Visiting tutor Jakob Fichert performs works by Mozart, Liszt and Ligeti in this free lunchtime concert.
Visiting tutor Jakob Fichert performs works by Mozart, Liszt and Ligeti in this free lunchtime concert, on the Steinway Model D piano in Deptford Town Hall's intimate Council Chamber.
Mozart: Sonata in A K 331
F. Liszt: "Harmonies du Soir"
G. Ligeti: Musica Ricercata (Nos. 1-8)
Jakob Fichert is a pianist with an international profile. He has repeatedly performed in prestigious London venues such as the South Bank, Wigmore Hall and Kings Place and has recorded for Toccata Classics and Naxos to great critical acclaim both as a soloist and collaborating artist.
Numerous projects featuring the piano music of Max Reger and recordings of composers such as Andre Tchaikovsky and Hans Gal demonstrate that exploring lesser known repertoire has been an integral part of Jakob’s work as a performer. Future plans include a recording of Adolf Busch’s complete piano work for Toccata Classics.
Chamber Music and Lied repertoire has always been at the heart of his playing career. On concert stage and in recording studio he has collaborated with musicians such as Janet Hilton, Alfia Naqipbekova, Oliver Coates, Helen-Jane Howells and many more.
Jakob won numerous prizes at international competitions both as a soloist and chamber musician. He studied at the Musikhochschule Karlsruhe with Wolfgang Manz before undertaking a postgraduate course at the Royal College of Music in London under the tutelage of Yonty Solomon. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Chamber Music graduating in 2001 after which he was awarded a RCM Junior Fellowship.
A much in demand pedagogue Jakob has given numerous master classes for music specialist schools and other musical organizations. He also works as an examiner and consultant for the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music and holds the positions of Principle Lecturer for piano at Leeds College of Music and Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths University, London.
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