Dr Clemens Goldberg – The founder’s curriculum vitae
Born in 1959, Goldberg was accepted 1973 to the cello master class of Christoph Henkel at the Staatliche Musikhochschule Freiburg, Germany.
From 1980 till 1985 he studied musicology, philosophy and Indian Studies in Freiburg, Paris and Heidelberg, where he completed his Ph.D. directed by Prof. Ludwig Finscher.
From 1985-1987 he was Visiting Professor at State University of New York at Stony Brook supported by a grant of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung.
1987 until 1989 he lived in Paris where he worked on his book on the Esthetics of musical space, supported by a research grant of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. Moreover he gave concerts with chamber music ensembles and recorded for France Musique.
In 1989 Goldberg moved to Berlin where he established himself as a radio author and presenter for public broadcast. He also worked for public TV. Since 1994 he conceived his own radio show “Goldberg-Variationen“ which is still broadcast on RBB (Kulturradio Berlin Brandenburg).
From 1990 until 1994 he was appointed lecturer for Musicology at Technische Universität Berlin. From 1994-1996 he was guest Professor at Hochschule der Künste Berlin. He established himself as a popular presenter of live concerts.
Goldberg plays the baroque cello as well and founded the ensemble Cello da Gamba.