St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Elisabeth Streichert – piano

Friday, 9 February at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Elisabeth Streichert – piano

Alfred Schnittke

from 5 Preludes and Fugue

Prelude in A flat major - Moderato

Prelude in A major - Andante

Prelude in D minor - Presto

Prelude in E minor - Lento

Prelude in D minor - Maestoso

L. v. Beethoven

Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, op.111

 i. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato

ii. Arietta - Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

German native Elisabeth Streichert had her first piano and violin lessons at the age of six. Her piano teacher, Peter Froundjian, was the founder of the German music festival Raritäten der Klaviermusik. She has won several prizes and national competitions as a violinist and a pianist including the competitions Jugend Musiziert and Thürmer Klavierwettbewerb Bochum in Germany.

From 2007-2011, Elisabeth studied piano at the Musikhochschule Lübeck in the class of Prof. Konstanze Eickhorst. She has participated in masterclasses throughout Germany and the UK. Highlights have been masterclasses with Angela Hewitt, Prof. Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Truls Mørk, Prof. Adrian Oetiker, and Colin Carr.

Elisabeth is in demand as a piano recitalist in Germany and throughout Europe, and has performed as a soloist with many orchestras in Germany.  Recently she has performed the Beethoven C minor, Mozart KV 414 and KV 466, Mendelssohn G minor, and Chopin F minor concertos. In 2010 she was the orchestra pianist with the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach.

As an active chamber musician, Elisabeth Streichert is a member of the Duo Isold (cello and piano) with Icelandic cellist Guðný Jónasdóttir, who made their debut at the Wigmore Hall in November 2012.  She has also worked extensively with groups such as the Pythagoras Ensemble and the Mirus Ensemble.  Elisabeth is also active as a choral conductor and collaborative pianist.

From 2011-2013, Elisabeth studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music in the class of Ian Fountain. In June 2013 she graduated with a Master of Arts Degree from the Royal Academy of Music with Distinction and was awarded the Andrew S. Sykes Award.

German native Elisabeth Streichert had her first piano lessons at the age of six. From 2007-2011, Elisabeth studied piano at the Musikhochschule Lübeck in the class of Prof. Konstanze Eickhorst. Elisabeth is in demand as a piano recitalist in Germany and throughout Europe, and has performed as a soloist with many orchestras in Germany. As an active chamber musician, Elisabeth Streichert is a member of the Duo Isold (cello and piano) with Icelandic cellist Guðný Jónasdóttir. From 2011-2013, Elisabeth studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music in the class of Ian Fountain, where she graduated with a Master of Arts Degree with Distinction. In addition, she was awarded the Andrew S. Sykes Award.