|Pianist Alice Sara Ott is
highly acclaimed as one of the leading pianists of next generation.
Each year since she was 7 years old in 1995, she has awarded the first
prize in German and International Competitions.
One of her last recognized success was the 1. prize at the Silvio Bengalli competition in Italy, where she won,
being in the international competition
at the age of 15 the youngest pianist
between competitors up to the age of 37,
1. Prize with highest score in
the whole history
public prize and
The young pianist embarked on
her musical career at the early age of
four when she first began to appear
on stage in Germany before emerging in other parts of Europe and Japan.
Major performances include festivals like Kissinger Sommer, Audi Festival
Ingolstadt, Brunswick Classix Festival, a recital given on Richard
Wagner's original grand piano at Wahnfried House in Bayreuth, concerts
given in Hamamatsu, Japan, and in conjunction with the Salzburg Festival
in the Great Hall of Salzburg's world-famous Mozarteum.
Alice Sara Ott was awarded 2010 ECHO KLASSIK 'Nachwuchs-Kuenstler
des Jahres(Young Artist of this Year)' with Frederic Chopin: Samtliche
Walzer - Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Music.
|Claire Huangci performed on
Concerto Winderstein Munchen’s acclaimed ‘Klassik Vor Acht’ Series
at the Herkulessaal, in Ludwigshafen’s Matinee, at the Morocco Festival
both solo and concerto appearances with the National Orchestre du
Morocco, at the Goslar Festival of Germany, twice at the Salle Cortot
of Paris, Yamaha Paris and in other European venues. She also made
a radio recording for the Bayerische Rundfunk Station of Germany.
In March, Claire returned to China where she replaced pianist Yundi
Li in performances with the China Philharmonic Orchestra under the
baton of noted pianist/conductor Shi Shucheng, performing Grieg’s
Piano Concerto, which were broadcast nationwide on CCTV. She was also
invited to perform with the Sudwestdeusche Philharmonie Orchestre
in Konstanz Germany and Schaffhausen, Switzerland the Prokofiev Piano
Concerto no. 2 in April of 2007. In May 2007, Claire participated
in the Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition where she was the youngest
contestant present. American performances include debuts with the
New York Sinfonietta Orchestra, Helena Symphony, and Springfield Symphony
and recitals at the Yamaha Artists Salon, choenberg Hall, and Kaufmann
Center on NYC’s 92nd street Y, among many others. Upcoming performances
include extensive tours throughout different cities in Japan, China,
and Israel, recitals in Hanover, Salzburg, Frankfurt, and Baden-Baden
Germany, and concerts in Warsaw, Poland, Bruges, Belgium, and Paris,
France. In November of 2007, Claire will be one of the performers
for the China Olympic Ceremony 2008 alongside superstars as Lang Lang,
Yundi Li and others.
|Vitaly Pisarenko, 1st Prize
Winner of the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Compeition in 2008,
began to appear on the stage at the age of six and first became the
prizewinner at the International Competition for young pianists at
the age of nine.
Since 2003 Vitaly Pisarenko won the 1st Prizes at the International
Piano Competition(Togliati, Russia)-2003 and at the Interfest - Bitola
Piano Competition(Macedonia)-2005, and the 2nd Prize at Filippo Trevisan
International Piano Competition for Piano Interpretation(Ravenna,
He also won 1st Prize and Prize of the Jury of Critics at the International
Piano Competition "Citta di Trani"(Italy), 2006. At the
International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Weimar(Germany), 2006,
he won the 3rd Prize and was awarded the Audience Prize and Special
Prize of Fazil Say. In September 2006 he became a prizewinner of Summer
Academy of the University Mozareum(Salzburg, Austira) and played at
Grosser Hall of Mozarteum in a Prizewinner's concert.
Pisarenko has been a guest at the Basilica Festival of Flanders, the
Piano Pic Festival in France, the Delft Chamber Music Festival, the
Grachtenfestival in Amsterdam and the Busoni Festival in Bolzano,
amongst other events.
He has given numerous recitals and performed as soloist with orchestras
in Ukraine, Russia, Italy, Macedonia, Austria and Germany.
|Fernando Altamura is a next
generation pianist of Italy. Altamura has won prizes at numerous international
competitions, including the 2nd prizes at the 2008 Panama International
Piano Competition and the 2006 Bitola International Pianofest Competition
in Macedonia, the Debussy Prize at the 2010 Orleans International
Piano Competition in France, and the 1st Prize at the 2005 Brahms
Competition in Barcellona, Italy. In addition, he has also won 23
national piano competitions, and 18 national chamber music competitions
in Italy. Altamura is the recipient of the 2004 Salzburg International
Summer Academy Prize and the 2010 E. Parisot Prize awarded to outstanding
pianists at the Yale School of Music.
He had recitals in several festivals such as Gargano Inernational
Festival, Florence International Music Festival, International Piano
Festivals like Tropea, Bruxellers and Spoleto and Euro Music Festival
H e was also observed by performing with several orchastras Mozart
"Rondo for Concert K.382", Ravel "Piano Concerto G
Major", Bach "Conerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra C Major",
Poulenc "Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra", John Adams
"Gran Pianola Music".
Since 2003, he has been showing another different musical aspect of
his own through various recording.
Altamura received his Bachelor of Music from the Bari Conservatory
at age 19, later obtained his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees
from the Hogeschool voor Musiek (Codarts), Rotterdam. He is currently
a candidate for the Master of Music at the Yale School of Music.
|Pianist Da Sol Kim has won
prizes at numerous competitions, including First Prize in the Nagoya
International Competition in Japan (2005), Second Prize at the Isang
Yun Competition in Gyeongnam, Korea (2006), First Prize in the International
Chopin Competition in Asia (2006), Third Prize at the Robert Schumann
International Competition and at the Geneva International Music Competition
(both in 2008) and a prize at 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition.
Da Sol Kim had recitals at his hometown city, Busan, South Korea and
also has various concerts actively in Germany. He performed with German
Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra and in the Junge Meisterpianisten
Seies in Bayreuth. Da Sol Kim has been performing at Euro Music Festival
Concerts including Opening Concert, Young Artist Concert, The Distinguished
Participants Concert and Chamber Music Concert, since 2006.
He studied with Professor Gerald Fauth at the University of Music
and Theater Leipzig, Germany. Now He is studying with Prof. Karl-Heinz