Fischer studied violin with Ricardo Odnoposoff at the Stuttgart University of Music and Performing Arts and with Joseph Gingold at Indiana University in Bloomington . He also took chamber music with György Sebok, Leon Fleisher and the Trio di Trieste. He completed master classes with the Amadeus and Melos Quartet . Finally, Fischer studied conducting with Alexander Šumski .
In 1978 Fischer won the SDR's S-3 Music Prize . From 1979 to 1983 he was a member of the Stuttgart String Quartet ( Christoph Poppen and Eckhard Fischer violin; Dietmut Poppen, viola; Manuel Fischer-Dieskau, violoncello), with which he won competitions, such as the one named after Karl Klingler . In 1985 he founded the piano trio "TrioOpus 8" with Michael Hauber , with which he won prizes at the Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin as well as in Bordeaux, Colmar and Florence.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German violinist, conductor and university professor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1959|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stuttgart|