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GERD REINKE studied Music at the
Hamburg Academy. He worked at
the German Opera Berlin, the
Academy of Music Berlin and
Bayreuther Festspiele until 1997.
Since 1998 he has been living in Cairo
and Berlin as an independent double
bass soloist. He has played all over
the world with many orchestras
including the Swedish Broadcasting
Orchestra & Radio Hilverson, the
Hungarian Philharmonic Orchestra,
the San Francisco and Cairo
Symphony Orchestras and several
German orchestras. He performed a
well received series of recitals for
double-bass and piano with the
Japanese pianist Noriko Shimizu in
several European countries, the USA,
Japan and Egypt. He has been
featured on Radio Zürich and
Radio Luxemburg as well as on
German radio and he has appeared
on German, Japanese, Egyptian and
American television. He has produced
the most double bass CDs world-wide.

Gerd Reinke plays a double bass
made in 1883 by Amoardo
Monterumici.