Leon Buche - Pianist / Keyboardist | Berlin, Germany(3 Reviews)
Based In: Berlin, Germany
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A classical pianist who can play more than 2.000 pop songs by heart, made it into the finals of "Germany's Got Talent" and "Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar" (the german version of "American Idol") and won more than 25 prizes in international piano competitions a.o.t. the chopin-competition 2011 and the "Grand Prix" of the music festival Cannes 2010 - that's Leon Buche in one sentence. One of his strongest skills is the interaction with the audience in his - always self-moderated - concerts, which can be presented in piano bars, on festivals, in classical concerts halls or in theatres. Leon Bu
... ches repertoire consists in classical pieces, self-written songs and famous german and english pop- & rock-hits (which he performs as a singer and pianist). Leon Buche can also be booked for company galas, weddings, birthday partys, classical recitals and jubilee cocktail dinners.
Leon Buche, Medley (Live at the piano festival Geilenkirchen): https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B58kbx01RpWKRUhCZVc4ZnhFNVk/view
Leon Buche, Live in TV (live in the semi-final of the casting-show Germany's Got Talent with his "Human Jukebox Show"): https://www.rtl.de/videos/leon-buche-ist-ein-genie-am-klavier-5a091267a2ea505d2a423617.html
More than 2.000 popsongs
24 piano concertos written a.o.t. by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Tschaikowsky, Prokofjew, Rachmaninov, Bartok, Liszt, Ravel, Saint-Seans and Frank Martin)
A huge classical repertoire, including short typical encore-pieces like Chopin-Studies, Liszt-Studies - slow relaxing pieces like Satie-Gnossiennes, Grieg-Lyric-Pieces or Chopin-Nocturnes, but also longer complicated classical pieces like "Gaspard De La Nuit" (Ravel), Sonata b-minor (Liszt), Chaconne (Bach/Busoni) or Ligeti-Studies. Often Leon Buche plays also pop-meets-classic-mash-ups in his ... concerts, like he recorded for example on his current album "Between The Worlds I: Latin": https://soundcloud.com/user-371755801/sets/leon-buche-between-the-worlds-i-latin
Prizes and awards:
27 first, second and third prizes + 17 audience and special prizes + 15 successful participations in final rounds of international music competitions and casting-shows as a pianist and singer, among them:
"Grand Prix" at the music festival competition in Cannes (2010)
1st prize at the international chopin competition in Roma (2011)
1st prize at the international piano competition "Martha Argerich" in Crans-Montana (2011)
Audience prize at the world piano competition in Panama (2012)
1st prize at the international piano competition "Isaac Albéniz" in Ferrol ... (2012)
Finalist and audience prize at the international piano competition "Top Pianist Of The World" in Tromso (2015)
TOP 20 in the TV-casting-show "German Idol / Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar" as a singer and pianist (2016)
Finalist in the TV-casting-show "Germany's Got Talent" / Das Supertalent" as a pianist and "human-jukebox" (2017)
6/2016: Exclusive songwriter and producer at the music publishing company Universal Berlin.
2/2014 - 5/2016: Songwriter/producer at the music publishing company Budde Music.
1/2010 - 6/2016: Piano coach at the music school Potsdam
1/2019 - 6/2019: Musical leader and pianist on the cruise ship "Mein Schiff 1" (TUI Cruises/Sea Chefs)
7/2019 - 9/2019: Pianist & Singer on the cruise ship "MS River Aria" (Grand Circle Cruise Lines)
9/1996 - 6/2006: Junior student in the subjects piano and composition at the university of arts Berlin
10/2006 - 9/2011: student in the subject piano at the Mozarteum Salzburg
Since 1/2018: Certificate of performance student at the university of arts in Vienna.
Language skills: german and english (fluent), italian (medium), spanish and french (basics)
Reviews (3 Reviews)
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