Ronald Brautigam
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Born
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Studies
Amsterdam, London, USA
Highlights

Prizes
Nederlandse Muziekprijs 1984, 2 Edison Awards, 2 Diapasons d'Or and 1 Diapason d’Or de l’année, 8 Choc du Mois (le Monde de la Musique), 'Cannes Classical Award' 2004, 2015 Prize of the Year Deutsche Schallplattenkritik (Beethoven Complete Recording)
Recordings
BIS | Decca
Short Biography
Ronald Brautigam has deservedly earned a reputation as one of Holland’s most respected musicians, remarkable not only for his virtuosity and musicality but also for the eclectic nature of his musical interests. He has received numerous awards including the Dutch Music Price and a 2010 MIDEM Classical Award for best concerto recording for his reconstruction of Beethovens piano concerto WoO4.
A student of the legendary Rudolf Serkin, Ronald Brautigam performs regularly with leading orchestras including the Royal Concertgebouw, London Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Japan Philharmonic, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.
He has performed alongside a number of distinguished conductors including Riccardo Chailly, Bernard Haitink, Frans Brüggen, Sir Simon Rattle, Christopher Hogwood, Marek Janowski, Sir Roger Norrington, Marin Alsop, Ivan Fischer and Sir Mark Elder.

Among the orchestras he will be appearing with in 2016 are the Gulbenkian Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony, Turin Philharmonic, Prague Symphony, New Zealand Symphony and the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln.
Besides his performances on modern instruments Ronald Brautigam has established himself as a leading exponent of the fortepiano.
In 2015 his Beethoven recordings won him an Edison Award and the prestigious Jahrespreise der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik.

Brautigam's recordings have earned a number of awards including three Edisons, a Diapason d'Or de l'Année. a MIDEM Classical Award for best solo piano recording (2004) and in 2010 he won the prestigious MIDEM Classical Award for best concerto recording.


2016/2017
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