Ursula von Lerber, swiss-finnish pianist, got her musical training at the Sibelius Academy (Finland), Paris Conservatory-CNSMDP (France) and Indiana University (USA) in a classe of György Sebök;
Christian Erbslöh, french-german pianist, has been one of the very few students of György Cziffra.
After having received numerous prizes of international competitions and worldwide Foundations, and after a career as soloist and chamber musicians, Ursula von Lerber and Christian Erbslöh have formed a piano duo in 2009.
Our Piano-Duo played (among other venues):
– at Carnegie Hall, New York (Weill Recital Hall),
– in Ulsan (Southern Korea), where the Duo was invited for a concert and Masterclasses,
– at Franz Liszt Auditorium (Cziffra Foundation, Senlis, France)
– at Jyväskylä Summer Festival (Finland)
-at Rouen Opera House for the 100’ birthday of the Rite of Spring Creation.
-at the Musée d’Orsay Auditorium, Paris, France (with Ensemble Intercontemporain Soloist)
-at the Normandy Impressionist 2nd Festival.
They recorded a film for a french filmmaker, Frank Saint-Cast, where they offered an interpretation of Stravinskys Rite of Spring.
They Recorded Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring in the 2 pianos version, and others pieces for two pianos from Stravinsky (incl Dumbarton Oaks Concerto) for an upcomming release in 2013.
>>> more about the CD http://www.fondation-igor-stravinsky.org/web/fr/cd.html
They are also working with Guerassim Dichliev, bulgarian mime, the former assistant of Marcel Marceau, member of Marceau’s Theatre troup.
In 2013, they became CMUSE (Classical Musicians Everywhere) “Artists of the week”.