About

Based in Germany, the young Bolivian pianist has been awarded with different prizes in national and international competitions. He performs in different countries in venues and festivals in Germany, Austria, USA, Chile, Lithuania, Italy, Slovenia, the Netherlands, and of course in Bolivia.

Right after entering the music university in Weimar, he received the first prize for the scholarship of the Elfrun Gabriel Foundation. At competitions he achived prizes and distinctions such as the Claudio Arrau International Piano Competition (Quilpué, Chile), the Piano Competition at “Abril en Tarija” (Bolivia) and the first prize at La Paz Piano Competition and the 5th International Competition “Young Academy Award 2015” in Rome. As a chamber musician and member of the Silberstein Trio, he was awarded with the Special Prize at the “”Martha Debelli Competition”” in Graz.

As a soloist, he has performed with some orchestras and conductors, such as the Orquesta del Encuentro de Jóvenes Musicos Bolivianos, the Jena Philharmonic Orchestra and the Norddeutsche Philharmonie Rostock under the baton of Andreas Penninger, Markus L. Frank and Wojciech Rajski among others.

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“(…) I am convinced of his musicianship.”

Paul Badura-Skoda

Born in La Paz in 1995 received his first piano lessons at the age of 4 with Giannina La Placa. Later he studied with Litta Haus and Irina Efanova. Soon he appeared in his home country at various events, also having performed his own compositions.

After graduation from high school in La Paz he moved to  Germany, where he entered the class of Prof. Balazs Szokolay at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Weimar in 2014.  In the meantime he attended various master classes thanks to the support of the Herrmann Foundation, among others with Jacob Leuschner,  Bernd Glemser, Matti Raekallio and Bernd Goetzke. He recives regular support from Paul Badura-Skoda and Janina Fialkowska.

He currently attends an Erasmus year under Ruben Dalibaltayan and Milana Chernyaavska in the Music Academy in Zagreb and the Kunstuniversität Graz respectively. He recives a scholarship from the International Academy of Music in Liechtenstein and participates regularly in the intensive music weeks and activities offered by the Academy.

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(…) once again, he surprised the audience with his uncomparable talent and passion.

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La Paz (Bolivia)

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Schedule

September 12th
11.00

Instituto Laredo
Cochabamba, Bolivia

 

Didactic Matinee
Works by Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Villa-Lobos, Sandi and Liszt

September 11th

20.00

Instituto Cultural Boliviano Alemán
Calle Calvo Nro. 217
Sucre, Bolivia

 

Recital
Works by Schubert, Chopin, Villa-Lobos, Sandi and Liszt

September 10th
16.00

Instituto Cultural Boliviano Alemán
Calle Calvo Nro. 217
Sucre, Bolivia

 

Masterclass for the piano students
at the Conservatory of Sucre

September 3th & 4th

Conservatorio Plurinacional de Música
La Paz, Bolivia

 

Masterclass for the piano students
at the Conservatory of La Paz

August 9th -11th 2018

Salón de Honor
Teatro Municipal “Alberto Saavedra Pérez”
La Paz, Bolivia

 

Workshop for music teachers

August 7th & 8th 2018

Salón de Honor
Teatro Municipal “Alberto Saavedra Pérez”
La Paz, Bolivia

 

Workshop for children and young musicians

July 26th 2018

Teatro Municipal “Alberto Saavedra Pérez”
La Paz, Bolivia

 

Works by Bach, Beethoven, Sandi, Schubert and Liszt

June 5th 2018

Kulturni Dom Nova Gorica
Slovenia

Piano Trios by Haydn, Beethoven and Shostakovich
Trio Art
Veronika Brecelj, violin
Dorottya Standi, cello

April 20th 2018

Private House Concert,
Hamburg Germany

Works by Bach, Schubert and Beethoven

April 08th – 11th 2018

Schloß Kremsegg
Kremsmünster, Austria

Works by Chopin 

on an original Pleyel Fortepiano (1835),
with Stipe Bilic

April 5th 2018

Circolo Aziendale Generali
Trieste, Italy

 

Works by Beethoven, Schubert and Chopin

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Repertoire

Recital 1

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) – Sonata No. 47 in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) – Etude in B minor, Op.25 No. 10

Break

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) – 3 Mazurkas Op. 50
Marvin Sandi (1938-1968) – In Memorian (En memoria a Caba), Op. 1b
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) – Ciclo brasileiro

Recital 2

Franz Schubert (1797-1828) – 4 Impromptus Op. 142 D.935

Break

John Adams (*1947) – China Gates
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) – Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

Recital 3

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) – Toccata in c minor, BWV 911
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) -Etudes Tableaux
-Op. 39 No. 7 in C minor
-Op. 33 No. 6 in E-flat minor
Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915) – Sonata No. 5, Op. 53

Break

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) – Nocturne in B Major, Op. 33 No. 2
Claude Debussy (1862 – 1918) – L’isle joyeuse
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) – Soneto 104 del Petrarca
– Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9 in E-flat major, “Pesther Carneval”

Recital 4

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) – Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) – Ballade No. 4 in f minor

Break

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) – Pictures at an exhibition

Concerto

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) – Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat major, Op. 73
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)  – Piano Concerto No. 25 in C major, K.503
Camile Saint-Säens (1835-1921) – Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) – Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

 

Chamber Music

Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost”
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
– Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
– Vatiations on  Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b (for 2 pianos)
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) – Piano Trio No. 39 in G-major, Hob. XV/25
Jean Huré (1877-1930) – Piano Quintet in D major
Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) – Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) – Piano Quartet in A minor
Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) – Piano Quintet in F minor
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)  –  Fantasie in F minor for 4 Hands, D.940
– 3 Sonatas (Sonatinas) for Violin and Piano, D. 385
Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)  – Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
– Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

 

Teaching and Innovating

Besides completing my own musical education and performing, I offer piano lessons to aspiring musicians from any age or nationality.

I am concerned in the future of classical music and the importance of it in the daily life. One of my major missions is to share my knowledge and open the ears of the world of today towards our music.

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