Alexander Lonquich, piano
…Pianist Lonquich amazes: perfect interpretation! … (Ruhr Nachrichten)
Alexander Lonquich performs worldwide in Japan, United States, Australia as well as at the most important European music centres. He is regular guest of prestigious Festivals, such as Salzburg Festival, “Mozartwoche Salzburg”, Piano-Festival Ruhr, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Lucerne Festival, Cheltenham Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Kissinger Sommer, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Lockenhaus, Beethoven Festival in Bonn and Warsaw, a. o. He played under the baton of Claudio Abbado, Yuri Bashmet, Philippe Herreweghe, Heinz Holliger, Ton Koopman, Emmanuel Krivine, Mark Minkowski, Kurt Sanderling, Sándor Végh a.o.
He regularly appears with the Camerata Salzburg, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra da
Camera di Mantova, Münchener Kammerorchester, the Basel Chamber Orchestra, the Deutsche
Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, and others.
Lonquich has been most successfully soloist of the Vienna Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic
Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, the Düsseldorf Symphonic Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic, to name a few.
He is also profoundly committed to chamber music and plays with partners such as Nicolas Altstaedt, Renaud and Gautier Capuçons, Veronika Hagen, Heinz Holliger, Steven Isserlis, Leonidas Kavakos, Isabelle van Keulen, Sabine Meyer, Heinrich Schiff, Christian Tetzlaff, Carolin Widmann, Jörg Widmann, Tabea Zimmermann, the Auryn Quartet, the Carmina Quartett, to name a few.
Highlights the season 2014/15 will be a Residency at Musikverein Graz, a tour through South America with the Austrian Hungarian Haydn Philharmonic as well as a CD recording of Schumann’s concert pieces with Heinz Holliger and the WDR Symphony Orchestra.
In 2015/16, Alexander Lonquich will be Artist in Residence at the NDR Symphony Orchestra.