Matei Ioachimescu

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Matei Ioachimescu is one of the finest Romanian musicians. His studies began in Bucharest and were accomplished in Vienna, in Austria in the soloists class of Prof. Barbara Gisler Haase. He has graduated from the prestigious Viennese Music University where he was awarded the title of “Magister Artium”. Matei was also influenced and supported by outstanding teachers like Pierre-Yves Artaud, Ion Bogdan Stefanescu, Renate Armin Greiss and Heidi Peter Indermuhle.

He is the winner of several music competitions and a “Yehudi Menuhin” Foundation artist.

His artistic activity is a very intense one and includes concerts as a soloist or as a member of several european orchestras.

His interest in chamber music, and especially in contemporary repertoire takes him regularly to perform recitals throughout the whole world, where he plays in different ensembles. Konzerthaus Wien, the Romanian Athenaeum or Tokyo Suntory Hall are just a few of the concert halls where his performances were unanimously appreciated by the public.

Matei Ioachimescu held the solo flute position of the Bucharest “George Enescu” Philharmonic until 2011.

His debut CD – “Lumiére”, released in 2014 together with pianist Catalina Butcaru, was highly praised by the critics in Austria and Romania.

Matei Ioachimescu also has an important pedagogic activity reflected by numerous master-classes held in Romania, Hungary and Austria.

His intense musical activity and the great quality of his projects brought him the title of « Ambassador of Integration » granted by the Austrian Secretary of the State.

Matei Ioachimescu plays on a Muramatsu 9 K golden flute and a Tomasi 22 K headjoint.