A German pianist makes it to the ARD finals

September 6, 2017 by norman lebrecht


The three contestants picked by Bruno Canino’s jury are:

Fabian Müller (Germany, 26)


JeungBeum Sohn (South Korea, 26)

Wataru Hisasue (Japan, 23)

All the eliminated semi-finalists were Korean or Japanese.


Müller is a 2013 Busoni prize winner.

Comments (2)

  1. Pianofortissimo says:

    There are several videos by him on YOUTUBE. Very nice. I look forward to listen to him in some recital in the near future.

  2. Anon says:

    Again and again, the obsessive fetish of the blog owner with the nationalities of musicians is bordering on the obscure and ridiculous.

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