The Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester appointed Stefan Zientek, Germany, as its new Concertmaster.
Born in Krefeld, Germany in 1996, Stefan Zientek currently studies with Friedemann Eichhorn at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar. Before that, he studied with Michael Gaiser at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf.
After being a member and Concertmaster of the German Bundesjugendorchester, he joined the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, where he was also Concertmaster in 2017.
Stefan Zientek will will succeed Raphaëlle Moreau, current GMJO Concertmaster since 2017, in the Summer Tour 2020.
Congratulations, dear Stefan Zientek! And a very warm welcome to the GMJO!