Nicole Hagner, piano

Nicole Hagner received her first piano and violin lessons at the age of five and, five years later, was a young student at the Julius Stern Institute of the Hochschule der Kí¼nste Berlin in the class of Prof. Doris Wagner-Dix. In her childhood she participated several times in the "Young Musicians" (violin, piano solo and piano duo)  competition and each time was awarded first prize in her age group. After graduating from a grammar school, she studied piano with Prof. Klaus Hellwig at the Hochschule der Kí¼nste Berlin and Prof. Hans Leygraf at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Concert tours have taken her through Germany, Switzerland, France, Ireland, Holland, Japan, and North and South America. She has performed with orchestras such as the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Wojciech Rajski, the Dresden Philharmonic under Michel Plasson and the Wí¼rttemberg Stuttgart State Orchestra under Lothar Zagrosek and guested at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern , the Rheingau Music Festival , the Schwetzingen Festival , the Mostly Mozart Festival ( Avery Fisher Hall) in New York and the Ravinia Festival , Illinois. In 2000, she made ”‹”‹her recital debut at the Berlin Philharmonic, followed by appearances in Paris (Chí¢telet), Geneva (Victoria Hall), Vancouver, San Antonio and Tucson, Arizona. In 2005 she made ”‹”‹a successful debut with the Wí¼rttemberg State Orchestra Stuttgart under Lothar Zagrosek in the Beethoven Hall of the Stuttgart songs hall. In 2006, she debuted with her ”‹”‹sister, violinist Viviane Hagner, in Spain (Menorca). In 2007, she led a tour for the first time to Peru and Colombia. In 2011 she made ”‹”‹her debut at London's Wigmore Hall