Andreas Frölich

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Andreas Froelich

German pianist Andreas Frölich studied with Stefan Askenase, Vitaly Margulis in Freiburg, and Pavel Gililov in Cologne. He was a prizewinner of several international piano competitions,such as Senigallia, Finale Ligure, Milano, Vienna.

He concertizes in the most famous venues in Europe, South America, Asia, South Africa and Australia like Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Musikverein Wien, Solitär Salzburg, Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, Cologne Philharmonie, Munich Philharmonie “Gasteig”, Konzerthaus Berlin, Hamburg Musikhalle, Bielefeld Oetkerhalle, Stuttgart Liederhalle, Wiesbaden Kurhaus, Teatro municipal Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Alfa y Cultura artistica Sao Paolo, de Doelen Rotterdam, Vredenburg Utrecht, Salle Gaveau Paris, Caroussel de Louvre Paris, Mozarteum Salzburg, and many others, as well as in the most important music fertivals such as Rheingau Musikfestival, Schleswig Holstein Musikfestival, Salzburg, Emilia Romagna Festival, Schubertiade Roskilde and many others worldwide.

As a soloist, Andreas Frölich appeared with many famous orchestras, among them Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Wiener Kammerphilharmonie, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss, Münchener Kammerorchester, Colegium instrumentale Halle, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz, Klassische Philharmonie Bonn, Würtembergisches Kammerorchester , Suk Chamber orchestra Prague, Orquesta Sinfonica de Monterrey /Mexico , Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Russian Philharmonic Moscow, Radio Symphonique Luxembourg, Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo, Lutoslawski Philharmonie Wroclav, Stettin Philharmonic, Orchestre de Bretagne, Concerto Málaga, Thüringer Philharmoniker, Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester Mannheim, Joenssu sinfonic / Finnland, Kuopio symphonic orchestra/ Finnland , Kyimi Sinfonietta Finnland, Talinn chamber orchestra, Kammerphilharmonie Amadé, Philharmonic orchestra of Europe, Heidelberger Sinfoniker, Vogtland Philharmonie, National Philharmonic of Peru, Orchestre de Caen /France , orquesta filarmonica Montevideo.

Andreas Frölich is pianist of the Mendelssohn Trio Berlin, and he often performed with Ensemble Wien led by the concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic. He recorded for many national (in Germany) and international radio stations and released more than 40 CDs (a number of them award winning) for different labels like OEHMS CLASSICS, CPO, EMI, BMG, Divox, Signum, Fono. Andreas Frölich is artistic director and chairman of the international MozArte piano competition Aachen, artistic director of the “MozArte ” international music Festival and artistic leader of the “Orpheo concert series ” for young prizewinners in Kerkrade/NL.

He is professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln -Aachen and guest professor at the Talent music Masters academy in Brescia, at the international Summer Academy Mozarteum Salzburg, and the international Holland music Sessions. He gives masterclasses worldwide. In the last years, his students won more than 80 prizes (first and second) at international piano competitions.

He is often inivited as jury member in many international piano competitions (Madrid, Beethoven competition Bonn, Valencia, Ferrol, Granada , Enschede/NL, Brussels , Japan piano open / Tokyo, Campillos/ Spain, Larnaca/Cyprus, Gorizia/ Italy , Skrjabin Grosseto, Hongkong /Guanghzhou, La Rioja/Spain).

Andreas Frölich is an official Steinway Artist .

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Scholarship Awards for 2023 Edition!

The “Annamaria Pennella” scholarship for outstanding talent

Consisting of €500 donated by Orazio Maione in honor of his mother, the late great pianist and pedagogue Annamaria Pennella, to honor her memory and celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday.

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The William “Maestro” Bruno Santo Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $750, this scholarship is donated by William “Maestro” Bruno Santo, and awarded by the Festival’s Artistic Director.

Read about William “Maestro” Bruno Santo

The “Vincenzo & Mariangela Santo” Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $750, this scholarship is donated by William “Maestro Bruno” Santo in honor of his Parents, and awarded by the Festival’s Artistic Director.

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The William “Maestro” Bruno Santo Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $300, donated and awarded by William “Maestro” Bruno Santo

Alicia de Larrocha Memorial Prize

Scholarship award given by Alicia Torra de Larrocha in honor of her mother, the late, great Spanish pianist. The prize is given also in celebration of Alicia de Larrocha’s decades-long friendship with Maestro Eduardo Delgado. It will be awarded to a young talent showing great promise for a future career. The recipient of the Alicia de Larrocha Memorial prize will receive €300 and a Diploma, and is going to be announced during the closing ceremony of the Festival, the evening of August 17th.

Ginastera Prize

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the great Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera’s passing. Thanks to the generosity of his daughter, Georgina Ginastera, TIMM 2023 participants can win the Ginastera Prize. The Prize consists of €300 and a Diploma. In order to be considered for the Ginastera Prize, participants must perform an original Ginastera piece for solo piano, of their own choice and of any duration, but not to exceed 15 minutes, in occasion of their shared solo recital. Participants who choose to compete for the Ginastera Prize must submit the repertoire on their application form. The recipient of the Ginastera Prize will be announced during the closing ceremony of the Festival, the evening of August 17th.