Hans-Henning Ginzel

Online cello lessons with the concert cellist and composer

Learn cello or composition online with Hans-Henning Ginzel
Hans-Henning Ginzel, cello solist and composer

„(…) The far-reaching voice was a deep

perceived expressiveness undoubtedly a pleasure " - Süddeutsche Zeitung 

  • German  television and radio broadcasts e. g. from BR-Classic and ARD-alpha
  • Recordings: His CDs (including those published by Sony and Naxos) have been awarded with the highest rating at "klassik-heute".
  • Concert activity: in chamber music ensembles and as soloist nationally and internationally, engagements in productions and concerts by "musica viva", the Munich Biennale and the Bavarian State Opera. Recently, Ginzel performed his own cello concerto "Triptychon" in Italy and gave concerts in Spain and Taiwan with his arrangement of the cello concerto in D major by J. Haydn. In 2015 he made his cellist debut at the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts.


  • Founder and director of the "Arcis Cello" quartet and cellist of the "ensemble hartmann21" and "GinzelDuello"
  • Awards: Ginzel won national instrument competitions and received numerous grants and sponsorship awards.
  • expert for contemporary music
  • His chamber music partners include a. Markus Wolf, Moritz Eggert, Salome Kammer and Peter Eötvös. As a cellist he worked with Steve Reich, Helmut Lachenmann, Brigitta Muntendorf, Mark Andre, the soloists of the LOH orchestra and Michaela Haslam (Synergy Vocals) and played in various orchestras under the direction of Kent Nagano, Herbert Blomstedt and Esa-Pekka Salonen
  • Cello studies in Munich with Prof. Helmar Stiehler and Madrid with Prof. Iagoba Fanlo, master classes with Wolfgang Boettcher, Wen Sinn-Yang and Anner Bylsma

Online cello lessons: An essential part of his teaching is based on playful and practical improvisation content, parallel to a well-founded methodical-didactic way of working.


Languages: German and Englisch


Ginzel lives in Munich.