Martin Stadtfeld

A solitary pianist who is currently attracting the most attention in the world

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“A world full of unpredictable surprises draws you in, and your consciousness awakens with surprise. What you get instead is a solid and responsive musical experience.”

From Ongaku no Tomo magazine

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Martin Stadtfeld

Born in Koblenz in 1980, the pianist Martin Stadtfeld won the 2002 Leipzig International Bach Competition as the first German pianist after the reunification of East and West, establishing himself as the heir to orthodox Bach music. have built.

Two years after the competition, released a CD of JS Bach's "Goldberg Variations" from Sony Classical. This CD was compared to the legendary Gould recording (1955) and received a great deal of attention in various fields. Since then, the following CDs have won the Echo Classic Award three times.

As one of the most important musicians in the music scene in Europe, America and Japan, he is extremely busy with his performance activities, and has performed with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Academy Chamber Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Dresden State Opera Orchestra, In addition to performing with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, etc., he has performed at the Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Vienna Musikverein, Zurich. He has performed at world-famous venues such as the Tonhalle and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, and regularly participates in the Salzburg Festival, the Rhine Festival, the Rockenhaus Festival and the Menuhin Festival.

Recently, he has been active in music activities for young people, and through school visits, he shares his musical views as a pianist with the younger generation.

In 2005, he made his first visit to Japan for the performance of "Goldberg Variations" at Sumida Triphony Hall. Since then, he has continued to visit Japan.

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