Peter Schmidl

Peter Schmidl (born 10 January 1942) is an Austrian clarinetist.

Peter Schmidl

Schmidl was born in Olomouc, Czech Republic, and studied clarinet at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.[1] He was the principal clarinetist of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. He has played with the MDR Orchestra, the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, and the Tokyo New Philharmonia.[1] He has taught at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna since 1967.[1]


  • Classical Bliss, with various artists. Naxos, 2009.
  • Mozart: Clarinet Concerto / Symphony No. 25, with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Naxos, 2006.
  • Chill with Beethoven, with various artists. Naxos, 2006.
  • Beethoven for Meditation, with various artists. Naxos, 2005.
  • The Art of the Clarinet, with Madoka Inui, Teodora Miteva and Pierre Pichler. Naxos, 2003.Peter Schmidl is the son and grandson of Vienna Philharmonic clarinetists he comes by the Viennese tone and style naturally

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  1. ^ a b c "Schmidl, Peter". Naxos. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  2. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1279. Retrieved 9 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 1861. Retrieved 9 March 2013.