Sort 20 – Anton Gerzenberg

Born in 1996 in Hamburg, Anton Gerzenberg is the winner of the 15th Géza Anda Piano Competition 2021. He began to play the piano at the age of four and was taught, amongst others, by Julia Suslin and Julia Botchkovskaia in Hamburg and Jan Jiracek von Arnim in Vienna. Currently, he pursues his studies with Pierre-Laurent Aimard in Cologne.

In 2019 Anton became one of the founders of the New Music ensemble ÉRMA in Cologne, which played its first concert in close collaboration with Unsuk Chin. He has played chamber music with such artists as Martha Argerich, Dora Schwarzberg and Alvise Vidolin and concertos with various orchestras including the Taipeh Symphony Orchestra, Münchner Symphoniker, Hamburger Camerata, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Musikkollegium Winterthur and Tonhalle-Orchestra Zurich.

In 2022-23 the Vienna Konzerthaus presents him as a recitalist and with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in five concerts as part of its “Great Talent” programme. He is also a frequent guest at festivals including the Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano, Klavierfestival Ruhr, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Accademia Chigiana in Siena and Mozartfest Würzburg.