Frank Forst is prizewinner of the international music competition „Prague Spring“ and scholarshipholder of the German Music Competition. During his studies with Prof. Klaus Thunemann in Hannover he was member oft the Young German Philharmonics. In 1992 he became solo bassoonist oft the Berlin Symphony Orchestra (today’s Konzerthausorchester Berlin). Since 1997 he works closely together with the Camerata Salzburg, where he is solo bassoonist. From 1996 to 2003 he has been assistant teacher of Prof. Klaus Thunemann at the Hanns Eisler Conservatory in Berlin. In 2003 he has been appointed professor at the Franz Liszt University in Weimar. Frank Forst performs as a soloist with internationally reknowned orchestras and is invited as a chamber musician to music festivals like the Schleswig-Holstein-Musikfestival, the Hambacher Musikfest and the Bebersee-Festival. In recent years, Frank Forst has intensified his playing with period instruments and has been invited to play with ensembles like Stiftsbarock Stuttgart, Musica Saecolorum Bozen and the La Corona.He gave masterclasses in Germany, Greece, Spain, Great Britain, Luxembourg, China, Japan and the USA. He is also member of the Euphorion-Ensemble.
Komponist: Constantin Regamey, Józef Koffler, Simon Laks