Experimental percussionist Ferdinand Schaefer imagines his role as adding the spice to the musical banquet. He studied percussion at the ‘Akademie fur Tonkunst Darmstadt’ and performed with many well-known orchestras worldwide before joining the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra in 2008.

When the five of us get together on stage, there’s this chemistry I can’t describe. It’s rare, and it’s special

The Band