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Guest Artist Recital: Uta Weyand, piano

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February 27, 2024
5:00PM - 5:50PM
Timashev Recital Hall

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Add to Calendar 2024-02-27 17:00:00 2024-02-27 17:50:00 Guest Artist Recital: Uta Weyand, piano The School of Music is pleased to welcome pianist Uta Weyand, performing Partita No. 1 in B major, J. S. Bach; Fantasia Baetica and Nocturno, de Falla; Cordoba, Albeniz; Nocturne 1892, Debussy; Barcarolle in F# major, op. 60, Chopin.She will also give a master class on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 12:30–2:30 p.m. in Timashev Recital Hall. Five students will participate: Jairui Mai, Conor Smyth-Small, Emily Foster (soloists); Huiwen Jiang and Manuel Vizurraga, piano duet.These events are free and open to the public. No ticket required.Access the digital recital program. No paper programs will be distributed. Uta Weyand was born into a musical family in Reutlingen, Germany. The daughter of a Kapellmeister and an organist, she grew up with the choral, orchestral and organ repertoire. Her musical talent became apparent during her childhood, when she played the piano and violin, composed music and received vocal training.The Post and Courier (South Carolina), predicted her musical career, writing that “Weyand demonstrates genius at the piano (…) she is a pianist of genius who should have a long career.” Germany’s Nürnberger Nachrichten noted that “…especially admirable is her ability to make the grand piano sing and draw a broad spectrum of enchanting colours from the instrument.”Following the completion of her studies in Freiburg, Baltimore and Madrid with Elza Kolodin, Vitaly Margulis, Leon Fleisher and Joaquín Soriano, Uta Weyand embarked on a highly successful career with appearances at international venues such as Teatro Municipao in Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Sauto in Cuba, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, Musikhalle Hamburg, Palau de la Música in Barcelona and Valencia, Palacio de la Ópera A Coruña, the Teatro Real and Auditorio Nacional Madrid, and the Sottile Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina among others.She has performed with symphony orchestras in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Philharmonic, the Bamberg Symphony, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and the Jena Philharmonic under the direction of Jesús López Cobos, José Ramón Encinar, Gabriel Chmura, Jac van Steen, Manuel Galduf, Gabriel Feltz, Enrique García Asensio, Daniel Raiskin, Marc Tardue and Yves Abel.Following multiple scholarships by the German Academic Exchange Service, Weyand has won first prize and special prizes for the contemporary Spanish music and for the best interpretation of Spanish music at the José Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia. Since then, her repertoire includes music from the Baroque to contemporary music.Over the course of her ten years in Spain, Uta Weyand has received recognition for her passionate interpretation of the Spanish piano repertoire, including unknown or neglected works by Montsalvatge, Guridi, Ohana, and Dupont. She worked closely with composers such as Michael Braunfels and Xavier Montsalvatge.Her recordings for Hänssler Classics, Profil Medien and ARS Produktion received rave reviews worldwide. Weyand combines her active concert life with a teaching career, including master classes in Germany, Spain, Austria, Poland, Great Britain, Brazil, Cuba, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia. In 2000 Weyand joined the faculty of the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Castellón. From 2002 until 2011 she was a faculty member at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid. She is a regular jury member at piano competitions including Gina Bachauer (Salt Lake City), Franz Liszt (Weimar), José Iturbi (Valencia), Grieg (Norway), Hamamatsu (Japan), the Van Cliburn (USA) and The Sydney (Australia). Uta Weyand is the founder of the PIANALE International Academy & Competition and organizer of the PIANALE Piano Festival concert series for young pianists.All events are subject to change.GETTING HEREPark in the Ohio Union South Garage (open to visitors 24/7), walk North along College Rd. to enter the South doors of the Timashev Music Building.You may also park in Arps Garage (open to visitors M–F after 4 p.m. and on weekends) just North of the Timashev Music building. The Timashev Recital Hall is located on the ground floor, at the far north end of the building.Driving and Parking Instructions Timashev Recital Hall School of Music music@osu.edu America/New_York public

The School of Music is pleased to welcome pianist Uta Weyand, performing Partita No. 1 in B major, J. S. Bach; Fantasia Baetica and Nocturno, de Falla; Cordoba, Albeniz; Nocturne 1892, Debussy; Barcarolle in F# major, op. 60, Chopin.

She will also give a master class on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 12:30–2:30 p.m. in Timashev Recital Hall. Five students will participate: Jairui Mai, Conor Smyth-Small, Emily Foster (soloists); Huiwen Jiang and Manuel Vizurraga, piano duet.

These events are free and open to the public. No ticket required.


Uta Weyand, piano

Uta Weyand was born into a musical family in Reutlingen, Germany. The daughter of a Kapellmeister and an organist, she grew up with the choral, orchestral and organ repertoire. Her musical talent became apparent during her childhood, when she played the piano and violin, composed music and received vocal training.

The Post and Courier (South Carolina), predicted her musical career, writing that “Weyand demonstrates genius at the piano (…) she is a pianist of genius who should have a long career.” Germany’s Nürnberger Nachrichten noted that “…especially admirable is her ability to make the grand piano sing and draw a broad spectrum of enchanting colours from the instrument.”

Following the completion of her studies in Freiburg, Baltimore and Madrid with Elza Kolodin, Vitaly Margulis, Leon Fleisher and Joaquín Soriano, Uta Weyand embarked on a highly successful career with appearances at international venues such as Teatro Municipao in Rio de Janeiro, Teatro Sauto in Cuba, Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg, Musikhalle Hamburg, Palau de la Música in Barcelona and Valencia, Palacio de la Ópera A Coruña, the Teatro Real and Auditorio Nacional Madrid, and the Sottile Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina among others.

She has performed with symphony orchestras in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Philharmonic, the Bamberg Symphony, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and the Jena Philharmonic under the direction of Jesús López Cobos, José Ramón Encinar, Gabriel Chmura, Jac van Steen, Manuel Galduf, Gabriel Feltz, Enrique García Asensio, Daniel Raiskin, Marc Tardue and Yves Abel.

Following multiple scholarships by the German Academic Exchange Service, Weyand has won first prize and special prizes for the contemporary Spanish music and for the best interpretation of Spanish music at the José Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia. Since then, her repertoire includes music from the Baroque to contemporary music.

Over the course of her ten years in Spain, Uta Weyand has received recognition for her passionate interpretation of the Spanish piano repertoire, including unknown or neglected works by Montsalvatge, Guridi, Ohana, and Dupont. She worked closely with composers such as Michael Braunfels and Xavier Montsalvatge.

Her recordings for Hänssler Classics, Profil Medien and ARS Produktion received rave reviews worldwide. 

Weyand combines her active concert life with a teaching career, including master classes in Germany, Spain, Austria, Poland, Great Britain, Brazil, Cuba, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia. In 2000 Weyand joined the faculty of the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Castellón. From 2002 until 2011 she was a faculty member at the Royal Conservatory in Madrid. She is a regular jury member at piano competitions including Gina Bachauer (Salt Lake City), Franz Liszt (Weimar), José Iturbi (Valencia), Grieg (Norway), Hamamatsu (Japan), the Van Cliburn (USA) and The Sydney (Australia). 

Uta Weyand is the founder of the PIANALE International Academy & Competition and organizer of the PIANALE Piano Festival concert series for young pianists.


All events are subject to change.


GETTING HERE

Park in the Ohio Union South Garage (open to visitors 24/7), walk North along College Rd. to enter the South doors of the Timashev Music Building.

You may also park in Arps Garage (open to visitors M–F after 4 p.m. and on weekends) just North of the Timashev Music building. 

The Timashev Recital Hall is located on the ground floor, at the far north end of the building.

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