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.
Walter Küssner received his musical training with Jürgen Kussmaul in Düsseldorf, Kim Kashkashian in New York, Michael Tree in St. Louis and Wilfried Strehle in Berlin.
He has won the International Competitions of St. Louis in 1986 and Gernsbach in 1987.
After having been a member of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich, in 1988 he moved to the Berlin Philharmonic, where he has been playing since the time of Herbert von Karajan.
As a chamber music performer, he participates in various ensembles, such as the Philharmonic Soloists Berlin, the Philharmonic Stringsextett, the Berliner Barocksolisten and the Stradivari Soloists Berlin. He has also performed as a soloist with orchestras in Canada, the United States, Brazil, France, Japan, Singapore, Hungary and Germany.
He is professor and head of the viola department at the “Hanns Eisler” Academy of Music in Berlin, guest professor in Shanghai and Beijing and at the Geidai National University of Fine Arts and Music in Tokyo.
Liceu Cambra – Masterclasses & Concerts series has the patronage of Ferrer-Salat Music Foundation.