Birgitta Wollenweber

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Birgitta Wollenweber (born August 27, 1963 in Mechernich ) is a German pianist .


She studied in Detmold at the music college there with Renate Kretschmar-Fischer and as a DAAD scholarship holder in London with Peter Wallfish . She also attended master classes with Hans Leygraf , Halina Czerny-Stefańska , Bruno Leonardo Gelber and Gerhard Oppitz . She has won prizes in several national and international competitions. She has lived in Berlin since 1994 and in 2003 accepted the call to professor at the Hanns Eisler University of Music there , of which she was provisional director from September 2014 to 2015.

Birgitta Wollenweber performs internationally as a soloist and has worked as a chamber music partner and song accompanist with many musicians, including the composer Michael Denhoff , by whom she premiered several works and recorded them on CD. Her repertoire encompasses all musical epochs, and her discography also features rediscovered composers such as Carl Loewe , Joseph Joachim , Salomon Jadassohn , Julius Weismann , Wilhelm Furtwängler and Georg von Albrecht .

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