Ursula Erhart-Schwertmann
Instrument: violoncello

Erhart-Schwertmann Ursula

General Information

Place of Birth:  Vienna
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1978 - 1982

junior contract


Tonkünstlerkammerorchester (today Academia Allegro vivo): ever since a member

1983 - 1987

member of the "Hugo Wolf-Quartett" (not identical with the today active string quartet of the same name)

1984 - 1986

member of the Wiener Kammersolisten (flute, oboe + continuo)


foundation of the quartet, ever since extensive concert activities at home and abroad, publication of CDs with own arrangements both of virtuosic pieces as well as of Viennese music


ever since a member of the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler Orchestra

1988 - 1998

solo-cellist at the Amadeus-Ensemble Vienna


foundation of the Tonkünstler-Trio (2 violins + cello) and ever since a member, numerous appearances at home and abroad at festivals and festival concerts, on radio, television and CD-recordings


collaboration with pianist Andrea Edda Graf and INÖK (Network of Lower Austrian Composers)


ever since strongly occupied with own compositions, in particular chamber-music and pieces for larger orchestrations

concerts and radio- respectively CD-recordings as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles (cello and piano duo, violin and cello duo, piano trio, cello quartet, chamber music with wind instruments, double bass, with singers ...)

substitutive teacher (especially in the context of exam- and audition-preparations)

comprehensive activity as a music arranger and author of study-literature (Doblinger)


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awarded at the Badener Beethoventage (with the Hugo Wolf-Quartet)


award for the saxophone-quartet "Sax for four" at the Carl von Ossietzky-Composition Competition


finalist of the International Timo Korhonen Composition Competition with her piece "Dialog" for violoncello and guitar

Discography, Projects


  • 2011: Neue Kammermusik aus Niederösterreich (mit Edda Andrea Graf; Stücke zeitgenössischer KomponistInnen für Violoncello solo, Klavier solo und Violoncello und Klavier)
  • 1994: Ignaz Joseph Pleyel - Kammermusik (ORF)
  • 1994: Niederösterreichs Klassiker (ORF)
  • 1994: Brücken zu Joseph Haydn (ORF)
  • 1985: Wiener Melange (KOCH International)
  • 1985: Bravourissimo (KOCH International)
  • 1985: Romantische Träumereien (ORF)

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