Andreas Klein performs with Orchestra Iowa to end concert season 2016/17
The Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 was the chosen repertoire to end the 2016/2017 concert season with a solo appearance with Orchestra Iowa in Cedar Rapids. Andreas Klein performed in recital, entitled "Unleashing Musical Architecture", in Canada and Michigan with works by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy and Brahms, and offered several master classes for the local piano students. He joined the Minetti String Quartet from Vienna, Austria, in Schumann's Piano Quintet.
As CD producer, Andreas Klein, recorded the Morgenstern Piano Trio at Drew University in New Jersey for their upcoming production entitled "Fantasies", combing works by Bridge, Bloch, and Baran, and premiering the Piano Trio No.2
New Video: Brahms Sonata in F minor
Brahms' Sonata in F minor, opus 5: a Symphony for the piano: Pianist Andreas Klein talks about the specific approach to producing a
typical Brahms sound when performing this pianistic behemoth.Listen to the new video here at YouTube...
Summer Summary 2016
Pianist Andreas Klein performed Beethoven's "Emperor" Piano Concerto under maestro Yuval Zaliouk at the MostArts Festival in upstate New York. He was again the chair of the jury of the international piano competition held at this festival.
In August, he was producer for the Centennial CD of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta in 2 recording sessions. The editing and mastering phase will result in a finished CD to be released in 2017.
Andreas Klein performed with this ensemble under conductor Ron Spigelman the Mozart Piano Concerto in C major, K.415, with Klein's own cadenzas in all movements.
Andreas Klein illustrates the process of how he arrived at writing his cadenza for the Mozart Concerto in C major, K.415. He continues his exploration of Beethovens' improvisations with the cadenza for the Concerto No.3 in C minor. Watch the new Videos on Youtube:
Andreas Klein explores the "fantastic" journey through the night as envisioned by
Schumann in his 8 Fantasy Pieces opus 12: the alter egos of Schumann,
"Eusebius" and "Florestan", determine the overall nocturnal experience. Watch the new
videos at the "Projects" page
or on his YouTube
Concert Tour with the Minguet QuartetAndreas Klein joins the German Minguet Quartett on a tour accross the US to perform the Bach Concerto in D minor and Chopin?s Ballade No.4 in a program entitled Homage a Glenn Gould. The first 3 concerts for the Tucson Chamber Music Society, Colorado State University and the concert series in Beaver Creek, CO, drew large attendance and received standing ovations.
Concluding the 2015 year with recitals and master classes
Andreas Klein travelled across the USA to perform recitals and to present master classes in Georgia, Oregon, and California. In between, he produced a video recording of the Arcos Orchestra New York which is going to result in a condensed promotional video.
Andreas Klein is Juror of International Piano Competition in October 2015
The Louisiana International Piano Competition in Alexandria, LA, hosts a bi-annual piano competition for young artists between ages 19-35. Andreas Klein was invited among the 5 judges to elect first, second and third prize from a group of pianists, coming from the USA, China, Canada, Italy, Russia and other states. The week long competition was evolving from solo repertoire performed in the first round and semifinals, culminating in three performers in the finals performing piano concerti with the Rapides Symphony under the conductor Joshua Zona.
Fall 2015 Concerts...
Andreas Klein performed Bach Concerto in D minor and in A major under the conductor John Dodson at the Lexington Bach Festival in Michigan. He also presented recitals with works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Liszt in Virginia, Oklahoma and Nebraska.
New Videos "Before the concert"
Andreas Klein produced two new videos on his "Before the concert" series, where he illustrates the aspects of the Bach Partita II and gives a
brief introduction on Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 13. Watch the new videos at the "Projects" page
or on his YouTube channel
Andreas Klein returns to MostArts Festival, July 2015
He performed Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor with the MostArts Festival Orchestra conducted by Yuval Zaliouk and was chair of the Young Pianist Competition jury.
Schumann Piano Concerto A minor
Pianist Andreas Klein discusses
the poetic and romantic style of this piano concerto which challenges
orchestra and soloist to perform this work like chamber
music. Watch the Video...
Andreas Klein returns to Adelphi University
Pianist Andreas Klein performed Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto with the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra under the direction of its music director, Christopher Lyndon-Gee, on April 13th. The performance was recorded for a video production supervised by the pianist and shall be watched on YouTube once it is released.
New Videos published
Andreas Klein produced a few new videos exploring the various repertoire and discussing the challenges for pianists. See videos under "Projects" or on his YouTube channel.