEBEN, OP. 40; EIN

Instruments:
Violin



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Peter Otto
Violin

Peter Otto joined The Cleveland Orchestra as first associate concertmaster in September 2007. Before joining the Orchestra, he was a member of the first violin section of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, where he served as assistant concertmaster for two seasons. Mr. Otto holds a bachelor of music degree from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Rostock, Germany, and a master of music degree from the Juilliard School. He has studied with Christiane Hutcap, Lewis Kaplan, Vera Kramarowa, and Igor Ozim, and participated in masterclasses of Anne-Sophie Mutter, Igor Oistrakh, and Ruggiero Ricci.

Mr. Otto has performed as a soloist with the Czech Philharmonic, Saint Louis Symphony, and Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra. He made his solo debut with The Cleveland Orchestra in March 2010 and was soloist in Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at the Blossom Festival in July 2010 and performed Bernstein's Serenade with the Orchestra in December 2011. He has also performed in live radio broadcasts on Deutschlandfunk Berlin and Norddeutscher Rundfunk, and on live television in Austria and Switzerland.