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About me

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Bio

“Music is the deepest expression of my soul” says Munich-based pianist Tanja Huppert who sees her most important task during the piano playing in re-feeling the composer’s inner world - when writing their music - and conveying it to the listener.
She believes that music can work wonders and even defeat all evil. Kirill Petrenko, chief conductor of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, described her interpretation of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations BWV 988 as “subtle” and “played with great musicality, creativity and high technical ability”.
She is currently preparing a video project in which she will record classical piano works for YouTube.
Her recordings with Bamberg Symphony Orchestra and Bayerischer Rundfunk (Public Bavarian Radio) are yearly broadcast in the radio, e.g. on BR-Klassik.
Last updated: 5 October 2020 (119 words)

Programme suggestions

Goldberg Variations

For me, they are one of the most beautiful works for piano, and they vividly illustrate Bach's ingenious foresight for the musical possibilities to come with the advent of the piano. At the same time, they represent a wonderful counterpoint to the fast-moving habits of our time and are therefore very topical from my point of view. I also offer this programme as a matinée.

Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations (BWV 988)

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Inspired by Vienna

My beloved place in Vienna is the salon room in the Mozarthaus, where Mozart and Haydn played their string quartets with their friends and where the view from the window has not changed for 300 years. The idea for this program came to me there, because practically at the same time Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert were inspired by Vienna and yet musically expressed themselves in different ways. This is precisely what I would like to show with this programme.

J. Haydn: Piano Sonata C Major Hob. XVI:48
J. Haydn: Andante con variazioni for piano F minor Hob. XVII:6
J. Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Minor Hob. XVI:34

Franz Schubert: Moments musicaux D. 780 op. 94:
   No. 1 in C major, No. 3 in F minor, No. 6 in A flat major.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 op. 109

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Calendar

Next dates

I am currently preparing a larger video project with classical piano music.
More information about this you will soon find here.

Past dates
Friday, 25 September 2020
00:05-02:00: Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
in ARD night concert on all cultural radio programmes of the ARD, e.g. on BR-Klassik
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information » to the recording
Sunday, 13 September 2020
06:05-07:00: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto E-flat Major, Rondeau, KV 271
with Bamberg Symphonic Orchestra
in the broadcast Auftakt on BR-Klassik.
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information » to the recording
Wednesday, 19 August 2020
ca. 05:50: Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata d minor, K 141
in ARD night concert on all cultural radio programmes of the ARD, e.g. on BR-Klassik
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information
Monday, 23 September 2019
07:16: Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata d minor, K 141
in the broadcast Allegro on BR-Klassik
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information
Friday, 25 January 2019
06:26: Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata d minor, K 141
in the broadcast Allegro on BR-Klassik
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information
Friday, 11 January 2019
00:00-02:00: Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
in ARD night concert on all cultural radio programmes of the ARD, e.g. on kulturradio rbb
At the time of the recording I was yet called Schermann.
» further information (see page 11)

Reactions

Her subtle interpretation and a rich tone are evidence of a matured musical personality. Kirill Petrenko, Chief Conductor Berliner Philharmoniker
A wonderful balance between technical ability, musicality, inspiration and wit. Jonathan Nott, Chief Conductor Orchestre de la Suissse Romande (Geneva, Switzerland)
A highly gifted pianist with her own, musical profile. Prof. Joachim Kaiser, Music Critic
A fascinating, soft, sometimes introvert, then again feminine interpretation of wonderful beauty. Bernhard Kerres, Director of the Wiener Konzerthaus from 2007 until 2013
Tanja Huppert played into our hearts tonight! Completely devoted to the music she interpreted Rameau, Scarlatti and Haydn. And then Bach! It was a wonderful evening. Claudia Kröger, Steinway House Hamburg

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