Sophie Dartigalongue, appointed principal bassoonist with the Vienna State Opera

Interview with Sophie Dartigalongue in the magazine eurowinds, February 2015
Read the article (PDF). By courtesy of eurowinds, DVO Druck und Verlag Obermayer GmbH.

Photo: Dorothee-Falke


Saxton Rose, was appointed U.S. Consultant for Püchner Bassoons in the US.

Saxton Rose welcomes US bassoonist to consult him for any questions about Püchner bassoons. Saxton Rose performs on a Püchner bassoon model 6000 (Superior).

Masterclasses with the Italian oboist Arnaldo de Felice

6th to 21th July 2015
Casalmaggiore International Music Festival

Oboe Masterclass with Arnaldo de Felice.
Further information find here.

22th to 28th July 2015
Musikforum Viktring/Klagenfurt, Austria

“Fraseggio and vocality“ Further information find here.

29th August to 6th September 2015 – Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano

“The oboe as human voice“ European Academy of Music and Arts, Palazzo Ricci, Montepulciano arranged and hosted by the Academy of Music Cologne, Germany. Further information find here.

The oboists table when visiting Nauheim

Award winner of the Gautemala Bassoon Competition COFCA 2014

Jordan Mora from Costa Rica is first prize winner of the Guatemala Bassoon Competition COFCA 2014. Jordan plays a Püchner bassoon. Our best congratulation!

Further news

Sophie Dartigalongue is awarded the “Beethoven Ring 2014”

The association of the Friends of Beethoven Festival Bonn awarded the “Beethoven Ring 2014” to the bassoonist Sophie Dartigalongue for her oustanding interpretation of a Beethoven Sonata.

Read more here

Céleste-Marie Roy in Tokyo

Céleste-Marie Roy, princ. bassoonist with the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande, Geneva, giving a Masterclass and recital at the Double Reed Gallery in Tokyo in July 2014.

Fábio Cury releases 16 Mignone Waltzes for Bassoon Solo (CD, 2014)

The CD is available at Püchner puchner [at]

New CD of the Brazilian bassoon soloist Fábio Cury

Fábio Cury, Bassoon and baroque bassoon and Alessandro Santoro, harpsichord and organ interprete Bach. 2 CDs, (2013)

Further details you find here.

The CD is available at Püchner.

Sophie Dartigalongue – 2nd Prize and Audience Prize winner for Bassoon of the ARD Music Competition 2013

Second prize and audience prize winner of the ARD Music Competition in Munich 2013 holding a Bassoon Masterclass at the Double Reed Gallery in Tokyo in November 2013. Read more