Liceu Cambra Masterclasses & Concerts is synonymous with great music and musical wisdom shared by the greatest performers and creators. This concert series reaches its ninth edition this year, reaffirming itself as one of the most interesting initiatives of its kind, and, as always expected, a meeting point for the students of the Higher Center of the Liceu Conservatory with the great international masters, and as an appointment for music lovers from Barcelona with the best music.
Ludwig Quandt studied at the University of Music Lübeck under Arthur Troester, first principal cellist of the Berliner Philharmoniker from 1935-1945. In 1985 he earned his diploma and in 1987 passed his graduate exam with distinction. During and following his studies he attended master classes with Boris Pergamenschikow, Zara Nelsova, Maurice Gendron, Wolfgang Boettcher and Siegfried Palm and he was selected twice for the nationwide German “Konzerten Junger Künstler”.
Prizewinner at the ARD International Music Competition, the Brahms Competition in Hamburg and the Premio Stradivari in Cremona, he joined the Berliner Philharmoniker for two years before becoming the orchestra’s principal cellist in 1991.
Ludwig Quandt also appears internationally as a soloist and chamber-music player and is a member of various ensembles of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
He plays a 1675 cello by Francesco Ruggieri of Cremona, loaned to him from Deutsche Bank since 1993.
Liceu Cambra – Masterclasses & Concerts series has the patronage of Ferrer-Salat Music Foundation.