Thomas Sauer


Thomas Sauer Photo credit: Steven Riskind

Thomas Sauer a member of the Mannes Trio, the ensemble-in-residence of the Mannes College of Music, collaborates with such instrumentalists as Midori, Mischa Amory, and Colin Carr. Recent appearances include a performance of the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Quad-City Symphony; concerts with the Mannes Trio at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and the Raritan River Festival; a performance of Birtwistle's Harrison's Clocks at Merkin Hall; solo recitals at St. John's College, Oxford, and the Garden City Chamber Music Society; recitals with Colin Carr in Oxford, England, Rockville, Maryland, and at Wolf Trap Center; recitals with violinist Mark Steinberg at Princeton and Yale Universities; performances at the Marlboro, Portland, Seattle, El Paso Pro Musica, Four Seasons, and Salt Bay Chamber Music festivals; recitals with Midori at the Philharmonie in Berlin and the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels; and performances with the Juilliard and Brentano string quartets. He records for the Musical Heritage Society, MSR Classics, and Tzadik labels and holds degrees from The Curtis Institute, the Mannes College of Music, and the City University of New York. A member of the piano faculty at of the Mannes College and of the music faculty at Vassar College, Mr.Sauer is founder and director of the Mannes Beethoven Institute and co-artistic director of Chamber Music Quad Cities, a festival based in Davenport, Iowa.