Her talent, originality and determination led Transylvanian-born pianist Adriana Paler from a small mountain village to the world capital of music, Vienna. Her fascinating stage presence, raw passion, artistic depth and brilliant sound brought her 27 competition prizes and she has dazzled audiences and critics worldwide. Adriana’s interpretation of Mozart received the 1st Viennese Classic Award at isa Baden, she played Kurtag for Kurtag in Budapest at his 90th birthday and excelled with Liszt and Mussorgsky in Puigcerda Festival (2018). She played in Romania, Austria, Hungary, Germany, Italy, France, England, Cuba, Spain, Croatia, Switzerland, Portugal and Luxembourg. The “brilliantly gifted” Austrian pianist is set to achieve new heights during the 2021-2022 season which features live streams, recitals, and concerts. There will also be a recording project with works by Khachaturian, Liszt, Ravel, Mussorgsky, as well as guiding a class for Gifted Children at the University of Music and performing Arts Vienna.
Concert premiere: Saturday 1st May
A Piano Exhibition of Wor(l)dless Inner Pictures
The world has become a museum. Humans contemplate memories of connection, cherish hopes of sanity, find ways to adapt. Music is a way of reconnecting people through shared emotions, through the craft of inner listening and through soundful imagination. Austrian/Romanian pianist Adriana Paler leads you through Mussorgsky’s grand “Pictures of an exhibition” opening the doors of sound, creating space and time together.
As part of the festival’s Green Mission, Adriana has chosen to complete the following task provided by Harmonic Progression: to get to know plant-based foods.