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Pianist Anna-Maria Maak Provides an Insightful Look Into Sef Albertz's Piano Concerto

Apr. 22, 2022

The music of Universal Edition composer Sef Albertz is acclaimed as “a skillful dramaturgical connection to a fascinating musical world, a delightful combination of progressive and traditional elements [...] southern temperament and profundity” (MDR Press).

Albertz's projects have been commissioned and funded by Instituto Cervantes, Junta de Andalucía, Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen, MDR Sinfonieorchester, Musikfonds, Stuttgart University, and UNESCO, among others. His music has received notable world premieres and multiple repeat performances in many countries throughout Europe and the Americas. On June 14, 2016, pianist Anna-Maria Maak premiered an entire program of concertante works by Sef Albertz, including his Piano Concerto, with the MDR Symphony Orchestra as part of the 'MDR Festival of Light' in Leipzig. “A great composer...a fantastic interpreter...a powerful work”, expressed Kristjan Järvi, the conductor of the evening.

As the dedicatee of the work, Anna-Maria Maak introduces readers to some details Albertz's Piano Concerto, a key composition in his catalog of works, in a brief report. Click here to read more.

(World Premiere of works by Sef Albertz featuring soloist Anna-Maria Maak )

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Sef Albertz
Piano Concerto (2014)
for piano and strings
Str( [with D as the lowest string])