Vienna’s Mahler Jugendorchester Announces New Concertmaster

The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester has announced the appointment of German violinist Stefan Zientek as its new Concertmaster

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The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, in Vienna, Austria has this week announced the appointment of 23-year-old German violinist Stefan Zientek as its new Concertmaster – effective in May 2020.

A graduate of the Robert-Schumann-Hochschule Düsseldorf where he studied with Michael Gaiser, Stefan is a current postgraduate student of Friedemann Eichhorn at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar.

Founded in 1986 by conductor Claudio Abbado, the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester is a pan-European youth orchestra selected following auditions in more than twenty-five European cities.

Stefan will succeed violinist Raphaëlle Moreau in the leadership role.

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