Johanna Summer

Schumann Kaleidoskop - CD

  • Format: CD (also available as Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9681-2
  • Barcode: 614427968128
  • German Release: 24/04/2020

Pianist Johanna Summer draws a wide spectrum across seven pieces from Robert Schumann's "Album for the Youth" and "Kinderszenen". With classical playing culture and the freedom of jazz.

CD € 17,50

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The Süddeutsche Zeitung hailed Johanna Summer's performance at the Young Munich Jazz Prize in 2018 as "a small sensation": for just under an hour, the pianist, born in Plauen in Saxony in 1995 and now living in Berlin, had encompassed a whole gamut from enjoying the harmonic and rhythmic freedom of jazz to savouring the kind of refinement and discipline that her training as a classical pianist gives her. In a packed Unterfahrt club in Munich, the audience had been rapt and totally quiet as it listened: smiles during the more rousing passages, and then a collective holding of the breath during moments of suspense. The Süddeutsche’s had critic marvelled at her "amazing gift to make well-known melodies sound so convincingly her own, they develop a real sense of creative urgency.” The fact that Summer won the prize itself al...

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Johanna Summer / piano

Recording Information

Variations on Robert Schumann by Johanna Summer

Recorded by Stefan Deistler at LOFT Cologne, October 21 & 22, 2019. Recording supervisor, mixed and mastered by Emanuel Uch

Produced by the artist