Albums Austrian Rhapsody
Labels Gramy Records
Record label Gramy Records
Name Johanna Beisteiner
|Born 20 February 1976 (age 39)
Wiener Neustadt (1976-02-20) |
Genres Classical music, Film score
Similar People Robert Gulya, Bela Drahos, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Mauro Giuliani, Miguel Llobet
Years active fl. ca. 1992 - present
Johanna beisteiner t rrega recuerdos de la alhambra
Johanna Beisteiner (born 20 February 1976) is an Austrian classical guitarist.
- Johanna beisteiner t rrega recuerdos de la alhambra
- Johanna beisteiner schubert serenade
- Honours and awards
- Works by Robert Gulya
- Works by Reuben Pace
- Works by Eduard Shafransky
Johanna beisteiner schubert serenade
Johanna Beisteiner received her first guitar lessons at the age of nine at the Josef Matthias Hauer music school in her hometown Wiener Neustadt. In 1992, only sixteen of age, she became a student at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, from where she graduated as a concert guitarist as well as a Doctor of philosophy with a PhD Thesis on Art music in figure skating, synchronized swimming and rhythmic gymnastics.
Johanna Beisteiner is an internationally active guitar soloist, her repertoire contains music from the 15th to the 20th century as well as contemporary classical music. Inter alia she played several world premieres of works by the composers Robert Gulya, Reuben Pace and Eduard Shafransky. Moreover, she worked with known orchestras such as the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Sochi Symphony Orchestra, Graz Chamber Philharmonic and Budapest Strings Chamber Orchestra, renowned conductors such as Michelle Castelletti, Béla Drahos, Achim Holub and Oleg Soldatov and the Argentine Tango dancer as well as choreographer Rafael Ramirez. In addition to her numerous recordings for Gramy Records, she also appeared in television and radio productions for RAI 3 (Italy), Channel 4 (Russia) and Bartok Radio (Hungary) and recorded soundtracks for movies. In 2012 she composed her first own piece Zemlinsky's Night on themes by Alexander von Zemlinsky. With the Austrian actress Heidrun Samstag she presents since 2013 the literary-music evening Farkas discovers America dedicated to Karl Farkas.
In 2017 Beisteiner was invited by the Valletta International Baroque Festival to give concerts at Manoel Theatre as well as National Library of Malta.
Johanna Beisteiner plays on classical Spanish guitars made by Paulino Bernabe Senior and Junior.