- about me
Anna von Urbans is widely regarded as one of the most important and
distinctive pianists of her generation. Prize winner of several prestigious
piano competitions, including Gold at the Maurice Ravel International
Piano Competition, she established herself as one of the leading
musicians of today.
"...Anna von Urbans held her Hannover audience spellbound."
Hannoverische Allgemeine Zeitung
A colorful and passionate performance totally involved and involving and wonderfully exciting.
Musical Opinion, Chicago
the music I play
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A visual and musical metaphor of Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” Continue reading
When I sat down in the lobby of the Los Angeles’ Peninsula Hotel to do this interview with Anna von Urbans – the chicest classical pianist I know – she had just returned from Italy. Her skin was tan and her glow was highlighted by a summery white dress which undoubtedly came from the newest Milan collection. Continue reading
On September 13th 2009 @ 6PM, at LACMA’s “Sundays live” (broadcast live on the radio KCSN 88.5FM), Anna and Maria will perform 2 pieces based on Shakespeare’s plays; Mendelssohn’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”; and Leonard Bernstein’s “West Side Story” – a modern adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet”. Continue reading