Premiere at Gewandhaus (Leipzig/Germany)
On Nov 11, 2023, the Russian pianist Sergey Belyavsky (www.belyavskysergey.com) played an acclaimed concert at the Gewandhaus (Leipzig/Germany), one of the most traditional concert halls in the German-speaking world.
As his first encore, he chose the 2nd Movement of Oestlind's 2nd Piano Sonata, which celebrated its premiere at the Leipzig Gewandhaus. You can find excerpts on Oestlind's Instagram channel at the bottom of the website or at www.instagram.com/goetzoestlind
The new album 'growing' will be released on February 9, 2024.
The album is an ode to tranquility with a total of 12 tracks dedicated to his little son. Recorded in a 'Felt Piano' sound, the compositions touch the listener and show in our hectic times a haven of peace. Look forward to the following single releases:
Aug 25: ballade for jb
Sept 22: my protection
Oct 20: true love
Nov 17: safe and sound
Dec 15: angel of mine
Jan 12: pureness
Feb 9: Album Release
Dr. Goetz Oestlind (original spelling Dr. Götz Östlind) studied piano under Conrad Hansen‘s alumni Gisela Stumme and Prof. Lev Natochenny. He completed his studies of Applied Cultural Studies with a Master‘s degree (M.A.) and earned his Ph.D. with his dissertation on ‚Counterpoint in Film Music‘.
In 2006 he composed his first international TV commercials for NIVEA (‚The Secret in Baby‘s Skin‘ and ‚Plunging Neckline‘), in 2010 his first film score for the arte production ‚Angriff aus dem Nichts‘. He became the competition king in Europe's biggest TV show, ‚Wetten, dass..?‘, in 2006 with his absolute pitch and, as part of the piano duo ‚David & Götz‘, he has played more than 700 concerts so far.
In the past years, he has established himself worldwide as a well-known composer and won the prestigious ‚Hollywood Music in Media Award‘ in the category ‚Outstanding Instrumental Performance‘ in 2021.
The U.S. American ‚Richmond Ballet‘ performed the acclaimed world premiere ‚Jahreszeiten‘, which musically consisted of Oestlind‘s Piano Sonatas in 2021. Twelve other performances followed. The ‚Czech National Symphony Orchestra‘ recorded his ‚Fantasy for Piano & Orchestra in B Minor, Op. 8‘ with pianist Sergey Belyavsky in Prague.
His compositions have been streamed over 80 million times on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube Music and others.
For me and for the power of music, it is the greatest gift of all
when my compositions capture the listenerʼs heart.
(Dr. Goetz Oestlind)
Oestlind created sheet music for over 70 of his compositions, which can be purchased through www.musicnotes.com. To view Oestlindʼs entire selection of sheet music, click on the link below.
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