Once again, several students of Jens Peter Maintz were very successful at international competitions: Haruma Sato won the first prize at the ARD International Music Competition in September 2019, Anton Spronk got awarded with the first prize at the International Mazzacurati Cello Competition in Turin and Mar Bonet received the third prize at the International Dotzauer Competition for Young Cellists. Congratulations!

For the season 2018/2019 Jens Peter Maintz will be guesting as "Artist in Residence" at the Hamburg Camerata. Already as a young artist, he performed as a soloist with the renowned orchestra. He also returned to the Hamburg Camerata in the season 2017/18 for an interpretation of Schumann's cello concerto. The position "Artist in Residence" will be awarded for the first time in 2018/19.

All concerts of Jens Peter Maintz with the Hamburger Camerata can be found in the Events section.

Jens Peter Maintz is invited to teach again at the Cello Masterclasses of the Kronberg Academy, from September 25-October 01, 2018. Application deadline is July 09.
He will also play a concert with his former students Chiara Enderle and Andrei Ionita on September 23. 
Please click HERE for all information.

The cello is instrument of the year 2018. For this reason, the cultural radio of the rbb invites you tonight, on the 12th of April, at 6:04 pm to an "Instrument Lecture: The Cello". Interpretations of Jens Peter Maintz as well as other designated artists are part of the program of the. In a short film accompanying the show, Jena Peter Maintz makes an exciting comparison between the cello and the human body and draws parallels between orchestras and football teams. Worth seeing and listening to!

The video, all information about the program as well as a livestream can be found...

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Jens Peter Maintz is playing with his duopartner Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt on March 8 at the Small Hall of Konzerthaus Berlin. 
Please click HERE for more information and tickets!


Jens Peter Maintz will be teaching at several masterclasses in 2018, for example in Salzburg, Bad Reichenhall, Rutesheim and at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. He is also part of the jury at the TONALi18 Cello Competition in June 2018 and the Prague Spring International Music Competition 2018 in May 2018.

Further information here.

Once again, Jens Peter Maintz has been invited to the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, which is conducted by Riccardo Chailly. He will play the solo cello from August 9th to 19th. 

You can find further information on this year's Lucerne Festival here.

Applications for the Cello Akademie Rutesheim, taking place from October 29 - November 4, 2017, where Jens Peter Maintz is regularly giving masterclasses, are possible til the 15th of July.
Please click HERE for further information and details!

Jens Peter Maintz was invited in October to the Chamber Music Festival in Ako/Himeji (Japan), whose Artistic Director is Daishin Kashimoto (concertmaster of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra). He performed there with Paul Meyer, Emmanuel Pahud, Antoine Tamestit and many other colleagues.

Welcome to the new website of Jens Peter Maintz!