Ingrid Marsoner is one of the most interesting pianists of the younger Austrian generation. She received piano tuition at the age of four and already by the age of eleven had begun her studies at the Graz University of Music with Sebastian Benda. She subsequently studied at the Vienna University of Music with the Moscow pianist Rudolf Kehrer. She completed master classes with such teachers as Tatjana Nikolajewa and Paul Arim.
Ms. Marsoner has been awarded first prizes in, among others, the Steinway Competition, the "Jeunesse musicale" Competition in Vienna and the Young Artists Peninsula Music Festival Competition in Los Angeles for her interpretation of Schumann's "Kreisleriana".
Since her debut at the Vienna Konzerthaus in 1996, she has regularly given recitals and participated in festivals in Europe, the USA, South-America, Asia and Africa. She has performed solo concerts at the Vienna Musikverein, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Stefanien Hall in Graz, the Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, the Innsbruck Kongress, Merkin Hall in New York and the Oriental Performing Arts Centre in Shanghai, among others. She has been a regular guest artist at such festivals as the Styriarte, Vienna Festival Weeks, Klangbogen, Carinthian Summer, Grafenegg Palace Concerts, Eggenberg Palace Concerts, Bach Festival of the Jeunesse in Vienna, the International Downers Grove Music Festival in Chicago, Steinway Festival in Aarhus, Winter Festival in Passau, Mozart Festival in Bologna, Bravissimo Festival in Guatemala City, Summer Festival in Skopje and the PianoForte concert series in Chicago.
Ingrid Marsoner's comprehensive repertoire, which also includes contemporary music, is documented on numerous radio and TV recordings at home and abroad. She has recorded solo works of Schubert, Janacek, Schumann and Grieg for the labels Ö1, tiPro and Gramola.
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