Hans H. Suh: the poet speaks

In a recital on April 8, 2022, pianist Hans H. Suh will perform Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana and discuss the relationship between Schumann and the poet E.T.A. Hoffmann.


Hans H. Suh began playing the piano at the age of four, composed for the first time the following year, and gave his first solo recital when he was seven years old. He first studied the piano at the Mannes College of Music in New York, then under Emanuel Ax and Matti Raekallio at the Juilliard School, prior to studying Ancient History at Columbia University. He is currently studying under Olivier Gardon for a concert degree at the Hochschule für Musik in Hanover.  A winner of the 2018 Internationaler Deutscher Pianistenpreis and the 2016 Prix Reine-Élisabeth, he has given solo recitals at famous venues (Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Essen Philharmonic, Arts Center Seoul, Avery Fisher Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York) and performed with major orchestras (New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Halle, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) led by such outstanding conductors as Kurt Masur, Michael Adelson and Pascal Verrot.  Moreover, Hans H. Suh is a laureate of numerous competitions: Sendai International Music Competition (2013), Internationaler Beethoven Wettbewerb Wien (2017), Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition (2018) and G.B. Viotti International Music Competition (2019).

With the kind support of Konzerthaus Berlin and RBB Kultur.

Robert Schumann: Kreisleriana op. 16 u.a.



Tickets at 25 and 20 euros plus fee are available directly at the Konzerthaus Berlin.

Konzerthaus Berlin - Kleiner Saal
10117 Berlin
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