Chopin, Haydn and Rachmaninow

Robert Neumann, Piano,
1st Prize Winner YMSE 2017 – 2018 ICMA Discovery Award

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Variations (Sonata) in F Minor, Hob XVII:6

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Variations on a Theme by Corelli, Op. 42

Béla Bartók (1881-1945) / Robert Neumann (2001)
6 Rumanian Folk Dances (arr. for Solo Piano)

The concert was recorded live on 21 August 2021 at Gstaad.

Born in 2001 into a trilingual family of musicians, Robert Neumann began studying the piano at the age of four with Monika Giurgiuman. At the age of eleven, he joined Elza Kolodin’s class at the Musikhochschule Freiburg and received a scholarship from the Liechtenstein Academy of International Music. Invited to perform in many countries, he has been heard in Switzerland at the Interlaken Classcis and as artist in residence at the “Next Generation” Festival in Bad Ragaz. He is here with a cross-section of three centuries of creation, in which his own music is featured.

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