Peter Thiemann is one of the most prominent and versatile musicians in Spain today.
He studied at the "Musikhochschule" of Karlsruhe,Germany with Martin Ostertag and continued at the Indiana University-Bloomington, USA, with the renowned cellist Janos Starker. He also attended the master classes of Maurice Gendron. Prior to his appointment as a principal cellist of the Symphonic Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona in 1987, he frequently collaborated with chamber orchestras such as Chamber Orchestra Tibor Varga, Sudwestdeutsches Kammerorchester, Kammerorchester Koln, Ensemble 13(dedicated to contemporary music) and with the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Baden-Baden.
Since 1987, resident in Barcelona, he also joined the faculty at the Conservatorio Superior de Musica del Liceu in Barcelona.
And year 1999 to 2002, he was professor at the Conservatorio Superior de Musica of Barcelona. in Barcelona.
As soloist and also as a member of various music groups, he has performed throughout Europe, the United States, Israel, South America and Asia and recorded for German, Spanish and South American Radio stations.
Intensely dedicated to education and teaching, he has developed numerous teaching programs for the Schools of Music in Catalonia and for the Catalan Ministry of Education, and is a frequent guest professor at numerous summer courses and master-classes in Europe and America.
Peter Thiemann is author of a scale method for cello, published in 1989 in the Edicion Iberica of the Boileau publishers in Barcelona.
In 2001, he created the International Music Academy of Solsona and Festival of Music of the Catalonia Central where he now serves as the artistic director.
In September 2005 Mr. Thiemann joined the team of musicians who provide free musical education for children and adolescents in Palestine, teaching cello in Ramallah and other regions of Palestine as part of the musical peace project of the Barenboim-Said Foundation.