Christian Erbslöh

Christian Erbslöh © duo de pianos von Lerber Erbslöh

French-German pianist Christian Erbslöh, is laureate of a number of Foundations (Cziffra Foundation, Maeght Foundation, Fondation de France, Gulbenkian Foundation, Boghos Nubar Pasha Foundation,..)

He has received advice from Masters, such as Denis Weber, Laurent Alonso, Jacques Rouvier, Pierre Barbizet, Pierre Sancan, and studied for two years with Maestro György Cziffra.

He has performed as a recitalist and a chamber musician, and also as a soloist with various orchestras (in France, Germany, Finland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Monaco, Southern Korea,…), taking part in such events as the MANCA Festival (Nice), the Keszthely Festival (Hungary), … in venues such as the Théâtre de l’Arsenal (Metz-France), Vidin Philharmonic Hall (Bulgaria), Rouen Opera Hall (France) Ulsan University Hall (Southern Korea), France, Bel Ebat Theater, Fontainebleau, Franz Liszt Hall Cziffra Foundation, France, and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York (US).

His recordings includes four hours of piano solo and chamber music for The Proust Project for «les Editions Honoré Champion», and with the Soloist of Rouen Opera for the label Skarbo, (Normandie Impressionnisme).

He has been teaching the piano since 1992, and has been Professor of Piano in France since 1995 (Metz National Conservatory – University of Metz (1995-2005), and is now Senior Professor of piano at the Rouen National Conservatory – University of Rouen (since 2005)).

Moreover, he holds a second diploma from the French Ministry of Culture qualifying him to direct French state-run conservatories.

He studied orchestral conducting with Jean Lapierre and Paul Jamin, and holds a Master of Music and Musicology from La Sorbonne Unversity (Paris IV).

In 2009, he formed a piano duo with Ursula von Lerber.
They have performed in New York, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, in France, notably at the György Cziffra Foundation at Senlis, at the auditorium of the “Musée d’Orsay” in Paris, at the Rouen Opera hall, in South Korea as well as in Finland.  In 2010 the french film maker Frank Saint-Cast filmed them performing the Rite of Spring for the french television. They have also collaborated with mime artist Guerassim Dichliev, a former assistant of Marcel Marceau, on different artistic projects.

Duo von Lerber- Erbslöh has recorded a Stravinsky-CD (The Rite of Spring, Dumbarton Oaks, Tango..) for the Stravinsky-Foundation (Geneva) at the Studio Ansermet (RTS, Geneva, Switzerland) in 2012.

This recording was well received and presented by the « Classica » review in France,  « Rondo-Classic » review in Finland as well as by the Finnish National Radio (YLE1, new recordings) and Belgian National Musiq3 Radio station.