Robert Brunnlechner

Robert Brunnlechner

Born in St. Pölten. Studied bassoon at the Conservatory of the City of Vienna with Michael Werba, alongside studies in music and theater studies and Romance studies. Master classes with Richard Galler and Klaus Thunemann. Since 1995 head of a bassoon class at the music school of the state capital St. Pölten. Extensive work as a composer of works for large symphony orchestra, wind orchestra and chamber music. Substitute in the orchestra of the Vienna Volks- und Staatsoper, in the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra and with the Vienna Philharmonic. As a chamber musician, international concert activity with the Lower Austria wind soloists and ensemble xx. century. Since 1996 engagement as the first bassoonist in the orchestra of the Baden stage. Currently also working with artists from the underground music scene such as Christian Kolonovits and Wolfgang Ambros. Also a literary artist since 2008: Under the pseudonym Viktor Vierthaler, two satirical novellas ("A morning a noon, an evening in Bruck" and "The baton is not heard") about so many oddities and abysses of the musician's life with resistance in Linz have appeared.


1996 – Special Award at the NÖ Composition Competiton "1000 Jahre Österreich“ for his piece „Fanfare 96“

2012 – The First Prize and the Audience Prize at the Zeitklang Competition of the Donau University Krems for his piece „Bekenntnisse einer Burenwurst“

2017 – The Second Prize at the competition of Konzertverein Vienna for his work „Ouverture zu einer Comödie“