Times: April 3 (Saturday) 9am to 12. April 4 (Sunday) 1.30pm to 5.30pm. Tickets 30rmb
Reto Reichenbach has held his solo concert in Kunming Opera recently which impressed the audiences significantly. In order to enable experts and students who favor of piano to learn from Reto and make exchange with him, master class is held in TCGNordica.
Reto is good at playing Chopin. He attaches great importance to bring fresh air of modern music to master class in Kunming, enabling more classical music learners to get new techniques and ways of thinking.
Do you wish to improve your performance of Chopin? Do you want to know the mystery of modern music works? You can join us (Sign up advanced is required. Please contact Jin Xiaoyun with cell phone number 13888931611) or you can also attend class as auditor (attendants should be over 7 years old. And please buy the tickets on site. Admission: 30 Yuan) Please focus on Reto Reichenbach piano master class.
Reto Reichenbach has been received by the press and audiences as a musician whose interpretations are particularly intense and sincere. A special focus of his work is directed to the 20th century repertoire, which is reflected in his success at the international 20th century piano competition in Orleans, France (2nd overall prize and “Nadja Boulanger” prize for the best performance of a work from 1900 to 1950). Furthermore, Reto Reichenbach was prizewinner at the international piano competition of the city of Cantú, Italy. For his artistic accomplishments he was given the “Outstanding Young Person Award” by the Swiss Junior Chamber of Commerce and the culture award by the Swiss Bank Corporation. As a soloist Reto Reichenbach performed with many orchestras, such as the Orchestre National de Lille, the European Youth Orchestra Darmstadt, the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, the Romanian “OLTENIA” Philharmonic Orchestra di Craiova, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Switzerland, the Berne Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of the International Menuhin Music Academy (Camerata Lysy). Several times, Reto Reichenbach played for broadcasting programs; among others for Swiss Radio DRS 2, Radio de la Suisse Romande and Radio Astra.
Born in 1974, Reto Reichenbach grew up in near Gstaad (Switzerland). Studying with Tomasz Herbut at the Berne Conservatory, he graduated in 1996, receiving the Eduard-Tschumi-Prize for the best performance of the year. Further studies led him to the United States, where he studied with Ann Schein at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and with Boris Berman at the Yale University. In 2000 he returned to Switzerland, where he has since been living as a freelancing pianist in the Basle area. Numerous scholarship awards, such as from the Stanley-Johnson, Kiefer-Hablitzel, Ernst-G□hner and Josef-Pembaur foundations have furthered his career.