The Scholarship Holders of the Concert Saison 2015/2016
Magdalena Müllerperth, piano
Magdalena Müllerperth was born in Pforzheim in 1992 and had her first piano lessons at the age of five. When she was seven she became a pupil of Prof. Sontraud Speidel at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe. From 2007 until 2010 she studied with Prof. Alexander Braginsky at the Hamline University in Minnesota/USA. In 2010 she continued her studies with Prof. Jerome Rose at the Mannes College in New York. After gaining her bachelor the young pianist moved to the Universität der Künste Berlin in order to work with Professor Klaus Hellwig and study for her master-degree. Since 1999 she has been awarded over thirty national and international prizes. In 2004 she won the first prize and the Premio della Critica (RAI) for the best piano playing of all the competitors in the Concorso Europeo di Musica „Pietro Argento“ in Bari/Italy, in 2008 the first prize at the „Annual School Music Auditions“ of the Young People’s Symphony Concert Association of the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis/USA, in 2012 the first prize and the audience prize at the 10th. Klavierolymp in Bad Kissingen and in 2014 the first prize at the „Nadia Rosenberg Auditions „ in New York. Since 2011 Magdalena Müllerperth has been a scholarship holder of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg. In 2007 she was made the ambassador for youth music in her home town of Maulbronn. In recent years she has performed in Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Russia, France, Switzerland as well as the Ukraine and the USA. As a soloist she has played with such famous orchestras as the George Enescu Philharmonic, the Czech Philharmonic and the Stuttgart Philharmonic. She has been invited to such renowned festivals as the Kissinger Sommer and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Her third CD came out in 2013. It is a live recording from the Sendesaal Bremen with works by Schubert, Beethoven, Chopin, Berg and Brahms.