Festival Eesti Klaverisuvi / Estonian Pianosummer - Antti Siirala (Soome/ Saksamaa)
Pärnu Kontserdimaja, Aida 4
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19:00 - 21:00
Finnish native Antti Siirala, professor of piano at the University of Music and Theatre in Munich, has proven himself as one of the best pianists of his generation.
According to ‘Gramophone’, the world’s leading classical music magazine, “Siirala’s refined and intelligent pianism places him in the top league of mastery”.
Siirala has performed in the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Series, at the Lucerne Festival and the Ruhr Piano Festival, and his concert tours have taken him to halls such as the Cologne Philharmonie, London Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Tonhalle in Zurich.
He regularly plays with prestigious orchestras, including Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Wiener Symphoniker, the London Symphony Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphonic Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, to name but a few.
In cooperation with the Sony and Naxos record companies, Siirala has released several records, for which he has repeatedly received the prestigious Editor's Choice Award of ‘Gramophone’ magazine.
Program: Haydn | Beethoven | Brahms | Schumann