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Uploaded on May 7, 2009
Hans Werner Henze - Konzert für Kontrabass 1.Satz
Thomas Lähns: Kontrabass Imola Bartha: Piano
31.5.2008 at Musikhochschule Basel - Grosser Saal
At the age of thirteen, Thomas Lähns (born in 1981 in Basle) came to Tibor Elekes as his bassstudent. In 2001 he started to study the double bass at the MusicAcademy of Basle under Wolfgang Güttler and Botond Kostyak. In 2005 he completed his teacher's diploma. In jazz he has played with well-known musicians such as Greg Osby, Glenn Ferris, and Wolfgang Puschnig. Together with Florian and Michael Arbenz, he is one of the founding members of the Jazz-Trio Vein. He is also a member of Christoph Stiefel's Inner Language Trio. In classics he has worked under notable conductors such as Heinz Hollinger or Peter Eötvös. Thomas Lähns has just obtained the concert diploma and is a member of the Basle Sinfonietta.