A treasure island of piano music — Spiegel Online
The Grand Piano label continues to uncover gems of the piano repertoire. — Fanfare

Holger Groschopp

Holger Groschopp was born in Berlin and pursued his piano studies in his home city with Georg Sava. In addition he studied composition with Isang Yun and song interpretation with Aribert Reimann and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

His extensive solo career has taken him to most European countries, the Middle and Far East and North and Central America. He has performed as soloist at major European festivals (including Berlin, Salzburg and Montepulciano) and played chamber music with many prominent musicians.

Holger Groschopp is considered an expert in contemporary music and has worked intensively with composers such as Isang Yun, Pierre Boulez, Aribert Reimann, Hans Werner Henze, Heinz Holliger and others. He has had a close collaboration with Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, the Berlin Philharmonic, the DSO Berlin and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

His six recordings released on the Capriccio label with transcriptions by Ferruccio Busoni were given the highest acclaim by a range of international critics, including highest recommendation in the BBC Music Magazine and the American magazine Fanfare.