Venue: Casals Hall
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Born 1928 in St. Peerten, Austria. Studied under Nat, Gieseking, Kemp, Fischer, and Michelangeli. In 1947, he received the Austrian Music Award and the Vienna Musikverein Honorary Award. In 1956, he won the Busoni International Competition and established his international reputation. He has given recitals in famous halls around the world and is a regular guest at music festivals, and has performed with famous conductors such as Karajan, Klipse, Zecki, Sawallisch, and Seiji Ozawa, as well as Suk (Vn-) and Galois (Fl-). , and has frequently performed with world-famous singers such as Schwarzkopf, Amering, Matisse, Fischer-Dieskau, Adam, etc., and has been well received. First visit to Japan in 1961. Since then, he has given recitals all over the country and is widely supported as a master of German Romanticism.
In 1970, on the 200th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, at the Beethoven Festival in Bonn, he had the honor of playing the hammer flugel used by Beethoven. Honorary President of the Belgian Frank Society.
In commemoration of the 1997 Schubert Year, he performed at the 'Kumo no Ue Concert Live' between ANA Vienna and Osaka, and at the Schubert 200th Birthday Concert in Vienna.
Many of his recordings have won numerous international awards, and to date, over 400 LPs, CDs and videos have been published. He is also actively involved in writing and compiling musical scores, including the essays "The Adventures of Interpretation" and "Beethoven's Sonatas" co-authored with Skoda.
As a Viennese master who has been active worldwide for many years, his profound music full of romantic lyricism has impressed the audience.
JS-Bach-Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor
Schubert-Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major
Beethoven-Sonata in C Minor No.32
Debussy - anti-water
Schumann-Fantasia in C major