Press / Quotations

Press / Quotations

" Generally impressing sound sensetiveness . . . "

                                        Oliver Stenzel,

                                        Kieler Nachrichten,

                                        april the 27th 2016

" . . . very impressive"

                                            Friedhelm Döhl

                                            about a performance of

                                            "Sieben Canti"

                                            november the 19th 2015

" . . . phantastically animated musicians"

                                     BR (Bavarian Radio)

                                     on the CD

                                     "Z.B.: Wogende Äste" of the

                                     ensemble reflexion K presenting

                                     music by N.A. Huber

" . . . good, some sections extremely good"

" Ohne Hölderlin is a listening focus"

                                     Nicolaus A. Huber

                                                                                                                about the recording of

                                                                                                                "Ohne Hölderlin"



„ . . . a great first performance of my work”

                                                                                                                          Asta Hyvärinen
                                                                                                                          baout the first performance
                                                                                                                          of  "Between Emptiness
                                                                                                                          and Nothing " 

„ . . . Heiko Maschmann filled the audience and the composer with enthusiasm”

                                                                                                                          Kieler Nachrichten 11.11.15
                                                                                                                          about the first perfromance
                                                                                                                          of "Between Emptiness and
                                                                                                                          and Nothing "
                                                                                                                          by Asta Hyvärinen

" . . . highly inspired performance"  

                                            Kieler Nachrichten 14.11.13

                                            about a Stockhausen Recital

                                            in Kiel opera House

" . . . especially Heiko Maschmanns' wide range of highly exciting double bass playing"

. . . crystal clear transparence of interpretation“

Recommendation of the month“

                                                                                                               Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 4/2012

                                                                                                               about the CD recording of

                                                                                                               IN FREUNDSCHAFT by K. Stockhausen

. . . transparence and beauty of sound“

                                                                                                               Tibia 2/2013

                                                                                                               about the CD recording of

                                                                                                               IN FREUNDSCHAFT by K. Stockhausen

What a pity Stockhausen cannot hear this anymore“

Incredibly good !“

                                                                                                              Kathinka Pasveer

                                                                                                              (Stockhausen Foundation)

                                                                                                               about the CD recording of

                                                                                                              IN FREUNDSCHAFT by K. Stockhausen

Very clever done !“

                                                                                                             Cristóbal Halffter

                                                                                                             about „Ist draußen schon Frühling ?“

. . . quite beautiful“

                                                                                                              Joan La Barabara

                                                                                                              about the double bass version of her

                                                                                                              „A Trail of Indeterminate Light“


                                                                                                              Friedrich Wedell, director of the

                                                                                                              Chiffren Festival Kiel

                                                                                                              about a Stockhausen Recital

                                                                                                              at Kiel Opera House Kiel

Very competent, my compliment !“

                                                                                                              Peter Ruzicka

                                                                                                              about the double bass version of his

                                                                                                              Sonata per Violoncello

Heiko Maschmann wurde 1967 in Neustadt an der Ostsee geboren und spielte zunächst Klavier und Orgel. Erst im Alter von 17 Jahren begann er mit dem Kontrabaßspiel. Bereits nach 18 Monaten wurde er als Jungstudent in die Musikhochschule Lübeck aufgenommen. Dort absolvierte er auch von 1987 bis 1991 sein Haupstudium bei Prof . Jörg Linowitzki (Linos Ensemble, NDR-Sinfonieorchester). Anschließend wechselte er zu Prof. Wolfgang Güttler (Berliner Philharmoniker, Sinfonieorchester des SWR, Trio Basso).