Sabine Weyer

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Born (1988-05-08) May 8, 1988 (age 33)
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
NationalityLuxembourgian
CitizenshipLuxembourg
EducationMasters and Postgraduate Diploma in piano performance
Alma materKoninklijk Conservatorium
OccupationPianist
AwardsGrand Prize Virtuoso Competition (2015)
Websitesabine-weyer.com

Sabine Weyer (born 8 May 1988) is a pianist from Luxembourg.

Early life and education

Sabine Weyer was born in Luxembourg City, and started playing piano at the age of six.

She studied in her home country at the Conservatoire de Musique Esch-sur-Alzette, then at the Conservatoire national régional (now the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Metz) in France where she received the Médaille d’or (2006) and the Prix de Perfectionnement with a unanimous jury (2007), and finally at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in Brussels, where she received her Masters and Postgraduate Diploma in piano performance.[1] During her studies she trained with the likes of Oxana Yablonskaya, Mario Patuzzi, Michel Béroff, Vassil Guenov, Aquiles Delle Vigne and Françoise Buffet-Arsenijevic. [2]

Career

Sabine has performed all over the world, including in such venues as the Berliner Philharmonie, the Shanghai Concert Hall, the Tonhalle in Zurich, the Salle Cortot in Paris, Philharmonie Luxembourg, and the Royal Albert Hall in London.[3] As a seasoned chamber musician, Weyer has performed with musicians such as Aleksey Semenenko, Pavel Vernikov, Mindaugas Backus, Alena Baeva, Svetlana Makarova, Yury Revich, Gary Hoffman and Julien Beaudiment. [4]

She has been a Professor of Piano at the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg since 2015, and has taught masterclasses at the Scriabin Summer Academy, the Beijing Normal University and the European Summer Music Academy.[5]

Recordings

  • 2015 – Images, featuring works by Rameau and Debussy on the Orlando Records label [6]
  • 2016 – Bach-Mendelssohn, her first recording with ARS Produktion, who she records with today. [7]
  • 2017 – Bach to the Future, featuring works by J.S.Bach and transcriptions by Siloti, Busoni and Saint-Saens. [8]
  • 2018 – A Light in the Dark, a recording of Shostakovich works with the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie under Erich Polz [9]
  • 2021 – Mysteries, featuring the works of Nikolai Myaskovsky and Nicolas Bacri

Awards

Weyer has received several awards throughout her career, including winning the Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition in 2015 at London’s Royal Albert Hall.[10] For her recordings she has also received a Supersonic Award for Bach to the Future, a Pasticcio Prize (ORF) for A Light in The Dark, as well as nominations for the ICMAs and Opus Klassik awards.[11]

In the media

  

References

  1. "Sabine Weyer". Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  2. "Sabine Weyer - Biography". Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  3. "Bechstein - Sabine Weyer". Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  4. "ARS Produktion - Sabine Weyer". Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  5. "Altrimenti: Sabine Weyer - Piano". Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  6. "Orlando Records - Sabine Weyer". Orlando Records. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  7. [hhttps://www.discogs.com/Bach-Mendelssohn-Sabine-Weyer-Olga-Pak-Berliner-Camerata-Sabine-Weyer/release/12385439 "Bach*, Mendelssohn*, Sabine Weyer, Olga Pak, Berliner Camerata ‎– Sabine Weyer"]. Discogs. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  8. "artproduction". Ars Produktion. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  9. "Ars Produktion "Sabine Weyer, NWD, Erich Polz – Schostakowitsch"". Ars Produktion. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  10. "Sabine Weyer, Piano". Brokelyn. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  11. "Luxembourg-born Pianist Set for New York Premiere". Chronicle.lu. Retrieved 24 September 2020.

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