Solo Recital in Northern New Jersey

Thursday, February 26, 2015

7:30 pm

NV Factory

400 Sylvan Ave., Ste #100 Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632


The recital will be given in NV Factory at its recently upgraded location in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 

Muramatsu Exhibit had to be postponed to another time due to bad weather. Instead, Lawrence Lee from Manhattan Flutes and Repair will have a booth from 6-7pm to give free diagnostic exam of your flute. During the reception following the concert, Karl-Heinz Schütz will sign his CD's which will be available for purchase at the concert.

Tickets are $40 for Adults and $30 for Students with ID.

Solo Recital Program

F. J. Haydn - Sonata in G major

S. Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite 

H. Dutilleux - Sonatine 

J. Brahms - Sonata No. 2 in Eb Major, Op. 120

  • Collaborator: Eliko Akahori

Solo Salon Recital in NYC

Friday, February 27, 2015

4 pm

89th St. and Central Park West 


The Salon Recital will take place at a private apartment in Upper Westside overlooking the Central Park. 

Burkart Flutes will exhibit their instruments from 6-7 during the wine and cheese reception following the concert.

As there are only limited seats available, please reserve your ticket(s) early. 

Solo Recital Program

J. Andersen - Concert Piece, Op.3 in E major

S. Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite 

H. Dutilleux - Sonatine 

C. Franck - Sonata in A major 

  • Collaborator: Eliko Akahori

General Admission : $50

Salon Masterclass in NYC

Saturday, February 28, 2015

2 pm - 4 pm

245 West 107th St.


The two hour long masterclass will feature young fluitsts nationwide. Currenly all the performer slots are filled and we are only accepting auditors.

This event will take place at a different location in Upper Westside. Again, as there are only limited seats available, please reserve your ticket(s) early.


-Orchestral Excerpts-
 G. Rossini - William Tell Overture 
 M. Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé 

C. Franck - Sonata in A major 

Georg Böhm - Grand Polonaise Op. 16

E. Bozza - Image

J.S. Bach - Partita

Auditors : $35

Karl-Heinz Schütz

(Principal Solo Flute of the Vienna State Opera Orchestra / Wiener Philharmoniker)

Karl-Heinz Schütz

Karl-Heinz Schütz

Karl-Heinz Schütz is Principal Solo Flute with the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and also plays the Solo Flute at the Wiener Philharmoniker. Prior to earning his current  position, he held the same position with the Wiener Symphoniker from 2005 to 2011 and with the Stuttgarter Philharmoniker from 2000 to 2004. He currently is the Flute-Professor at Konservatorium Wien-University.

Born in Innsbruck and raised in Landeck/Tirol he has had his musical education in Austria, Switzerland and France. He graduated both, in Austria with Prof. Eva Amsler at the Vorarlberg State Conservatory, and in France within the class of Prof. Philippe Bernold at theLyon CNSM (Conservatoire national supérieur de musique), where he also perfectioned himself in playing chamber music with Jean-Louis Cappezzali. In Switzerland, he had numerous in-depth private lessons with Aurèle Nicolet.

Important international awards where he won first prizes were the Carl Nielsen International Flute competition in 1998 and the Krakov International Flute competition in 1999. 

He has been a soloist with such renowned orchestras as Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, German Radio-orchestras NDR Hamburg, WDR Cologne and HR Frankfurt, Opéra de Lyon, Orchestra of the Bayreuther Festspiele and Super World Orchestra in Japan. He also performed various flute concertos with orchestras around the world including Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Concertverein, Classical players Vienna, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona, Odense Symphony, Sapporo Symphony, NHK Orchestra Tokyo, Camerata XXI Tarragona, Concertino Wien, Capella Cracoviensis and others. As a Solo Flute of various orchestras, he had the opportunity to make music with conductors such as Georges Pretre, Pierre Boulez, Ivan Fischer, Lorin Maazel, Kent Nagano, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Yakov Kreizberg, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Yuri Simeonov, Vladimir Fedosejev, Fabio Luisi, Franz Welser-Möst and Wolfgang Sawallisch.

He has been enjoying teaching very much and has travelled to many different parts of the world in Europe, Asia, North and South Americas as guest performing and teaching artist in numerous prestigious masterclasses, music festivals and schools. 

As a member of the Ensemble WIEN-BERLIN the WIENER RINGENSEMBLE and TRIO AURORA, he has been able to perform in diverse chamber formations to reach audience with music from Baroque to contemporary. 
Karl-Heinz Schütz has recorded for many broadcasting stations and released number of albums containing works of W.F.Bach Flute duets, 4th Brandenburg concerto, Taffanels Opera paraphrases, Prokofiev sonata, and Mozart Flute quartets.

Eliko Akahori (Collaborator)

Eliko Akahori

Eliko Akahori

Eliko Akahori has appeared as a recitalist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist to great acclaim in the United States, Europe, and Asia.  Recent performances include a live broadcast of Brahms’ Clarinet Trio on WGBH radio in Boston, concerts with the Providence String Quartet, and recitals with violinist James Buswell and saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky.
In 2003, Ms. Akahori received the first prize, Coleman-Barstow Award, in the 57th Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition.  Past collaborators in recitals, chamber music concerts, recordings, and radio and television broadcasts include members of the Berlin Philharmonic and the Chicago, Montreal, Boston and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, among others.  She has performed in many festivals including the Banff Centre in Canada, IMAI in Maine, and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan.  
Ms. Akahori holds a Master’s degree in Music Theory from the New England Conservatory and a Bachelor’s degree in Composition from the Kunitachi College of Music in Japan, where she was the winner of both the Yamaha Young Artist’s Award and the Yomiuri Musician’s Award, graduating with Academic Honors and Highest Distinction in Performance.  In 1996, she performed for the Japanese Emperor’s Family in the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.  Ms. Akahori is currently on the faculty at Wellesley College.


Photos of Karl-Heinz Schütz Event 2015

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