Gerhard Vielhaber was born in Attendorn, Germany in 1982 and began to play the piano when he was six years old. Beginning in 1994, he took private lessons from Prof. Kämmerling, continuing studies with him in Hanover in 2002. After obtaining his performance degree in 2006, he began studying with Prof. Rouvier at the Universität der Künste in Berlin. Vielhaber won First Prize at Czech Radio’s International Competition for Young Musicians—Concertino Praga 1997 and in 2005 he received a scholarship from the German Music Competition. In the same year he was a finalist in the Tomassoni Piano Competition in Cologne. Vielhaber has appeared on the concert podium with such ensembles as the Warsaw Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Venezuelan National Youth Orchestra in Caracas, the Rundfunkorchester Köln and RSO Berlin. He appears in concert as a guest artist both in Germany and abroad and has also performed several times at the Rheingau Musikfestival, the Schleswig-Holstein-Musikfestival and the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern-Festival. In addition, he has recorded with Deutschlandradio Berlin, WDR, BR, ORF as well as for Czech Radio and Television. He has received grant support from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes.
The Artist's Homepage: www.gerhard-vielhaber.de
Works by Saint-Saëns, Beethoven, Ginastera, Janácek, Brahms
Maximilian Hornung, Violoncello - Gerhard Vielhaber, Piano