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Biography Lydia Maria Bader (44 kB)
"Music of the North" (gutingi) - Compositions by C. Nielsen, J. Sibelius, E.S. Tüür, A. Pärt , E. Grieg, R. Dubra
Lydia Maria Bader
Lydia’s concert engagements have taken her to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Romania, Bangladesh, Russia and China. She is frequently invited at festivals in France and Austria, like the “Festwochen Gmunden”, where she performed piano concertos by Franz Liszt and Sergei Rachmaninoff. As a soloist, she played with the Chamber Orchestra of Mozarteum Salzburg, the Corona-Orchestra Gmunden and the Philharmonic Orchestra Bad Reichenhall under the baton of Gert Felin, Simone Fontanelli, Klaus-Dieter Demmler, Eckhard Wagner and Bernhard Koch.
In 2009 her debut tour in China drew considerable attention from the press, where she was celebrated and dubbed the “German Piano Princess.”
Lydia is the recipient of multiple First Prizes in the German national competition “Jugend musiziert” and laureate of international competitions such as Flame in Paris or the Glière Competition. She has been awarded stipends from the Jürgen Ponto Foundation, the “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben”, and Giesecke & Devrient. In 2006 she was selected to participate in the official CD recording “Young German Pianists” of the University for Music in Munich.
After her debut CD in 2012, her second CD “Music of the North” was published in december 2014, featuring Scandinavian and Baltic composers.
Maurice Ravel: "Jeux d'eau" from CD Lydia Maria Bader - Piano Debut
L. v. Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 E-Major op. 109, "Prestissimo" from CD Lydia Maria Bader - Piano Debut
Erkki-Sven Tüür: "Presto" from CD "Music of the North"
Lydia Maria Bader: Rihards Dubra, Etude
Lydia Maria Bader: Debussy - Préludes II - Ondine