Edna Stern

Biography

Born: March 6, 1977; Brussels, Belgium  
Born in Brussels, Belgium but raised in Israel, pianist Edna Stern began taking lessons at age 6 and became a student of Viktor Derevenko at the Rubin Academy in Tel Aviv. After a return to Brussels, Stern worked with Martha Argerich, then moved to Basel in 1996 to study with Krystian Zimerman. Attendance at master classes led by Alicia de Larrocha, Andreas Staier, and Leon Fleisher at the International Piano Foundation inspired to her to follow Read more Fleisher to the Peabody Institute. In 2003, Stern moved to Paris, where she began playing the fortepiano and started to develop her distinctive approach to historically informed period performances. Stern's repertoire has run the gamut from the music of J.S. Bach to contemporary keyboard works, and she has played on many different pianos in accordance with the stylistic and historic needs of the music. An example of this is Stern's 2010 album of Chopin's solo piano works, which she played on the 1842 Pleyel piano in the collection of the Musée de la Musique, Paris. Read less

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Born: March 6, 1977; Brussels, Belgium  
Born in Brussels, Belgium but raised in Israel, pianist Edna Stern began taking lessons at age 6 and became a student of Viktor Derevenko at the Rubin Academy in Tel Aviv. After a return to Brussels, Stern worked with Martha Argerich, then moved to Basel in 1996 to study with Krystian Zimerman. Attendance at master classes led by Alicia de Larrocha, Andreas Staier, and Leon Fleisher at the International Piano Foundation inspired to her to follow Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro di molto
II. Largo
III. Presto
I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio ma non troppo
III. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
I. Allegro moderato
II. Poco andante
III. Allegretto siciliano
Etude No. 1 in F minor: Andantino
Etude No. 2 in A flat major: Allegretto
Etude No. 3 in D flat major: Allegretto
I. Grave - Doppio movimento
II. Scherzo
III. Marche funebre: Lento
IV. Finale: Presto
Prelude No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847
Fugue No. 2 in C minor, BWV 847
Prelude No. 10 in E minor, BWV 855
Fugue No. 10 in E minor, BWV 855
Prelude No. 19 in A major, BWV 864
Fugue No. 19 in A major, BWV 864
Prelude No. 6 in D minor, BWV 851
Fugue No. 6 in D minor, BWV 851
Prelude No. 12 in F minor, BWV 857
Fugue No. 12 in F minor, BWV 857
Prelude No. 11 in F major, BWV 856
Fugue No. 11 in F major, BWV 856
Prelude No. 21 in B flat major, BWV 866
Fugue No. 21 in B flat major, BWV 866
Prelude No. 17 in A flat major, BWV 862
Fugue No. 17 in A flat major, BWV 862
Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne (arr. J. Brahms for piano)
V. Chaconne


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