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Ralf Nattkemper

German born pianist Ralf Nattkemper studied in Düsseldorf and Hamburg (Germany) as well as in Lausanne (Switzerland). His teachers include the Russian-Brazilian pianist Yara Bernette, the Italian-Argentinian pianist Fausto Zadra as well as the famous Wilhelm Kempff. Therefore he combines South American piano playing with the best of the German tradition of music. 

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Ralf Nattkemper

Ralf Nattkemper is a jury member of several international piano competitions and presents master classes in cities like Brussels, Venice, Paris, Rotterdam, Lausanne, Madrid, Sofia and Lisbon. He has been teaching as Professor of Piano at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg (Germany) since 1985.

Ralf Nattkemper is part of the PIANALE Team since 2008. He was teaching from 2008 until 2013.

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