Wolfram Rieger

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Wolfram Rieger (* in Waldsassen ) is a German pianist .

He comes from Waldsassen in the Upper Palatinate and became known as a song accompanist for singers such as Brigitte Fassbaender , Barbara Bonney , Thomas Hampson , Anja Harteros and others.

He received his first piano lessons in his parents' house, later with Konrad Pfeiffer in Regensburg . Rieger studied school music at the Munich Conservatory and in the song classes of Erik Werba and Helmut Deutsch . Wolfram Rieger holds numerous courses on song interpretation and has been a professor at the Hanns Eisler Music Academy in Berlin since 1997 .

Important stations of his concert activities included the Wiener Musikverein , the Concertgebouw Amsterdam , the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Carnegie Hall in New York and the Salzburg Festival .

In 2017 he was awarded the Hugo Wolf Medal together with Thomas Hampson .

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Individual evidence

  1. Homage to Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger . Archived from the original on October 5, 2017. Retrieved July 27, 2017.