2014-15 Guests

 

Phillip Moll

Phillip Moll
September 3, 2014

Born in Chicago, Phillip Moll has lived in Berlin since 1970. After receiving degrees in English from Harvard University and in music from the University of Texas, and following a year at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich on a DAAD grant, he was employed as a repetiteur by the German Opera in Berlin until 1978. Since then he has been active as an accompanist and ensemble pianist, collaborating with such diverse artists as Kathleen Battle, Håkan Hågegard, Jessye Norman, Kurt Moll, James Galway, Kyung Wha Chung, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Akiko Suwanai, and Kolya Blacher. He has performed and recorded with numerous Berlin ensembles, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the German Symphony Orchestra, the RIAS Chamber Choir and the Berlin Radio Choir.   For many years he has performed throughout Europe, North America and the Far East, and has appeared as soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of Saint John’s Smith Square and the Philharmonic Kammermusik Kollegium. In Australia, he has been soloist with the symphony orchestras of Melbourne, Sydney and Tasmania.

From 2004 until 2013, Moll held a professorship for song interpretation at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. He has given master classes in many countries, including Belgium, Israel, Italy, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Japan, Taiwan and the US.

Among the more recent of the many recordings in which he has taken part are Piano Trios of Dvořák and Suk with the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Trio, Duets for two baritones, with the brothers Paul-Armin and Peter Edelmann, Gypsy Songs with Mezzo-Soprano Renée Morloc, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with the RIAS Chamber Choir, the Requiem of Brahms, in the version with piano four-hands, with the Berlin Radio Chorus, Opera Fantasies with wind soloists of La Scala, Schubert sonatas with violinist Andrea Duka Löwenstein, Bartok compositions for violin and piano with Ms. Duka Löwenstein and a program of shorter pieces for young people with flutist Sir James Galway, with whom he has performed for nearly forty years.

 

 

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Roger Vignoles
February 6, 2014

 

Graham Johnson

Graham Johnson
March 20-22, 2014

 

Alexandra Nguyen

Alexandra Nguyen
November 15- 17, December 6-8, 2013 and March 15 – April 19, 2014

 

Sylvie Beaudette

Sylvie Beaudette
October 21-25, November18-22, 2013 and December 9-13, 2014

 

Paula Fan

Paula Fan
Oct. 29 – 31 and Nov. 5-7, 2013

 

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Tatevik Mokatsian
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