May 17th sees Erik Satie's 150th anniversary and ECHO-Klassik Award winning pianist Olga Scheps presents the only new studio recording of his most beautiful piano solo works for the Satie celebrations 2016. Erik Satie is among the most popular composers worldwide, his most famous piano pieces such as „Gymnopédie No. 1” or “Je te veux” are instantly recognisable, having be used constantly in motion picture soundtracks and TV ads. As a special Bonus Olga Scheps recorded “Gentle Threat” by Chilly Gonzales, whom she frequently works together with on stage. Olga Scheps was born in Moscow in 1986, the daughter of two pianists, and discovered the instrument for herself at the age of four. She began studying the piano more intensively after her family moved to Germany in 1992. At an early age she had already developed her own unique style of keyboard playing, which combines intense emotiveness and powerful expressivity with extraordinary pianistic technique.
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Just fine with atmospheric classical melodies that pass the dull everyday life and a good mood make feel! This double-Album, with Top-performers such as Joshua Bell, Yo-Yo Ma, Sol Gabetta, Martin Stadtfeld, Olga Scheps, the Klazz Brothers and carefully selected titles provides a good atmosphere and light-hearted moments.
The new Kuschelklassik combines some of the most famous classical musicians such as Lang Lang, Sol Gabetta, Martin Stadtfeld, Jonas Kaufmann with new stars of the classic like Il Divo, the Piano Guys and many others. They all play soulful classical music by great composers such as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Erik Satie for cuddling and dreaming. The new Kuschelklassik 19 is music for the classic moments!