ANDREAS HELM

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As oboist and recorder player Andreas Helm is a permanent member of the Capella

Leopldina, the Irish Baroque Orchestra, the Baroque Soloists Munich, the Gaechinger

Cantorey and the Ensemble Cordia. He also collaborates with the Freiburger

Barockorchester, Concerto Köln, Concentus Musicus Wien, Musiciens du Louvre and

others. He is also a founding member of the Ensemble Schikaneders Jugend, which

brings Alpine musician manuscripts from the 18th century to life again. Together with the

conductor Heinz Ferlesch he founded the Originalklangorchester and Consort Barucco,

which regularly performs e.g. in Wiener Konzerthaus, Esterházy Castle.

As a chamber musician and soloist, he has already won prizes at numerous competitions

(including Gradus ad Parnassum and Premio Bonporti). Concert tours have taken him to

many European countries and to China, Japan, Mexico, USA, Canada, Singapore and

South Africa.

In a leading position Andreas Helm appears regularly on various occasions, from the

oboe he has led Barucco, the Hrvatski Barokni Ansambal, the Norwegian Wind Band, the

Cork Baroque Orchestra as well as large baroque wind projects (Music for the Royal

Fireworks) of the Austrian music universities.

Recordings include with CPO, Sony, harmonia mundi, Capriccio, Cavalli, ORF, Carus

and others. Andreas Helm is professor for historical oboe instruments at the Music and Art Private

University of the City of Vienna and held this position at the Graz University of Art 2014-

2019. He also teaches at numerous guest courses and master classes.