It is refreshing how Hanna Bachmann has launched her second CD.
BREGENZ She lays fully clothed in a nostalgic white enamel bath tub with small feet. That is how pianist Hanna Bachmann (25) from Röthis advertises her second CD and woos her audience for her new project ‘Plaisanteries’, which is French for ‘joke, fun’ (Gramola). Numerous fans and friends of the young pianist accepted her invitation to the launch of her CD in the Kosmos Theatre in Bregenz. Musician and composer Martin Lindenthal lead the audience skillfully through a world caught between a high level of required interpretation and hidden humour. Continue reading “For Her Fans She Even Climbs into the Bath. Concert Review by Fritz Jurmann in ‘Vorarlberger Nachrichten’ (Feb 2nd)”
The pianist Hanna Bachmann from Röthis has recently extended her concert activities from Europe to Mexico. She received the Richard Wagner Society’s scholarship and has recently been awarded the donated sponsorship by the state. Her second CD ‘Plaisanteries’ (‘jokes’) has recently been launched. Different kinds of musical humour dominate a courageous programme consisting of variation works that are extremely demanding in a pianistic way. The cheerfulness of Mozart’s last piano work that is based on a simple theme of a Singspiel is whimsical, Prokofiev‘s five ‚sarcasms‘ are full of bitter irony, whereas one finds profound esprit in Beethoven‘s complex Diabelli variations. Bachmann has internalized the music in a fascinating way – in fresh colours, full of eruptive power and with the necessary little wink.