Christoph Wichert

Christoph Wichert

The Austrian Bassoonist joined the SSO in 2008. He is a graduate of the Conservatory Vienna.

Already during his university years Christoph was  gathering experience in various ensembles in  Vienna. As a substitute player at the State Opera of Vienna and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra he was able to work, under such Conductors like Zubin Mehta, Seiji Ozawa, Ricardo Muti or Nikolaus Harnoncourt,…

Before moving to Singapore Christoph was working as Solo-Basoonist at the Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen in Wien and at the music-school of Tulln.

Christoph has performed in many recitals and as a soloist with orchestras and  is currently also a faculty member of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and  guest artist at the Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music in Bangkok.

He co-founded with Dr Ruth Rodrigues and likeminded musicians SETTS, Singapore’s first professional Ensemble for contemporary music.

Co-founder of SETTS