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约翰·奥康纳教授Professor John O’ Conor

  

  

  “拥有无限敏感度的钢琴家”(留声机杂志);“他代表着一个即将消逝的传统,拥有着直击内心的表达力,宏大的气氛渲染力和演技”(芝加哥论坛报);“完美的技巧和乐感,无法想象还能如何超越”(伦敦泰晤士报);“这位艺术家有着直抵内心的能力,另观众窒息”(华盛顿邮报);“精湛的演奏”(纽约泰晤士报)。

  在过去的四十年里,爱尔兰钢琴家约翰?奥康纳的大师级演奏一致受到各种精彩而高度的赞扬。 约翰奥康纳在他的家乡都柏林开始了钢琴学习生涯,曾在维也纳师从迪特?韦伯,之后接受传奇级人物威尔海姆?肯普夫的辅导并与1973年获得维也纳贝多芬国际钢琴比赛一等奖,从此开启了他在全世界范围内的职业生涯。

  他的唱片收录了贝多芬全部钢琴奏鸣曲,以至被唱片评论界公认是迄今为止全世界最优异的贝多芬演绎者。他近期与戴夫斯?德尔弗斯执棒的伦敦交响乐团合作完成了贝多芬钢琴协奏曲的录制,更是获得了高度的赞扬。

  约翰·奥康纳教授是施坦威艺术家,他是弗吉尼亚州雪兰多大学钢琴部主席,除了在多伦多皇家音乐学院古尔德格伦学校任教之外,还是爱尔兰皇家音乐学院的客座艺术家以及日本昭和大学的客座教授

  因为他对音乐的贡献,他被法国政府授予“国家荣誉勋章奖”;被奥地利政府授予“奥地利一级艺术与科学荣誉十字勋章”;被日本政府授予“旭日章”,其他奖项不计其数。

 

 

A pianist of unbounding sensitivity (Gramophone) ; He represents a vanishing tradition that favors inner expression and atmosphere over showmanship and bravura (Chicago Tribune) ; Impeccable technique and musicality, it would be hard to imagine better performances. (Sunday Times - London) ; This artist has the kind of flawless touch that makes an audience gasp (Washington Post); Exquisite playing (New York Times).

 

The Irish pianist John O’Conor has been gathering wonderful reviews for his masterly playing for over forty years. Having studied in his native Dublin, in Vienna with Dieter Weber and being tutored by the legendary Wilhelm Kempff his unanimous 1st Prize at the International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna in 1973 opened the door to a career that has brought him all around the world.

 

His recordings of the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas led CD Review to say that he by now should be recognized as the world premier Beethoven interpreter and his recent recordings of the complete Beethoven Piano Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and Andreas Delfs have also been greeted with acclaim.

 

A Steinway Artist, he is Chair of the Piano Division at Shenandoah University in Virginia, a faculty member at the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, International Visiting Artist at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and Visiting Professor at Showa University in Japan.

 

For his services to music he has been decorated with “Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the French Government, awarded the “Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst” by the Austrian Government, the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese Government and has received many other awards.


 

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