"I love this composition", he says, "It shows all the colours of the French horn, it's a genius work". According to Raul, the French horn allows the musician to play a broad range of compositions; "I love the sound of the instrument, there are lots of great repertoires that can be played".
When asked what he is most looking forward to in this competition, Raul said that he is looking forward to the experience. "I am very proud to represent Germany and be together with all these nice people", he added.
You can find out more about Raul in our special feature.