Peter Dorfmayr · Vienna Horn
Principal horn of the Wiener Symphoniker · Vienna Brass Connection · Vienna Horns · Wiener Horn Ensemble · Woodwind quintet Ketos · Professor for Vienna Horn at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität Wien · Soloist
Peter Dorfmayr began his musical education as a hornist at the music school in St. Peter / Au, attended the Musikgymnasium Linz and studied at the Bruckner Conservatory with Johannes Hinterholzer and later, when he discovered his love for the Vienna Horn, at the university for music and performing arts Vienna with Thomas Jöbstl.
A series of orchestral engagements led Peter Dorfmayr to the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, to the stage orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper, to the Wiener Volksoper and finally as a principal horn to the Wiener Symphoniker. He worked with well-known personalities such as Philippe Jordan, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Àdàm Fischer, Georges Prêtre and Manfred Honeck. He is also a welcome guest of the Wiener Philharmoniker, the orchestra Les Musiciens du Louvre, the chamber orchestra Il Giardino Armonico, and the Concentus Musicus.
Chamber music is a major focus in his artistic work. He is a member of the woodwind quintet Ketos, the Vienna Horns, the Vienna Brass Connection, the Wiener Horn Ensemble and he performs regularly with the Alban Berg Ensemble Wien.
Peter Dorfmayr is very interested in passing on his knowledge and passion for the Vienna Horn. He is professor for Vienna Horn at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität Vienna and teaches at master classes and workshops.