"Jakob's encyclopedian knowledge of repertoire and style, his energy and commitment, and the inspiring quality of his artistry and pianism make his visits a highlight of our calendar."
Professor John Thwaites, Head of Keyboard,
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Frederic Chopin Etude
in C minor, Op. 25 No. 12
Max Reger Clarinet Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 49, No. 2, II.
with Janet Hilton
Jakob Fichert’s recitals include great works from the canon as well as hidden gems, often neglected in concert programmes. His solo repertoire ranges from renaissance to contemporary; he premiered numerous works – many dedicated to him.
'Pianist Jakob Fichert ... plays with expressivity, and passion where called for, and makes the lighter pieces sparkle.’ Fanfare Magazin
Jakob has given numerous piano masterclasses at various institutions in the UK and abroad. Jakob holds the position of Principal Lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire and teaches at the Universities of York, Leeds and Hull. He is ABRSM examiner.
Jakob completed a PhD, The Piano Works of Adolf Busch – Aspects of Style and Pianism, at University of York in 2023. He has worked as an editor for Breitkopf & Härtel since 2018 and looked after two of their new publications. Jakob is also collaborating with the the Karlsruhe-based Busch Kollegium and its founder clarinettist Bettina Beigelbeck.
Events: Recent & Upcoming
50th Birthday Concert
Sir Jack Lyons Concer Hall, York; more details available soon