Piano Seminar: Cladius Tanski
New England Conservatory's Piano Department invites the public to join NEC students in exploring the challenges and complexities that pianists face in the world today, through presentations and masterclasses by guest artists and NEC faculty.
Claudius Tanski, born 1959 in Essen, Germany, began studying the piano at the age of 14. After completing his studies in Essen in 1978 he pursued further studies (also conducting and song accompaniment) in Salzburg, Vienna and Munich. Upon conclusion of his formal studies, Alfred Brendel was to become his most important teacher. Tanski has appeared as soloist and chamber musician at numerous important festivals and musical centers. He has recorded more than 20 CD recordings for MDG label, among them several première recordings and has a significant presence on YouTube.
Mr. Tanski will be discussing his discoveries of religious encodings in the Liszt Sonata for this presentation.
- Cladius Tanski, Piano