CD Recommendation by Fritz Jurmann

‘Vorarlberger Nachrichten’, January 4th 2019

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.

You can find the original article here.


Donated Sponsorship for Hanna Bachmann

On Monday December 10th Hanna Bachmann was awarded the state of Vorarlberg’s donated sponsorship of arts worth 2,500 euros by the state minister for culture Christian Bernhard. The state of Vorarlberg gives this annual award to rising artists acknowledging their young and promising effort. The artists are recommended and selected by the referring section of the cultural commissions.

You can find the press release of the state of Vorarlberg here.