Distinguished professor and famed pianist Andreas Frölich will perform in Katherine M. Elfers Hall of the Esther Eastman Music Center at The Hotchkiss School on Friday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Andreas Frölich, piano
Andreas Frölich studied at the conservatories in Freiburg and Köln. He has won prizes at various international piano competitions (e.g. Senigallia, Finale Ligure, Milan and the International Music Competition in Vienna). His concert performances take him both as a soloist with internationally well-known orchestras and as the pianist in the Berlin Mendelssohn Trio and the Ensemble Wien (which includes the leader and members of the Vienna Philharmonic), to the leading concert venues in Europe, South America and Asia, as well as to South Africa and Australia (e.g. Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Musikverein Wien, Philharmonie in Cologne, Ga München Gasteig - Munich, Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, Konzerthaus Berlin, Teatro Municipal Rio de Janeiro) and to major international music festivals, including the Rheingau Music Festival, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Salzburg Easter Festival, the Mozartfest Würzburg, the Emilia Romagna Festival and many more all over the world. His artistic activity also includes numerous radio productions for all the leading German broadcasters, and more than thirty CD productions, some of them award-winning, for CPO, EMI, OehmsClassics, BMG and VMS. Andreas Frölich is artistic director and chairman of the international MozArte piano competition Aachen, artistic director of the "MozArte " international music Festival and artistic leader of the "Orpheo concert series" for young prizewinners in Kerkrade/NL. He is a professor at the University of Music and Dance in Cologne on its Aachen campus, at the Kalaidos Conservatory in Zürich, and gives regular master classes as visiting professor at the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg. In addition, he is in demand as a juror at numerous international piano competitions.