Markus Groh gained immediate world attention after winning first prize at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels in 1995, the first German to do so.
His worldwide concert activities include performances with the London Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Washington D.C., the San Francisco Symphony, the New Japan Philharmonic and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic under such distinguished conductors as Ivan Fischer, Neeme Jaervi, Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Jonathan Nott or David Robertson. Markus Groh performs solo recitals all over the world in some of the most important venues of cities like Amsterdam, Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Munich, New York, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Vienna, Washington D.C. and Zurich. His first SACD Solo recording featured the b minor Sonata, the Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H and the "Totentanz" of Franz Liszt and received outstanding reviews in major newspapers (The Times, FAZ among others) as well as in major music magazines including critic's awards like "Editor's Choice" (Gramophone Magazine, U.K.),"Recording of the month" (Musicweb International, USA), "Supersonic Award" (Pizzicato, Luxemburg), "6 of 6 points" (Piano News, Germany). A second all-Brahms SACD was showered with rave reviews as well. It received awards like the „Star of the Month“ of the most important German Music Magazine FonoForum.
Sonate B-dur D.960 of Franz Schubert
Besides giving this concert, Markus will also give Piano Masterclasses at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel on the 3rd and 4th of December.