Andras Schiff Tickets
Its goes without saying that Andras Schiff is one of the well-known and respected pianist, conductor and instructor when it comes to classical music. He is globally renowned for his talents as a pianist and a conductor. During the season, he performs at various concert halls in different parts of the world. His special recitals of the works of Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, J.S Bach, Chopin, Bartok and Schumann are an important part of each concert season around the globe. For his remarkable work, Andras Schiff has been awarded with numerous awards and honorariums including Honorary Member of Beethoven House in Bonn, Golden Mozart Medaille and several more.
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Schiff had a flair for music since his childhood. He started taking piano lessons along with Elisabeth Vadasz at the age of five. He continued his advanced studies in music under the shadow of professors Gyorgy Kurtag, Ference Rados and Pal Kadosa. Schiff then moved to London to study under George Malcolm.
Over the years, Andras Schiff has established a distinguished discography. Since 1997, Schiff has been recording exclusively for the ECM New Series along with the producer Manfred Eicher. Some of the recordings that have been released on ECM include full solo piano works of Janacek and Beethoven as well as Schumann’s piano pieces released on two solo discs. His recordings of Goldberg Variations and Bach Partitas have also been released. Quite recently, he has also released the Diabelli Variations by Beethoven.
In the year 2004, Schiff embarked on a concert tour on which he performed thirty-two Beethoven Piano Sonatas in different venues world over. By far, he has been able to perform the entire cycle of Sonatas in a total of twenty cities. His Beethoven cycle was also recorded during one of his performances at Zurich Tonhalle for ECM. For true lovers of classical music, Andras Schiff’s live concert is nothing but musical magic happening in front of their very eyes. Indulge yourself in this enchanting experience this season with Andras Schiff tickets.
Throughout his career, Schiff has also worked with several globally renowned conductors and orchestras. He also laid foundation to his own chamber orchestra in 1999 called the Cappella Andrea Barca which comprises of several talented chamber musicians, soloists and friends of Schiff’s. Every year, he works with his chamber orchestra frequently as well as working with Chamber Orchestra of Europe and Philharmonia Orchestra London. Focusing on the works of Bela Bartok, Andras Schiff also showcased twelve concerts at the Carnegie Hall during the 2011-12 season, after which he was named as one of Carnegie Hall’s most prestigious Perspectives artists. While on the concert series, Schiff was also joined by many of his colleagues. Presently, he mainly performs as a soloist or a conductor.
Andras Schiff is one of the great admirers of J.S Bach’s piano works. He has taken a great deal of inspiration from J.S Bach’s piano concertos when he sits down to compose his own music. To celebrate the music of Back, Schiff will be embarking on a concert tour of North America by the name of the Bach Project in 2013. The Bach Project will comprise of an orchestral week featuring works of Mendelssohn, Schumann and Bach as well as six Bach recitals. The Bach Project will feature Andras Schiff on the piano as well as on the podium. The entire Bach Project will be supported by LA Phil, New York Philharmonic, New York City, 92Y, Great Performers at Lincoln Center, Disney Hall and San Francisco Symphony. Catch this classical music extravaganza as it happens with Andras Schiff tickets.