Constantin Schiffner

All prize winners
First Prize
Date of birth 1999/04/23
Promoted by EMCY, Young Hearts For Music Tour 2019

Constantin Schiffner was born in 1999 in Lübeck, Germany. At the age of 6 he started studying piano with Vadim Goldfeld.

He won several international and national competitions and special prizes. Besides the 1st prize at the “Italian Concorso Internazionale Valsesia Musica Juniores” and the 1st prize at the “Chinese German Piano Competition” in Hamburg, the pianist won divers 1st prizes in the German national competition “Jugend musiziert”.

Furthermore Constantin Schiffner received special prizes from the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben”, the Classic Prize from the city Münster, as well as the WDR3, the “Jütting Prize”, the “Diethard Wucher Prize” and the “Marler Debüt Prize” followed by a concert with the “Bergischen Sinfonikern”.

Ever so often the pianist concerts with his sister Felicitas Schiffner (Violin). Together they have played with the “Dortmunder Philharmoniker” under the baton of Giuliano Betta, as well as at the international festival of the Classical Music Academy Tscheljabinsk (Russia), at the Kulturgut Hasselburg and at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival.

He also completed masterclasses with Stefan Vladar, Jacques Rouvier and Pavel Gililov. In addition to his pianistic education he received organ classes with Prof. Hartmut Rohmeyer, cello classes with Hans-Christian Schwarz and conducting classes with Prof. Mathias Husmann.

Currently Constantin Schiffner studies conducting with Prof. Ulrich Windfuhr and piano with Prof. Delphine Lizé at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg”.


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



J.S. Bach- Partita No. 1 in B flat Major BWV 825
J.S. Bach- Partita No. 2 c minor BWV 826
J.S. Bach- Prelude and Fugue  No.2 in c minor BWV 847
J.S. Bach- F. Busoni – Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in d minor
J.S. Bach- A. Siloti- Prelude in b minor
L. van Beethoven- Sonata No. 1 in f minor op. 2 No. 1
L. van Beethoven- Sonata No. 23 in f minor op. 57 (Appassionata)
L. van Beethoven- „Alla Ingharese quasi un Capriccio“ op. 129
Chopin- Etude in C Major op. 10 No. 1
Chopin- Etude in G flat Major op. 10 No. 5
Chopin- Etude in e flat minor op. 10 No. 6
Chopin- Etude in c minor op. 10 No. 12
Chopin- Etude in f minor op. 25 No. 2
Chopin- Scherzo in b flat minor op. 31 No. 2
Haydn- Sonata in E flat Major Hob. 52
Liszt- Venezia e Napoli
Liszt- Rhapsodie espagnole
W.A. Mozart- Sonata No. 2 in F Major KV 280
Mendelssohn Variation Seriéuses in d minor op. 54
Rachmaninow- Études-Tableaux e flat minor op. 39 No. 5
Scarlatti- Sonata in C Major K. 159
Schumann- Sinfonische Etüden op. 13
Shchedrin- Basso Ostinato
Skrjabin- Etude in c sharp minor op. 2 No. 1
Skrjabin- Etude in D sharp minor op. 8 No. 12

Chamber Music

L. van Beethoven- Violin Sonata No. 1 in D Major op. 12 No. 1
L. van Beethoven- Violin Sonata No. 8 in G Major op. 30 No. 3
L. van Beethoven- Piano trio in E flat Major op. 1 No. 1
Schubert- Sonata for piano and violin in a minor D 385
Brahms- Violin Sonata No. 3 in d minor op. 108
Brahms- Scherzo from F. A. E. Sonata in c minor
Lutoslawski- Paganini Variations for two pianos
Milhaud- Scaramouche for two pianos
W.A. Mozart- Sonata for piano and violin in B flat Major KV 378
W.A. Mozart- Sonata for piano and violin in G Major KV 379
W.A. Mozart- Sonata for two pianos in D Major KV 448
Ravel- Violin Sonata No. 2, M. 77
Schnittke- Suite in the Old Style for violin and piano op. 80
Schubert- Sonata for piano and violin in a minor D 385
Shostakovich- Piano trio No. 2 in e minor op. 67

With Orchestra

J.S. Bach- Concerto for two pianos and orchestra, BWV 1061
J.N. Hummel- Concerto for piano, violin  and orchestra in G Major op. 17
Poulenc- Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in d minor