Just in: Berlin Philharmonic appoints teenaged trumpetUncategorized
An 18 year-old Austrian, Florian Pichler, has joined the Berlin brass. The news was posted without fanfare on the Berlin Phil site. Pichler will play second trumpet but will often find himself in the #1 seat.
His appointment follows a bold move by the London Symphony Orchestra in naming its first teenaged principal player.
Getting younger all the time…