Dr. Richard Konrad – Piano

Specializes In:

Piano

Biography

Richard Konrad has performed as a concert soloist and chamber musician across Canada, the U.S. and England. He has studied at the University of Western Ontario, the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, The Royal College of Music in London, England, Webster University in St. Louis, USA, and finally at Indiana University where he received his doctorial degree. His teachers have included Ronald Turini, Damiana Bratuz, Peter Wallfisch, Daniel Schene, and Enrica Cavollo-Gulli. At the age of 13, he gave his first concerto performance and the following year, performed his first solo recital in Montreal. In London, Dr. Konrad won the Pauer award and was also a prize winner in the Chappel Medal and the Chopin competition at the Royal College of Music. In North America, he has toured with the ensemble Pro Musica Nova as a promoter of new music. Among his many interests, Konrad specializes in the works of Franz Liszt and has written a document on the Hungarian influence in Liszt’s late piano compositions. Dr. Konrad currently teaches at the Manitoba Conservatory of Music and Arts. He also performs as a soloist and chamber musician.

Career Highlights

Richard Konrad has performed as a concert soloist and chamber musician across Canada, the U.S. and England. He has studied at the University of Western Ontario, the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, The Royal College of Music in London, England, Webster University in St. Louis, USA, and finally at Indiana University where he received his doctorial degree.

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