Daniel Blumenthal
piano | United States of America, °1952
 
PIANO 1983 : Fourth Prize
Born in Landstuhl (Germany), Daniel Blumenthal is of American origin. He began his musical studies shortly after his fifth birthday and is a graduate of the University of Michigan (Bachelor of Music) and the Juilliard School in New York (Master of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts). He has won several international competitions : Sydney and Leeds in 1981, Geneva and Busoni in 1982, and the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 1983. He enjoys an international reputation as a soloist, concert musician, and chamber musician. Daniel Blumenthal is professor op piano performance at the Brussels Conservatory and the Thy Chamber Music Festival in Denmark. In 1995 he served on the jury of the Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition. He has recorded over 80 CDs. Daniel Blumenthal is honorary member of Icons of Europe and musical advisor to this not-for-profit cultural association.
Audio
Programme
Final (23/05/1983)
Frédéric Devreese Concerto
Claude Debussy Pagodes
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Concerto n. 1 in B flat minor op. 23
Daniel Blumenthal, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Georges Octors
Semi-final (09/05/1983)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 15 in G major BWV 860
Daniel Capelletti Miroirs op. 18
Franz Liszt Après une lecture du Dante
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 30 in E major op. 109
Daniel Blumenthal, piano
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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