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Projekte. Before the concert...

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.


A new Cadenza for first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto K415

Pianist Andreas Klein describes his approach to writing his personal cadenza for this Piano Concerto and illustrates in a concert excerpt with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists the sources for his improvisation.


R. Schumann's Fantasy Pieces opus 12: A Journey through the Night

Pianist 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.


Bach Partita II: Pre-Concert talk

Pianist Andreas Klein illustrates the aspects of this suite which represents a wonderful recital opener.


Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 13 "Pathetique" Explored

Pianist Andreas Klein gives a brief introduction to this important and well-know piano sonata.


Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor opus 54 explored

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.


The Narrative of Chopin's Ballade No.1

Pianist Andreas Klein offers an artistic look behind the "curtain" - for audiences and young pianists - to decipher the meaning of a score and its possibilities towards musical interpretation. This video features the Narrative of Chopin's Ballade No.1.


Dancing on keys: Ginastera's "Danzas Argentinas"

Pianist Andreas Klein introduces the 3 Argentinian Dances as a fascinating and virtuosic ending to a piano recital program.


Behind the Score: Mozart's Fantasy with pianist Andreas Klein

A look into the artistic features and pianistic challenges.