Florian Müller, piano

Florian Müller was born in Immenstadt, Germany. He studied the piano and composition in Munich and Vienna.

He is one of the central interpreters of contemporary music in Austria and has appeared as a soloist at important festivals such as Wien Modern and the Salzburg Festival.

As a member of Klangforum Wien he is also a regular guest at international festivals in Europe and has toured extensively in the USA, Canada, Japan, Argentine and Israel. He has performed with the SWR Orchestra, the Wiener Symphoniker, the MDR Orchestra and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and has worked with renowned conductors such as Emilio Pomàrico, Sylvain Cambreling, Hans Zender, Fabio Luisi, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Peter Eötvös. He participated in theatre productions directed by Jerome Bel, Alain Platel, Christoph Marthaler and Jewgenij Sepochin.

Florian Müller has taught master classes at the Venice Biennale and the ISA Vienna-Prague-Budapest and is a professor of Performance Practice in Contemporary Music at the University of Music, Graz.

His CD recordings include Beat Furrer’s Nuun, Clemens Gadenstätter’s comic sense and Friedrich Cerha’s relazioni fragili.

Florian Müller became a member of Klangforum Wien in 1993.