born on 30/5/1962 in Dürbheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Bernd Glemser (born 1962, Dürbheim) is a German pianist. A student of Vitaly Margulis, in 1989 he became Germany's youngest piano professor at Saarbrücken's Musikochschule.
He has recorded major pieces by Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Schumann, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky.
In 2003 Glemser was decorated with the Bundesverdienstkreuz.
His recording of Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 was featured in Spider-Man 3 (2007).
|Year||Competition||Prize||1st prize winner / Ex-aequo with...|
|1983||María Canals, Barcelona||2nd prize||1st prize void / Kyoko Koyama.|
|1984||Ferruccio Busoni, Bolzano||3rd prize||Louis Lortie.|
|1984||Mario Zanfi, Parma||1st prize|
|1985||Sydney International Piano Competition||2nd prize||Du Ning-Wu|
|1986||Rina Sala Gallo, Monza||1st prize|
|1987||ARD, Munich||2nd prize||1st prize void / Ricardo Castro.|
|1988||Concours de Montreal||2nd prize||Angela Chang|
- Bernd Glemser at Naxos Records webpage.
- Bernd Glemser at Oehms Classics webpage.