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My fascination with Johann Sebastian Bach's music began in my childhood. My very first memories of early experiences with the piano are connected with Bach’s music...

Die Faszination an der Musik von Johann Sebastian Bach beginnt in meiner Kindheit, da in meiner Erinnerung die ersten Erfahrungen auf dem Klavier mit seiner Musik verbunden sind...

The idea of coupling works by Schubert, Prokofiev and Chopin came to my mind after I learnt about Prokofiev’s career as a pianist, which was a very important part of his life...

In my opinion Mozart, Liszt and Chopin are strongly connected to each other. Both Chopin and Liszt admired Mozart, and his creativity had an immense influence on their work...

It is a great pleasure for me to perform the following Recital Programme for you consisting of works by Schubert, Prokofiev and Schumann. I would like to share some thoughts about the pieces I am performing and am looking forward to playing them for you.

The F Minor Variations (1793) by Haydn is one of his last piano works and is not typical of variation cycles of the time. Firstly, the character of the opening theme has a great emotional depth which excludes any type of virtuosity...

Chopin and Liszt are two of the greatest romanticists in musical history. But their work also ventures out of the aesthetics of the romantic style of the nineteenth century...