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  • September: 07, 08, 09, 10, 11

    Piano masterclass


    Institute for Music Munich
    music school Munich Grünwald

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  • September: 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

    masterclass in Brescia / Italy

    Brescia / Italy

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    Talent Music School

  • October: 01, 02

    jury member in the Robert Schumann Piano Competition for Young Pianists


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    D – 40476 Düsseldorf


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pianistic tone production

pianistic tone production

This snapshot shows the crucial moment of a pianistic tone production: By pressing down a key the accelerated hammer lifts the damper, thus hitting against the 3 chords causing them to vibrate freely. This seemingly simple but in fact very complex process symbolizes one of my basic pianistical principles : Discovering the sensual beauty of the piano sound by a prepared, controlled touch, evading the common image of treating it like a percussion instrument by “hurting” ( unluckily provoked by the german word “Anschlag”). Even after 40 years of performing on this unique combination of key – and string instrument, a truly ingenious product of human phantasy and power of imagination , I am still fascinated by its secrets of sound origination which can never be rationally disclosed or explained.

The unlimited possibilities of sound differenciation, of articulation, of legato playing in accordance with a stylistically flexible pedalization have always been the stimulus for my occupation as pianist and my dedication to that wonderful musical instrument and its rich, immense repertoire.

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