After his successes at the TONALi-competition in 2015 (3rd prize and audience prize) and the competition “Sound and Explanation” in 2017 (1st prize), his international career began. He is a member of the agency “TONALISTS” and has been supported by them since 2017.
Friedrich has previously been invited to perform as a soloist with the orchestra of the National Theater in Brasilia, the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and the Rundfunkorchester Munich. In 2017, Friedrich gave his recital debut in the “Mariinsky” Theater in Saint Petersburg and the “Vadim Repin Trans-Siberian Art Festival”.
In 2018, he performed with the “Orquesta Sinfónica Simon Bolivar” in Caracas and the Radio-Symphony Orchestra of Prague in Wiesbaden and was invited to play at the “Heidelberger Frühling” in March 2018.
In August 2018, the cello concerto of R Schumann was performed in Wiesbaden with the Radio Symphonic Orchestra of Prague and in November he was invited to play his debut in Gasteig in Munich. In January 2019 he performed the Rococo Variations of PI Tchaikowsky in the big hall of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with the Kammerakademie Potsdam.
In 2018 Friedrich Thiele was a participant in the Kronberger Cello Masterclasses & Concerts and was awarded a sponsorship prize there. Friedrich Thiele has been studying with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt at the Kronberg Academy since October 2020. His studies are made possible by the Renate and Peter von Metzler patronage. He was recently appointed Concertmaster at Staatskapelle Dresden.