Sir András Schiff
pianist, conductor

Sir András Schiff

  • December 21, 1953 Budapest (Hungary)

Biography

Sir András Schiff is world-renowned as a pianist, conductor, pedagogue and lecturer.  Music critics and audiences alike continue to be inspired by the masterful and intellectual approach he brings to each masterpiece he performs. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1953, Sir András studied piano at the Liszt Ferenc Academy with Pál Kadosa, György Kurtág and Ferenc Rados; and in London with George Malcom. Recitals and special cycles, including the complete works of Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert and Bartók constitute an important component of his work. Having collaborated with the world's leading orchestras and conductors, he now focuses primarily on solo recitals, play-conducting appearances, and exclusive conducting projects.

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Sir András Schiff plays and conducts Haydn and Bartók
Sir András Schiff plays and conducts Haydn and Bartók

Chamber Orchestra of Europe

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The Verbier Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary (I/II)
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Sir András Schiff conducts and performs Bach, Haydn, and Beethoven
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Master Class with Sir András Schiff
Master Class with Sir András Schiff

Verbier Festival 2018

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Master Class with Sir András Schiff  – Chamber Music
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Elena Bashkirova & Friends — With András Schiff, Baiba Skride, Menahem Pressler, Emmanuel Pahud, Kirill Gerstein
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Sir András Schiff and Kirill Gerstein play Busoni's Fantasia Contrappuntistica
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Sir András Schiff plays Haydn and Beethoven
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András Schiff teaches Bach: Partita No. 2
András Schiff teaches Bach: Partita No. 2

Treasures of the Masterclass Media Foundation

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András Schiff teaches Schubert: Musical Moments No. 1, 3 and 4
András Schiff teaches Schubert: Musical Moments No. 1, 3 and 4

Treasures of the Masterclass Media Foundation

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András Schiff teaches Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas
András Schiff teaches Beethoven: The Late Piano Sonatas

Treasures of the Masterclass Media Foundation

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András Schiff plays Johann Sebastian Bach
András Schiff plays Johann Sebastian Bach

Bachfest Leipzig 2010

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András Schiff plays and conducts Mozart
András Schiff plays and conducts Mozart

Cappella Andrea Barca

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Papercast interview with András Schiff
Papercast interview with András Schiff

Verbier Festival 2016

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