A treasure island of piano music — Spiegel Online
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Alexandra Oehler

Alexandra Oehler studied with Ulrich Urban at the Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig. She completed her artistic postgraduate studies with a master’s degree and has won several piano competitions, including the International Franz Liszt Competition, Weimar. Concert tours have taken her to North America (Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles), Manila (Cultural Center of the Philippines), Mexico (Teatro de la Ciudad de Mexico), Chile (Teatro de la Universidad, Santiago) and to South Africa (Cape Town City Hall). She has also given concerts in European countries and in East Asia. Since the late 1980s she has made a name for herself as a pianist at prestigious national and international festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, MDR-Musiksommer, Heidelberger Frühling, Mendelssohn Festival, Leipzig, Budapest Spring Festival, Music Festival Tropea and the Cervo Music Festival in Liguria. Alexandra Oehler performs as soloist, chamber musician and accompanist. Frequent musical partners include the violinist Gunnar Harms, cellist Nicolas Defranoux, violinist Stefan Arzberger (Leipzig String Quartet). Alexandra Oehler has also accompanied the St Thomas Choir of Leipzig under the direction of Georg Christoph Biller on concert tours. She boasts a wide range of spectacular recordings, and television productions in co-operation with the German broadcasting station ARD. In 2008 her portrait was included in PianistenProfile (Bärenreiter Verlag).