Götz Teutsch

Götz Teutsch is great-grandson of Georg Daniel Teutsch and grandnephew of Friedrich Teutsch. He attended schools in Reps and Kronstadt as well as the mountain school Schäßburg. 

He studied with Dimitrie Gheorghe Dinicu (1898-1964) and Radu Aldulescu at the “Ciprian Porumbescu” Conservatory, from which the National Music University in Bucharest emerged. Later he was with Enrico Mainardi and Karl Richter. 

The Radio Symphony Orchestra Bucharest chose him as solo cellist. 1970 by the Berlin Philharmonic recorded and since 1976 solo cellist, he played under the chief conductors Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle. He was a founder of The 12 cellists, among others. He performs worldwide as a chamber musician and soloist, and dealt extensively with the performance practice of early music and studied viola da gamba. 

He left the Philharmonic and (as the last founding member) the 12 cellists at the start of the 2006/2007 season. With 45 programs to date, he has been designing the Philharmonic Salon in the Chamber Music Hall of the Kulturforum Berlin since 2000. He is married to the Salzburg pianist Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch .