Christopher Schindler

Christopher Schindler

BandClassical

Biography

Christopher Schindler performs a wide variety of classical music in solo and chamber music settings. As a soloist with orchestra, he has presented concertos of Bartok, Shostakovich, and Gershwin as well as those of Mozart, Beethoven, and Rachmaninoff. Schindler was a finalist in the Villa-Lobos Piano Competition in Rio de Janeiro and performed Liszt's Dante Sonata in Bellagio, Italy in a solo recital sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation. He was pianist for Oregon Ballet Theatre's Rhapsody in Blue and appeared in a two-piano production of My Fair Lady in 2005, produced jointly by Portland Center Stage and the Dallas Theater Center. He released a CD, Anthology: Early Live Performances, with music of Bach, Mozart, Schoenberg, and Schubert and a new CD in 2007 dedicated to the music of Franz Liszt. Schindler’s major influences have been his teachers – Randolph Hokanson, Neal O’Doan, Marlene Thal, Bela Nagy, and Karl Ulrich Schnabel.

Discography

Christopher Schindler - Early Live Performances
Liszt piano works

Set List

Bach - Selected Preludes and Fugues from WTC
Beethoven - Sonatas Op. 27 no. 2, Op. 78
Chopin - Scherzo No. 4
Liszt - Sonata in B minor, Vallee d'Obermann
Debussy - Selected Etudes
Schoenberg - Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19