Paul received his first piano lessons at the age of five. His teachers were first Gustaf Grosch in Munich, later Alexander Sellier, Walter Blankenheim and Nerine Barrett at the Musikhochschule in Saarbrücken. He continued his piano studies with Raymund Havenith. In 1994 he was accepted into Gerhard Oppitz’s master class at the Musikhochschule in Munich, which he completed with honours in 1998. Paul was for a long time member of the Bundesjugendorchester and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he won several prizes with the Clemente Trio, including the renowned ARD Music Competition in Munich in 1998 and subsequently performed as the “Rising Star” ensemble in the world’s ten most important concert halls, including Carnegie Hall in New York and Wigmore Hall in London. Paul plays in the Rivinius Piano Quartet together with his brothers Benjamin, Gustav and Siegfried. Since 2004 he has been pianist of the Mozart Piano Quartet, which has gained international reputation through extensive tours in North and South America and Asia.
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