Wibi Soerjadi was born in the Netherlands. At the age of eleven years he gave his first public performance. As the youngest graduate piano student, he was 20 years old; he obtained his master as a performer at the Amsterdam Conservatory. He completed his studies ahead of schedule, earning the highest possible marks and graduating with genius recognition. Soerjadi was prizewinner of among others, the Princess Christina Concours in The Hague, the National Eurovision Competition for young musicians, the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition Utrecht, the Elisabeth Evert Price a price for exceptionally talented musicians, Echo Klassik Award of the Deutsche Phono Academy, classic FM award and he was the inaugural winner of the Edison Classical Music Audience Award in the Netherlands.
He gave many concerts in prestigious venues among others the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Konzerthaus and Musik Verein in Vienna, Musikhalle Hamburg, Valencia, Verona, Berlin, Beijing, Guan Zhou and the main hall of Carnegie Hall in New York. His Carnegie hall debut was live recorded and this CD was rewarded with a platinum status. He has performed with many leading orchestras including The Hague Philharmonic, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta de Valencia , Simfonica Orquesta Ciudad de Oviedo, the Moscow Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. With the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Miguel Gomez Martinez, Wibi Soerjadi recorded Sergei Rachmaninov’s second and third concerto. All his CDs and DVDs have been awarded multiple gold and platinum.
Wibi Soerjadi was knighted for his achievements in the Royal Order of Orange Nassau. In 2007 Wibi Soerjadi gave a concert in Honour of the president of the Slovak Republic by command of Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands on the occasion of her state visit. Wibi Soerjadi’s recital was a cultural gift from Her Majesty the Queen to Slovakia. Wibi Soerjadi composed the Olympic dressage freestyle music ‘Dance of Devotion’ for Olympic dressage champion Anky van Grunsven and her horse Salinero which premiered on December 2007 in London. In the 2008 Olympics she won gold with the composition ‘Dance of Devotion’. In 2019 was the 27th edition of his annual Christmas recital in The Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam. It is the longest tradition in history by a solo artist in this legendary concert hall ever, an absolute record.
Note:Wibi Soerjadi makes piano transcriptions in a classical virtuoso Liszt style. He translates the full orchestra to the piano with every detail and instrumental specifics in sound colour and always with great respect to the original composer.
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