Masterclass with Inge Rosar
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Recital Hall West
Level 1, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers you the opportunity to attend a masterclass with acclaimed pianist Inge Rosar. You are invited to witness her working with talented students, workshopping techniques to perfect their craft in an ‘open lesson’ format.
Inge Rosar was born in 1954 in Germany and studied at the Conservatorium of Music in Saarbrücken (Hochschule für Musik, Saarbrücken) with Prof. Walter Blankenheim.
She took part in masterclasses and courses by Jürgen Uhde, Thérèse Dussaut, Rudolf Buchbinder, Detlef Kraus und Paul Badura-Skoda.
She won numerous prizes and awards in international piano competitions, including
Diploma in the “Romantic music” Competition in Varallo, Italy, 1982;
1st prize in the International Piano Competition “J. S. Bach”, Paris 1983;
1st prize in the International Piano Duo Competition, “Carlo Soliva”, Moncalieri, Italy, 1986; “Master-Players-Prize” in the International Piano Duo Competition, Lugano Switzerland ,1989.
Together with Prof. Blankenheim she was co-organiser of the International Piano Competition “J. S. Bach”, Würzburg (formerly Saarbrücken). The competition was founded by Prof. Blankenheim in 1992. From 2007 Inge Rosar has organised this Competition and is also Chair of the jury. It takes place every three years and attracts over a hundred pianists from all over the world. In the tradition of this Competition and to assist contestants in preparation to the Contests, she provides Bach-Courses, focusing on various ideas in interpreting Bach on the modern piano.
From 2001 Inge Rosar is a professor of piano and methodology at the Conservatorium of Music in Würzburg, Germany (Hochschule für Musik, Würzburg). She is also frequently invited to lecture and teach Bach-Courses at universities and conservatoriums in America and Asia. Inge Rosar is also active as a performer, having played numerous solo recitals and chamber music concerts in many countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia.
- Free, bookings not required.