Henri Sigfridsson

As a celebrated soloist and sought-after chamber music partner, pianist Henri Sigfridsson appears in all the major music centers of Europe and Asia. The crowning achievement of his many successes at international competitions was the first prize at the 2005 Beethoven Competition Bonn. Sigfridsson is a welcome guest at many international festivals (Salzburger Festspiele, Beethoven Festspiele Bonn, Beethoven Festival Warsaw, Styriarte, Piano Festival Ruhr, Lucerne Festival, Kissinger Sommer, Ausburg Mozart Festival, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, and Lockenhaus Festival) and repeatedly performs with Gidon Kr er, Ivry Gitlis, Mischa Maisky, Leonidas Kavakos, Patricia Kopichinskaya, Mirijam Contzen, Sol Gabetta, and Johannes Moser.His regular CD releases with such labels as Novalis, Hänssler Classics and Ondine, have received high praise.At the present Henri Sigfridsson is a professor teaching at the Folkwang Universität Essen. He studied with Pavel Gililov in Cologne and Lazarememberman in Weimar.