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Described by the press as a "incredibly sensitive playing" and “red-hot German pianist”, Clemens Teufel has performed concerts throughout Europe, the United States and Asia including venues such as the Old Opera House Frankfurt, Germany, Rockport Music’s Shalin Liu Performance Center, USA, Cité des Arts in Paris, France and the Beijing Conservatory in China as well as at several festivals including the International Burgos Music Festival in Spain, the Holzhauser Musiktage and the Easter Festival in Bayreuth, Germany as well as the Newport Music Festival and the Summit Music Festvial in New York, USA.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Clemens Teufel received his first piano lessons at the age of seven. First-prize winner of various national youth competitions, he completed his musical education at the University Franz Liszt in Weimar, where he studied in the class of Professor Peter Waas. Inspired by Franz Liszt, Mr. Teufel was one of the selected pianists to play numerous concerts on the composer‘s own Bechstein at the Franz Liszt Museum.
In 2012, Clemens Teufel graduated with honors in the master class of Professor Lev Natochenny from the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts. He participated in master classes with distinguished American and European artists such as Gary Graffman, Paul Badura-Scoda, Lazar Berman and Brigitta Fassbaender.
Clemens Teufel held teaching positions at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts as well as at the School of Music Bad Soden and has given masterclasses around the globe including the Beijing Conservatory in China and the Johann Sebastian Bach School of Music in Mühlhausen, Germany.
In addition to recording for German and Japanese Television, Mr. Teufel has appeared with several German orchestras under the baton of Sebastian Weigle, Hannes Pohlit, Hannes Krämer and others.
In 2017, Clemens Teufel released his first solo Album with music by American master composers Howard Hanson and George Gershwin, which he has recorded recently with Futura Studios in Boston and is available at Apple Music, Itunes, Spotify and other major streaming services.
In 2019 Clemens curated and played a children's concert at the Lincoln Center in New York City with music from around the world.
During the pandemic he was able to perform remotely and live stream performances for institutions such as the Wyss Institute of the Harvard University, the St. Botolph Club in Boston and the Redwood Library, Newport besides charity concerts for the Groupmuse Foundation and Sundara Funds, New York.
Currently he is residing in Boston with his wife, Erin and his son, Theodore and daughter, Marie.