|Schaghajegh Nosrati, Germany, 2017|
Tour Dates: 12th October - 23rd October, 2017
Schaghajegh Nosrati´s career has already been marked by numerous successes at national and international piano competitions.
Schaghajegh Nosrati´s career has already been marked by numerous successes at national and international piano competitions. She won first prizes at the Rotary piano competition in Essen (2006), the Van Bremen piano competition in Dortmund (2007) and the National Bach competition for young pianists in Köthen (2005). Furthermore she was awarded a gold medal at the international Concours pour jeunes solistes in Luxemburg. She was also a prize holder of the International Indonesia Pusaka Piano Competition (2012). In 2006 she was granted a scholarship by the Trude-Fischer-Stiftung in Meerbusch. Since 2011 she has been a scholar of the German National Academic Foundation.In 2014, she won the second prize at the International Bach Competition in Leipzig as well as the special prize of the Deutsche Liszt-Gesellschaft.
Between 1998 and 2011, Nosrati performed in many recitals at major music festivals such as the Integralfestival in Recklinghausen, the Köthener Bachfesttage and the Festival d´Echternach in Luxemburg. She was also invited to give a solo recital at the Norwegian Academy of Music in 2008 playing the Art of Fugue by J.S. Bach. Furthermore, she was invited to perform in the Heidelberger Klavierwochen in 2012 as well as in the Gewandhaus Leipzig in 2014.
"It is very rare that a young musician is dedicated to the music of Bach as Schaghajegh Nosrati is. She understands and plays this great music with astonishing clarity, purity and maturity."
- Sir András Schiff