As scholarship holder of the Anne-Sophie Mutter foundation and prize winner of the ECHO Classic award, the double bassist Dominik Wagner is on the best way to present his instrument from a new perspective on an international basis. He won prizes at almost all double bass competitions, such as the renowned ARD Music Competition and the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition.
Consequently, Dominik played in many renowned concert halls such as Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Wien, Herkulessaal München and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.
Dominik also works closely with contemporary composers to increase the repertoire for the double bass. Besides his activities as a soloist, Dominik also shows great passion in playing chamber music.
Dominik Emanuel Wagner was born in Vienna in 1997 where he started his musical education at the age of 5, at first as a cellist, later as a double bassist. In the year 2009 he started studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Josef Niederhammer and Werner Fleischmann. Currently he is studying at the University of Music in Nürnberg with Dorin Marc.

Photo: Maria Frodl

Dominik Wagner

Dominik Wagner

As scholarship holder of the Anne-Sophie Mutter foundation and prize winner of the ECHO Classic award, the double bassist Dominik Wagner is on the best way to present his instrument from a new perspective on an international basis. He won prizes at almost all double bass competitions, such as the renowned ARD Music Competition and the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition.
Consequently, Dominik played in many renowned concert halls such as Musikverein Wien, Konzerthaus Wien, Herkulessaal München and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.
Dominik also works closely with contemporary composers to increase the repertoire for the double bass. Besides his activities as a soloist, Dominik also shows great passion in playing chamber music.
Dominik Emanuel Wagner was born in Vienna in 1997 where he started his musical education at the age of 5, at first as a cellist, later as a double bassist. In the year 2009 he started studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Josef Niederhammer and Werner Fleischmann. Currently he is studying at the University of Music in Nürnberg with Dorin Marc.


Photo: Maria Frodl

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Dominik Wagner I Benjamin Schmid -  Bottesini: Gran Duo Concertante for Double Bass & Violin
Dominik Wagner, Ursula Langmayr & Can Çakmur - Giovanni Bottesini: Une bouche aimée
Dominik Wagner - Giovanni Bottesini: Rêverie (Offizielles Musikvideo)
Dominik Wagner - Bottesini Double Bass Concerto No. 1: III. Finale. Allegro con fuoco
Dominik Wagner: Revolution of Bass (Offizieller Albumtrailer)
Vera Karner / Dominik Wagner - Gassenhauer (Trailer)