The Arte Ensemble, founded in 1993 by soloists of the NDR Radiophilharmonie, performs under the famous concert-master Kathrin Rabus. Some of the musicians also are members of other well known chamber music groups including the Ma'alot Bläserquintett and Klavierduo 'Reine Elisabeth'.
The Arte Ensemble performs both in concert halls and at festivals and has been recorded by such German broadcasting stations as NDR Hamburg, BR München, HR Frankfurt and Deutschland Radio Berlin. The Arte Ensemble has published two albums in co-operation with NDR and the labels CPO and NOMOS.
Kathrin Rabus & Birte Paeplow - Violin
Christian Pohl - Viola
Ute Sommer - Cello
Albert Sommer - Double Bass
Guido Schaefer - Clarinet
Theodor Wiemes - French Horn
Uwe Grothaus - Bassoon