The Ensemble Tedesco was formed from the group Streichtrio
Tedesco in 1992.
The core of the group consists of Ladislaus Kosak (violin),
lead violinist of the Hanover Radio Philharmonic, Uwe
Fietkau (violin), member of the Hanover Radio Philharmonic,
Franziska Bouterwek (viola), lecturer at the Independent
Music Academy in Hanover, Sabine Angela Lauer (cello),
freelance cellist, and Martin Schumann (piano), Professor
at the Music Academy in Hamburg.
This ensemble performs classical chamber music in various
constellations such as piano trio, string quartet, duo
cello and piano, string trio, and piano quartet and –quintet.
Tedesco performs with various guests playing instruments
oboe, clarinet, harp as well
as concerts for string quintet and –sextet and
In addition to traditional concerts, Ensemble Tedesco
has developed a particular interest and enthusiasm for
giving concerts with music and voice, as well as concerts
with a particular theme, and programmes with music and