Festival 2017 Bayreuth - Artistes


Festival 2017 Bayreuth - Artists


Matthias Fischer
Matthias Fischer (Allemagne) a étudié le piano à Munich pendant un an en 1993. Il est psychiatre à la clinique universitaire de Würzburg, où il mène une recherche sur le Syndrôme de Coffin-Lowry. Il a remporté les premiers prix des concours internationaux pour pianistes amateurs de Paris (2000), Berlin (2008) et Washington (2013). Il a participé à plusieurs éditions du festival Les Amateurs virtuoses!, notamment à Rio de Janeiro et Buenos Aires. Il a également été membre du jury du concours de piano Claviarium de Moscou.
Matthias Fischer from Germany got his first piano lessons from his parents. He won prizes at German youth-competitions for piano solo and duo. He studied piano in Munich but switched to medicine after one year (1994). His medical thesis was about localization of a memory in Drosophila flies. Currently he works as a psychiatrist at the university-clinics of Wuerzburg, doing research about the Coffin-Lowry-Syndrome, a rare syndrome of intellectual disability and the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. He won first prizes in the amateur piano-competitions in Paris (2000), Berlin (2008) and Washington, D.C. (2013). He participated in several editions of the festival „Les Amateurs Virtuoses!“ for example in Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Shanghai. He makes music-videos filmed with his hobby drone combined with piano music, played for example in these festivals. He was a jury-member in the Amateur piano competition "Claviarium" in Moscow in 2011. In 2016 he played as a finalist in the Van Cliburn amateur piano competition in Fort Worth/Texas with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and won the romantic special prize.