Piano Forum



Remembering the great Maurizio Pollini
Legendary pianist Maurizio Pollini defined modern piano playing through a combination of virtuosity of the highest degree, a complete sense of musical purpose and commitment that works in complete control of the virtuosity. His passing was announced by Milanís La Scala opera house on March 23. Read more >>

Topic: Markus Groh  (Read 1190 times)

Offline amanfang

  • PS Silver Member
  • Sr. Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 841
Markus Groh
on: July 25, 2005, 03:23:57 AM
Has anyone heard or heard of Markus Groh?  And if so, do you have any opinions on him?  I'm thinking about buying tickets to a concert he's playing this fall - the Brahms concerto.  It's with the symphony orchestra, and I'd have to drive a couple hours, and I can't afford many concerts.  If he's worth it, maybe I'll go, but I might save the money and wait until Jon Nakamatsu comes later in the spring with a Mozart concerto.
When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there's no end to what you can't do.

Offline principe7613

  • PS Silver Member
  • Jr. Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 43
Re: Markus Groh
Reply #1 on: September 13, 2005, 11:42:37 AM
i dunno if you got the tickets allready...
He was winner of 1995 queen Elisabeth competition; He played a stunning Liszt A major concerto. He's now teacher at Berlin university

Offline cherub_rocker1979

  • PS Silver Member
  • Sr. Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 646
Re: Markus Groh
Reply #2 on: September 18, 2005, 04:21:17 AM
He's very good.  I saw him play the Liszt Piano Concerto in E flat with the Charlotte Symphony and afterwards I got to shake his hand :)
 

Logo light pianostreet.com - the website for classical pianists, piano teachers, students and piano music enthusiasts.

Subscribe for unlimited access

Sign up

Follow us

Piano Street Digicert