Philipp Scheucher

Date of birth: 22.03.1993 philipp_scheucher
Instrument:

piano

Nationality: Austrian
Competition:

Aarhus International Piano Competition

2015
Prize:

1st Prize

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Promoted by EMCY: EuroRadio Youth Concert 2017

 

Philipp Scheucher was born in Graz (Austria) in 1993. At the age of five his musical studies began at first at a local music school and soon his extraordinary musical talent lead him to Maria Zgubic and the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. Since 2008 he is there student of Markus Schirmer, with whom he performed already as a twelve-year-old at the “Wiener Musikverein”.

 

After his first success at youth piano competitions – for example, he won the Austrian competition "Prima La Musica" five times – several other prizes followed: He is multiple award winner of the international Munich piano competition "Münchner Klavierpodium". In May 2010 he achieved to be absolute winner of the international competition "Zlatko Grgošević" in Zagreb/Croatia and in addition, he won the first prize at the international piano competition "Ricard Viñes" in Lleida/Spain in the same year.

 

The Austrian young rising pianist currently performs both at home and abroad in concert halls amongst Europe’s most important, such as the “Golden Hall” in the “Wiener Musikverein”, the “Gewandhaus in Leipzig” or the “Herkules-Saal” in Munich. His concerts lead him to cultural centres all around the continent – to Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Croatia, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Equally important are his performances with a number of relevant orchestras and conductors, for example, the “Graz Philharmonic Orchestra” with Dirk Kaftan, the “Great Orchestra of Graz – recreation” with Michael Hofstetter, the “K&K Philharmonic Orchestra” or the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.He had two first prizes at prestigious international piano competitions: in Cologne (Germany) in September 2014, where he performed Beethoven’s second piano concerto with the WDR (German Broadcast)-Orchestra under the direction of Alexander Prior and the first prize at the “Aarhus (Denmark) International Piano Competition” together with several special prizes in March 2015. His latest achievements are the 2nd prize "8th Ferenc Liszt" piano competition in San Benedetto (Italy), the 2nd prize "13th UNISA" piano competition in Pretoria (South Africa), USA (solo recital) debut in Chapin Hall at Williams College in January 2017.

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Repertoire

Solo
L. Auerbach, Selection of Preludes for solo piano op. 41
J. S. Bach, Selection of “Preludes and Fugues” (Well-tempered Clavier I & II)
J. S. Bach, Italian Concerto B. Bartók, Etude op. 18 No. 2
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 2/1
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 2/3
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 10/3
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 13 “Pathétique”
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 27/2 “Moonlight”
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 31/2 “Tempest”
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 90
L. van Beethoven, Sonata op. 111
L. van Beethoven, Fantasie op. 77
L. van Beethoven, “Righini“-Variations in D major WoO 65
L. Berio, Six encores F. Chopin, Scherzo No. 1
F. Chopin, Scherzo No. 3 F. Chopin, Ballade No. 2
F. Chopin, Berceuse F. Chopin, Selection of Etudes op. 10
F. Chopin, Selection of Etudes op. 25
F. Liszt, Mephisto-Waltz No. 1
F. Liszt, Ballade No. 2, H minor
F. Liszt, “La leggeriezza”
F. Liszt, „Mazeppa“
F. Liszt, Rhapsodie espagnole
F. Liszt, Funérailles
F. Liszt, Sonata in B minor
W. A. Mozart, Rondo in A minor KV 511
W. A. Mozart, Sonata KV 330
W. A. Mozart, Sonata KV 331
W. A. Mozart, Sonata KV 457
W. A. Mozart, Sonata KV 545R. Schumann, op. 2, Papillons
C. Nielsen, Thema med variationer op. 40
S. Prokofiev, Sonata No. 2, D minor
S. Prokofiev, op.4/4 "suggestion diabolique"
F. Schubert, Klaiverstück No. 1, E - flat minor
R. Schumann, op. 13, Symphonic Etudes
R. Schumann, op. 15, Kinderszenen
I. Stravinsky, Trois Mouvements De Petrouchka

With Orchestra

L. van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 19 in B-flat major
L. van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3, op. 37 in C minor
L. van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5, op. 73 in E - flat major
J. Haydn, Piano Concerto Hob. XVIII: 4, G major
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto K. 238 - B-flat major
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto K. 271 "Jenamy" - E-flat major
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto K. 459 - F major
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto K. 488 – A major
W. A. Mozart, Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major K. 382
R. Schumann, Piano Concerto op. 54 in A minor
P. I. Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto op. 23 in B-flat minor

If you are interested in working with Philipp, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

 

made by BS 21.07.2015

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