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Piano Concert Yojo Christen

Hosted by a member of the Munich Classical Music Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 17 May 19:30 - 22:30

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KÜNSTLERHAUS CONCERT

Often celebrated as a child prodigy, Yojo Christen has been playing the piano since he was five years old and completed full-length concerts as an eight-year-old. He began to compose at an early age, so that in addition to classical and romantic piano literature Yojo's repertoire now includes a whole range of original compositions. Even abroad, he is no longer a stranger.

For his composition "Friede", which is based on the Morse code for the corresponding Greek word 'Irini' and premiered at the Münchner Künstlerhaus, Yojo, as the youngest participant in the international Diabelli Composition Competition Protected content , received the second prize of the jury and the Audience Award, the "Golden Centaur ".

He is ... already a piano virtuoso with vision ... because what can be heard on his second CD testifies ... of breathtaking natural musicality and dexterity. (Der Spiegel)

Yojo plays:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Klaviersonate A-Dur mit dem „Türkischen Marsch" KV 331

Ludwig van Beethoven
Klaviersonate op. 57 in f-moll (Appassionata)

Yojo Christen
IRINI

George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue (eigene Fassung für Solo-Klavier)

Frédéric Chopin
Scherzo Nr. 1 op. 20 h-Moll