Small nws excemption3 Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Master Classes | Peter Otto, Violin
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Bt movie not in use Opening rhythm should not be too free 00h:02m:45s
Bt movie not in use Hold the G-sharp in mss. 14-15 as a "blue" note, adding vibrato later 00h:06m:47s
Bt movie not in use Don't let the first forte be too loud, leaves nowhere to go 00h:07m:34s

Peter Otto, First Associate Concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, works with Claude Halter on Sibelius Violin Concerto,

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Peter Otto

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.