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Leading Swiss Artists of the Concert Stage - Michael Studer (MH 13/1973)

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Michael Studer is one of Switzerland's most outstanding pianists of the younger generation.

This content was published on March 19, 2008 - 13:24

Among his virtuoso performances, his lucid and sensitive interpretations of Mozart are often compared with those of the great Clara Haskil, to whom he dedicated his first Mozart album. Studer has won major international acclaim, and performs regularly in concert halls in Switzerland and abroad.

Musical content

1. Maurice Ravel: Jeux d' Eau
Michael Studer, piano
2. Robert Schumann: Abegg Variations
Michael Studer, piano
3. Othmar Schoeck: Toccata, op. 29
Michael Studer, piano
4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Minuet and Presto from the 3rd movement of the Piano Concerto no. 9 in E flat major, K. 271
Michael Studer, piano; Tibor Varga Chamber Orchestra; Tibor Varga, conductor

Production information

Musica Helvetica MH 13. Leading Swiss Artists of the Concert Stage. Michael Studer (piano). Produced 1973 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen and Nicolas Lombard.

Background information

Switzerland is a small alpine nation shaped and influenced by great cultural cross-currents that have swept through Europe over centuries. Out of elements of diversity, the people of this country have forged a distinctly Swiss identity. And music is one of its most eloquent expressions. "Musica Helvetica" explores different facets of music in Switzerland from its earliest beginnings to the latest works of modern Swiss composers, from folk music to rock and jazz. This historical series span the years 1973 to 1998. These recordings are not available.

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