Alice Sara Ott

(piano, Germany)
Main program
11 June 2019Tuesday
Philharmonic Hall
Program: Nightfall Recital
Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque;
Frederic Chopin - Nocturnes: Op.9 No.1, Op.9 No.2
Frederic Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Claude Debussy - Rêverie
Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 1, 3
Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No. 1


Alice Sara Ott – German-Japanese pianist. She is one of the most demanded classical pianist of world. She is included in list of 30 best young classical musicians according to Classic FM. 

The 2018/19 season marks a significant year for German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott, one of the world’s most in-demand classical pianists. She releases her latest album, Nightfall, featuring works by Satie, Debussy and Ravel. The album marks ten years since Alice has been signed as an exclusive recording artist to Deutsche Grammophon. She will tour the recital program across the world, with European dates including Paris’s La Seine Musicale, Stuttgart’s Liederhalle, Vienna’s Mozart Saal, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, Baden Baden’s Festspielhaus, London’s Wigmore Hall and the Klavier-Festival Ruhr in Duisburg. These European dates are in addition to a nine-date recital tour across Japan, including Tokyo Opera City.

A prominent figure on the international classical music scene, Alice Sara Ott regularly performs with the world’s leading conductors and orchestras. In 2018/19 Alice will perform with NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo (Gianandrea Noseda), Philharmonia Orchestra (Santtu-Matias Rouvali), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic (Edward Gardner), London Symphony Orchestra (Elim Chan), St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra (Yuri Temirkanov), and for a European tour with Gothenburg Symphony (Santtu-Matias Rouvali). She continues her collaboration with London Symphony Orchestra via her chamber music residency at LSO St. Luke’s, where she will give several Alice and Friends concerts with fellow artists.

Alice Sara Ott has worked with conductors at the highest level including Lorin Maazel, Gustavo Dudamel, Pablo Heras-Casado, Paavo Järvi, Neeme Järvi, Sir Antonio Pappano, Gianandrea Noseda, Andres Orozco-Estrada, Yuri Temirkanov, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Sakari Oramo, Osmo Vänskä, Vasily Petrenko, Myung-Whun Chung, Hannu Lintu and Robin Ticciati. She continues to perform with ensembles such as Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, WDRSinfonieorchester Köln, Wiener Symphoniker and Dresdner Philharmonie.

“Her technique is dazzling, her tone wonderfully varied, from crystalline purity to powerfully raw, and the energy propelling her playing seems unstoppable.”

The Guardian

“Her octave passages took the breath away, and her dynamic range was wholly exceptional.”

Classical Source