In the summer of 2011 Alexander Schimpf was the first German musician to win one of the world’s most renowned piano competitions: the Cleveland International Piano Competition. Since then, especially on the North American continent, the doors to all concert halls have been open to him.
On this CD, we get to listen to the following selections:
- Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
- Klavierstücke (4), Op. 119
- Images pour piano – Book 2
Performed by Alexander Schimpf (piano).
Here is Alexander Schimpf performing Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, “Pastoral” at the 2012 International Keyboard Institute & Festival in New York City:
And next, here he is in the Cleveland International Piano Competition – 2011:
Tags: Alexander Schimpf, pianist, Cleveland International Piano Competition