ANTONIO SCANDELLO：THE LITTLE WHITE HEN
ANONYMUS：3 NIEDERLÄNDISCHE TÄNZE ANTONIN
MOZART：RONDO ALLA TURCA
DAVE BRUBECK：BLUE RONDO
GEORG STRAK：PIPPI LANGSTRUMPF VARIATIONEN
VERDI：LA DONNA E MOBILE
JOHANN STRAUß SOHN：IM KRAPFENWALDL
IAN ANDERSON：NEW DAY YESTERDAY
COLE PORTER：I ́VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
WAYNE DARLING：HOLE IN ONE
CONSUELO VELÁZQUEZ：BESAME MUCHO
* program is subject to change
Circus Bassissimus ( first AustrianDoublebassquartett)
Bartosz Sikorski studied double-bass with G. Przybyla and Prof. T. Pelczar at the College of Music in Warsaw and with Prof. K. Stoll and Prof. M. Wolf at the University of the Arts in Berlin. He has also studied abstract painting with Prof. E. Bohatsch at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Bartosz Sikorski has appeared as a soloist in various concerts and on CD recordings with DUX. His orchestral experience in Germany from 1994-2000 includes the Berlin Philharmonic and the Staatskapelle Berlin. Since 2000, he is a contrabassist with the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and with the Vienna Philharmonic. Since 2002 he has also been a member of Circus Bassissimus.
Timothy Dunin was born in Canberra (Australia), and studied the double bass at Canberra School of Music under the tutelage of Max McBride. Tim left Australia and has forged a stellar career in Europe. Tim Dunin has been a Professor of Double Bass at the University of Music & Performing Arts in Graz, Austria since 2002. He has been a member of the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera, principal bass of the Grazer Symphonic Orchestra, and has performed with the Vienna Chamber Ensemble among many others. He is also a member of the ensemble “Bass Instinct.”
Helmut Stockhammer was bom in 1967 in Styria/Austria. After finishing his double bass studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts- Graz with Prof. Johannes Auersperg he became the principle double bass at the Gustav- Mahler Youth Orchestra under the conduction of Claudio Abbado. During his studies he won several youth awards like the 1st prize „Jugend musiziert“ in 1987. In 1993 he became member of the „Tonkunstler Orchestra“ Since 1994 he is member of the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra. Currently Helmut Stockhammer is living in Vienna with his family.
Christian Berg was born in Cologne in 1959. He studied Double Bass at the oldest Musikakademie of Germany in Detmold, and in Cologne. He finished studiing in Oberschutzen ( Austria) with Professor Johannes Auersperg. C.B. plays and played in a lot of chambermusicgroups and orchestras like: the Camerata-Salzburg, Musica Antiqua-Wien, the Detmolder Kammerorchester, the Linde Consort-Basel ( Switzerland) and others. He is Principal Bass of the,, “Recreation-groBes Orchester-Graz“ , founder of the Double Bass Quartett Circus Bassissimus and he works as a teacher at the Musikuniversitat Graz.He is also the conductor of the „ Pannonian Symphonieorchester” and works as a Composer- Arrangeur. A lot of audio- and videorecordings doccuments his life as a musician.