“It is very rare that a young musician is dedicated to the music of Bach as Schaghajegh Nosrati is. She understands and plays this great music with astonishing clarity, purity and maturity.” (Sir András Schiff)
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 renowned international piano competitions, but also by highly praised performances at prestigious venues in Europe, North America, and Asia.
Since her great success at the 2014 International Bach Competition in Leipzig the pianist regularly performs at renowned venues and festivals throughout Europe, in Asia and North America, among them the Piano Festival Ruhr at Philharmonie Essen (2023, replacing Daniel Barenboim) Berlin Philharmonie, Berlin Konzerthaus, Vancouver Playhouse, Palau de la Musica, Gilmore International Piano Festival, Lincoln Center, Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Pierre Boulez Hall Berlin (to replace Radu Lupu in 2019), Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Tonhalle Zurich, 92nd Street Y in New York, Beethovenhaus Bonn (Artist in Residence 22/23) and Carnegie Hall (2023).
One highlight of the pianist’s career was in 2018, when she was on tour with Sir András Schiff and the Cappella Andrea Barca to play J.S. Bach’s Concertos for two pianos and orchestra at Vienna Musikverein, Mozarteum Salzburg, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussel) and Lucerne Festival.
Schaghajegh Nosrati already has released several highly praised CD’s:
J,S, Bach „Well tempered Clavier, (2022, CAvI Music „List of the Best“ by Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik
J.S. Bach „Partitas (2021, CAvI Music),
Anton Rubinstein, Piano Concertos 2 and 4 with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Berlin (2021, cpo),
Charles Valentin Alkan, „Selected Piano Works“ (2019, CAvI Music)
J.S. Bach, Piano Concertos BWV 1052-1054 with the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin (2017, Genuin Classics)
J.S. Bach “Art of Fugue“ (2015, Genuin Classics).
The pianist, born in Bochum (Germany), has studied at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover with Prof. Oakden and Prof. Ewa Kupiec. Finally she studied with Sir András Schiff at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin, where she meanwhile became the assistent of her former teacher.
Harpsichord Concertos BWV 1052-1058
Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major Op. 58
Piano Concertos Op. 15 & Op. 83
Piano Concerto no. 2 in f minor Op. 21
Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra, L. 73
Piano Concerto in a minor Op. 16
Piano Concerto no. 2 in A major S. 125
Piano Concerto no. 20 in d minor K 466
Piano Concerto FP. 146
Piano Concerto Nr. 2 in g minor Op. 16
Rhapsody on a theme by Paganiniop. 43
Piano Concerto in G major, M. 83
Piano Concerto no. 4 in d minor, Op.70
Programm 1: Music and Nature
Programm 2: Piano Symphonics
Programm 3: Piano and Dance