Schaghajegh Nosrati

Schaghajegh Nosrati

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PROGRAM

Bach: Partita No. 1 in B flat Major BWV 825

Schumann: Waldszenen op. 82

Haydn: Sonata in E flat Major Hob XVI:52

Bartok: Fifteen Hungarian Peasant Songs Sz.71, BB79

BIOGRAPHY

Highly regarded for the sincerity, depth, and virtuosity of her interpretations, German pianist Schaghajegh Nosrati´s international career is marked not only by several prizes at national and international piano competitions but also by highly praised performances at prestigious venues in Europe, North America, and Asia. Recent and upcoming highlights as a recitalist and soloist with orchestras include her debuts at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, the Gilmore Festival, and her return to Vancouver Recital Society and the Palau de la Musica Barcelona. Recent performances include appearances at the Lucerne Festival, Vienna Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie, Gewandhaus Leipzig, 92nd Street Y, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussel) and Philharmonie Luxembourg.

Schaghajegh’s international breakthrough came in 2014 as an award winner at the International Bach Competition in Leipzig. Her critically acclaimed discography includes Bach’s Art of the Fugue and Bach’s Piano Concertos, recordings of works by Charles Valentin Alkan, and piano concertos by Anton Rubinstein with the Berlin Radio Symphony released in 2021. Among her upcoming recordings are Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier and the complete Partitas.

Born in Bochum in 1989 as the child of Iranian immigrants, Schaghajegh attended Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover and the Barenboim-Said-Academy in Berlin, and has since joined both institutions as a faculty member. Her teachers include Ewa Kupiec and Sir András Schiff, who have become mentors and frequent artistic partners.