Jamie Bergin (piano)

British pianist Jamie Bergin recently graduated with the artist diploma at the University of Music in Hannover where he studied with Prof. Lars Vogt. In October 2016, Jamie became the assistant of the class of Prof. Vogt.

He won various prestigious prizes at national and international competitions such as 1st Prize, the Audience Prize and the prize for best interpretation of the commissioned work at the Europäische Klavierwettbewerb Bremen 2012, 2nd Prize and the Carl Nielsen Prize at the Aarhus International Piano Competition 2011 in Denmark. In 2014, he was the winner of the Chopin Wettbewerb (Stiftung Kurd Aschenbrenner) in Cologne, Germany. Jamie has also received major scholarships from the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and Spannungen Kammermusikfest in Heimbach.

Over the years, Jamie performed solo recitals and concertos throughout Europe at major venues such as the Bridgewater Hall, St Martin-in-the-fields, Barbican Concert Hall, Sage Gateshead, die Glocke in Bremen and Berliner Philharmonie. He has made appearances with renowned orchestras including the Manchester Camerata, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bremen Philharmoniker and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.

Jamie has appeared at international festivals such as 'Klavier Festival Ruhr' (Essen), Schumann (Bonn) and 'Spannungen' (Heimbach). He was also a feature in a documentary that was broadcast several times on the British Television channel - Channel 4. His performances have been broadcast on radio stations including Radio Bremen and Deutschlandradio Kultur. In June 2016, Cavi-music released an album of chamber music taken from live performances at the Spannungen Kammermusikfest in Heimbach where Jamie plays works by Klughardt and Saint-Saëns.