ASHLEY HRIBAR – The Exceptional Pianist On Australia Tour 2009

German Australian pianist Ashley hribar thrilled the audience with his special concert program in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Hanover, October 30, 2009. Carola Heider-Leporale. Today, I’m Ashley hribar already a second time to the interview in Hannover, this time after his concert tour through the 3 Australian cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. He is still a bit tired, the Jet-lag, but otherwise an acting absolutely overjoyed and good-looking man sitting across from me. Even a cappuccino and then we start the interview: C.H..-L.: Ashley, first of all thank you, that you in the short term have given this interview date me after your return from Australia. You look good, a success the tour seems to have been. Ashley H.: Oh, Yes, I’m still overwhelmed by the reactions of the audience for my concerts and I am particularly pleased that a lot of young people there were.

C.H..-L.: you told me that you have planned this tour itself and organized. There’s so much work there and in addition on the agenda were still CD and radio recordings. Respect of Ashley, there were in these 3 weeks a tight schedule. Ashley H.: but Australia is Yes absolutely, now my home and I got there, nor my family, many friends and acquaintances from my college days. Here I will mention only one, my piano teacher and mentor, Dr. Graham Williams, who studied with Messiaen in France at the time. Of all of these friends, I heard very strong support and would like to once again thank in this way at all. C.H..-L.: how many events were there and what songs were on the programme? Ashley H.: Overall there were girls school in Sydney 6 concerts in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, 2 seminars (Elder School of music, University of Adelaide and at the Sydney Conservatorium), as well as a masterclass at the Ascham.