26 year old pianist Alexander Krichel began playing the piano at the age of six. he has studied both in Germany and at the Royal College of Music in London. In 2013 he was named ECHO Klassik “Newcomer of the Year”.
His third album with SONY features works by Rachmaninov and was released earlier this year. It is a collaboration with Dresden Philharmonic and Michael Sanderling and has proved to be one of the most popular classical albums of the year.