By Madelyn Montgomery
Trombonist Peter Steiner and pianist/organist Constanze Hochwartner will be taking the stage for free a concert at Falany Performing Arts Center in Flint Hall on Feb. 5.
The Duo Steiner-Hochwartner was formed in 2017 and they have spent the 2018-2019 season in extensive international travel, including a tour to the United States, Europe, Asia and South America.
Steiner is an Italian trombonist and has performed as guest trombonist with the Munich Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, New York Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony Orchestra and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. He released his first album in January of 2017, titled “United.” His second album, “Sapphire,” will be released in 2019 in collaboration with Hochwartner.
Hochwartner started playing piano at a mere 3 years old and continued her education in piano, organ, and instrumental and vocal pedagogy. She has performed as a solo artist around the world, including organ concerts in Europe, the United States and South America.
Steiner and Hochwartner will lead a masterclass on Feb. 5 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Galt Instrument Hall in Falany Performing Arts Center with a concert to follow in Flint Hall at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the Duo Steiner-Hochwartner, see www.steinerpeter.com.