Guest Recital: Peter Steiner, trombone

At the age of 23, Italian trombonist Peter Steiner was appointed Trombonist of the Vienna State Opera and Vienna Philharmonic for the 2016-17 season. On the international stage, he is the second prize winner of the 2015 SliderAsia Tenor Trombone Competition in Hong Kong. In 2014, he was a finalist in three competitions held by the International Trombone Association, including the Lewis van Haney-Tenor Trombone Orchestral Excerpt Competition, the Frank Smith-Tenor Trombone Competition and the Robert Marsteller-Tenor Trombone Competition.

Steiner released his debut album UNITED under the HELLOSTAGE Label in January 2017, in collaboration with Hsiao-Ling Lin (piano) and Silver Ainomäe (cello). Following the official release, he toured the US extensively on a three week tour, giving 19 recitals at some of the most prestigious conservatories and universities in the US.

In addition to the Vienna State Opera/Vienna Philharmonic, Mr. Steiner was Principal Trombonist with the Colorado Symphony for the 2014-15 season and performed as guest Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In 2014, he was Assistant Principal for Joseph Alessi at a benefit concert with musicians from the New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.

In collaboration with the InnStrumenti (Austria), Mr. Steiner gave the world premiere of Eric Ewazen’s Visions of Light (Chamber Orchestra Version) in the fall of 2016. During the ITF 2016, he appeared as soloist with the Juilliard Trombone Choir. He was also a featured soloist with the Austrian Youth Brass Band at the European Brass Band Championship 2010 in Linz (Austria). Other solo performances have taken him to North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Mr. Steiner began his studies at the Music Conservatory in his hometown of Bolzano, Italy before continuing his study at The Mozarteum of Salzburg. In 2016 he graduated from The Juilliard School in New York City. His major teachers and influences include Joseph Alessi, Warren Deck, Nitzan Haroz, Dany Bonvin and Lito Fontana.


Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809 – 1847) arr. Anthony Wise
“Scherzo” from String Octet

Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918)

Richard Peaslee (1930 – 2016)
Arrows of Time    

Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924) arr. Nicola Ferro
“Che gelida manina” from La Bohème

Friedrich Kreisler (1875 – 1962)

Gilles Rocha (b. 1988)
Fly or Die

Ricardo Mollá Albero (b. 1992)
Fantasia Concertante

Pierre Gabaye (1930 – 2000)

Piazzolla (1921 – 1992) arr. Anthony Wise

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Thursday, January 11 at 8:00pm

Concert Hall
800 W Belden Ave

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School of Music, (All) School of Music


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