|Jean Muller, Luxembourg, 2006,2009,2011|
Tour Dates: 15 Jul - 24 Jul, 2011
"when he started with Liszt he definitively petrified the audience which was immobile, in awe and literally glued to the chairs for the entire recital."
Jean Muller has appeared on major stages since an early age. He performs extensively with orchestras such as the Bavarian State Orchestra, the Münchner Symphoniker, the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and the Solistes Européens Luxembourg, under conductors such as Frédéric Chaslin, Jack-Martin Händler, Zubin Mehta and Bramwell Tovey.
He has performed at major venues including the Megaron Athens, Beijing’s Forbidden City Concert Hall, Philharmonie Luxemburg, Culture and Congress Centre Luzern, Salle Cortot Paris, Arsenal Metz, Philharmonie München and Liederhalle Stuttgart. He is also regularly invited by international festivals.
Since 1994 Jean Muller has received many awards, including the first prizes of the competition in Arcachon, the “Jean Françaix” competition and the “Francis Poulenc” competition. Jean Muller is also a laureate of the “Tribune Internationale des Jeunes Interprètes” (TIJI) organized by the European Broadcast Union (EBU) in the name of the UNESCO. Jean Muller has performed on several official state visits of Their Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke Henri and the Grand Duchess Maria-Teresa of Luxemburg. In 2007 His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri elevated Jean Muller to the rank of Knight of the Civil and Military Order of Merit of Adolph of Nassau.”
The international press unanimously highlights the fact that he is able to use his formidable instrumental command to deliver intellectually and emotionally well balanced interpretations. The famous French pianist Jean-Claude Pennetier, president of the jury of the “Concours Poulenc”, stated: “Everything is there: fingers, head and heart.” His recordings have also earned excellent reviews in the specialized press such as the magazine Pizzicato, Piano Magazine, and The CD Selection.
"...The interpretation of Jean Muller is exceptional..."
"...when he started with Liszt he definitively petrified the audience which was immobile, in awe and literally glued to the chairs for the entire recital..."
"...the enormous talent of Jean Muller shines in the Sonata in b minor of Franz Liszt. It is enough to see him playing to know he is entirely devoted to his art..."
"...the surprise of the evening was without any doubt the young Luxemburgish pianist Jean Muller (20)... he convinced the audience with an accomplished personality, clear articulation, differentiate touch and a cadenza of his own composition."
"...Muller has authority, Muller is an authority..."
"...Everything is there : fingers, head and heart."