Ann-Helena Schlüter is one of the most versatile artists of her generation and enjoys international renown as a concert pianist and organist, and also as a composer, poet and writer of books. Born into a family of pianists, the German-Swedish musician
Ann-Helena Schlüter is one of the most versatile artists of her generation and enjoys international renown as a concert pianist and organist, and also as a composer, poet and writer of books.
Born into a family of pianists, the German-Swedish musician received her first lessons from her parents, Ann-Margret and Prof. Karl-Heinz Schlüter. She went on to study piano, organ, composition, musicology, music and instrumental education, which took her to Perth, Australia, as well as Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA. She completed her training as a concert pianist with Bernd Glemser and as a concert organist with Pieter van Dijk and Christoph Bossert. International masterclasses with, amongst others, Hakim, Latry, Roth, Jacobs, Perticaroli, Schmeding, Gulda, Weissenberg, Kämmerling, Gililov, Margulis, Badura-Skoda and Hewitt complemented her training.
Ann-Helena Schlüter won prizes at the International Piano Competitions in Nuremberg, Munich, London and Ettlingen as well as at the Steinway Piano Competition in Hamburg and in Italy. Prior to that she won several first and special prizes as well as scholarships at the Jugend musiziert competition, and also at international literary competitions.
She is a sought-after soloist worldwide on the piano and organ. In addition to numerous concert engagements in Germany and other European countries, she has appeared in Israel, Russia, Africa and Nepal, in the Philippines, Australia, the USA and Asia, performing alongside renowned orchestras such as the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, the Jena Philharmonie, the Nuremberg Staatsphilharmonie, the MasterWorks Festival Orchestra and various chamber orchestras at distinguished venues, including the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Stuttgart Liederhalle, Salzburg Mozarteum, Berlin Admiralspalast, Nuremberg Meistersingerhalle, Schloss Elmau and the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg.
Numerous recordings for the Bavarian, North German and Saarland Radio with piano and organ document her work.
Schlüter has received scholarships from the DAAD, Erasmus, the Gisela Bartels Foundation, the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation, the Neumann Foundation Frankfurt, the Richard Wagner Foundation Bayreuth and the Salzburg Festival, among others.
She has taught her own piano class at the Universität and Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, devoting herself intensively to nurturing young talent as well as teaching the music of Bach.
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