Participant of contest 2021

Philipp Scheucher

Aaron Chow

Philipp Scheucher

Whether it is the Herkulessaal in Munich, the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein or the Gewandhaus in Leipzig – Philipp Scheucher has already played in concert halls whose podiums are among the most important in Europe. His concert activities take him to Japan, South Africa, Canada, Russia as well as the United States. He always works with renowned musicians and orchestras, such as the K&K Philharmonic Orchestra, the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra, the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra and WDR- Funkhausorchester, accompanied by, among others, Dirk Kaftan, Michael Hofstetter, Alexander Prior, Mei-Ann Chen. As a multiple prize winner of international competitions (1st prize Aarhus/Denmark, 1st prize Cologne, 2nd prize at the in Pretoria/South Africa, and many more) he performed in September 2018 at the renowned Honens International Piano Competition in Calgary/Canada as one of the ten best young pianists worldwide. After studies with Markus Schirmer in Graz/Austria, he received his fine-tuning with Ilja Scheps in Cologne and Markus Becker in Hannover.


Philipp Scheucher First Round

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasy in B major, op. 77 
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E major, BWV 854 
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 32 in C minor, op. 111

Philipp Scheucher Second Round

  • Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C major, op. 15, D 760 („Wanderer Fantasy“) 
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 17 in D minor, op. 31/2 („Tempest“) 
  • Franz Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S 171 
  • Franz Liszt: No. 4: „Mazeppa“, from „Études d‘exécution transcendante“, S 139

Philipp Scheucher Semi-Final

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 1 in F minor, op. 2/1 
  • Igor Stravinsky: „Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka“