Christian Wilm Müller

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Pianist Christian Wilm Müller studied with Volkmar Lehmann (Weimar) and Oleg Maisenberg (Vienna/Stuttgart). Other important musical influences for him Christian Wilm Müllerare Detlef Kraus (Germany), Menahem Pressler (USA) and Ferenc Rados (Hungary).
He has been awarded prizes and grants both as soloist and chamber musician - Usti nad Labem, Deutscher Musikwettbewerb), Allianz-Prize from the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommen, The German Academic Scholarship Foundation, Cité Internationale des Arts Paris Grant, to name a few.

His career as a soloist, Lied accompanist and chamber musician - numerous times as pianist of the Liszt-Trio Weimar - have led him to perform in over 25 countries; Europe, Australia, Iran, Japan and South Korea.

Christian Wilm Müller by Guido WernerHe has performed with the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin, the Dresdner Philharmonic, the Badischen Staatskapelle Karlsruhe, the Schleswig-Holstein-Sinfonieorchester, the Orchestras from Gotha/Suhl, Meiningen und Thessaloniki (Greece), at festivals such as the Festspielen Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the Kitakyushu International Music Festival (Japan), the Rheingau-Festival, Oleg-Kagan-Festspiele, Beethoven-Fest Sutri (Italy) and Kunstfest Weimar.

Christian Wilm Müller has given recitals with members of the Komische Oper Berlin, the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo and the Vienna Philharmonic.
Concert recordings and productions by radio and TV (NDR, MDR, Bartók-Radio Budapest, DW, 3Sat, NHK Japan) as well as various CD productions of him are available. The second CD (2006) produced by æon (Paris) of the Liszt-Trio Weimar, with the Piano Trios of Mauricio Kagel and Alfred Schnittke, has been awarded the Coup de Coeur prize from the Académie Charles Cros.

In 2012, he recorded a Solo-CD of Brahms' late piano works op.116 to op.119 with Spektral.



Christian Wilm Müller


Pianist Christian Wilm Müller teaches piano and piano chamber music at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar. Honoured with a titular professorship in 2007, he was appointed Professor of Piano in 2024.

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He teaches aspiring young pianists at the university's centre for gifted students, the Schloss Belvedere Music High School, as well as students at the Weimar University of Music in the Bachelor's, Master's and concert exam programmes.

Students and pupils in his class have received numerous awards at national and international competitions over the years:

♦ 3rd Prize Aarhus International Piano Competition 2023;

♦ 1st prize International Piano Competition "A. Scriabin" Crosseto (Italy) 2022;

♦ 3rd Prize International Piano Competition C.M.v.Weber Dresden 2021;

♦ 1st Prize and Grand Prix at the International Mozart Competition Berlin 2019;

♦ 1st prize in the Piano Performance category at the Città di San Donà di Piave Competition (Italy) 2019;

♦ Silver Medal in the category Piano Virtuoso at the International Music Competition in Berlin 2019;

♦ 1st prize at the Darko Lukic Competition in Croatia 2018;

♦ 1st prize in category IV at the International Piano Competition Wiesbaden 2018;

♦ 1st prize and overall prize at the Bach Competition Köthen 2015;

♦ further prizes and diplomas at the International Bach Competition Würzburg, International Liszt Competition Wroclaw, International Grotrian-Steinweg Competition, International Hans von Bülow Competition, International Music Competition Euterpe (Italy);

♦ Numerous first prizes with top scores in the categories piano solo and piano chamber music at national competitions "Jugend musiziert" and the follow-up competition WESPE since the early 2000s;

♦ Various scholarships: Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Yehudin Menuhin Live-Music-Now, Deutschland-Stipendien der HfM Weimar, Charlotte-Krupp-Stipendium, Graduiertenstipendium des Landes Thüringen etc.

Christian Wilm Müller also teaches at the Euro Arts Academy and has given courses in piano and piano chamber music in Europe, the USA, Japan, South Korea and Australia.
He is artistic director and jury chairman of the International Hans-von-Bülow Piano Competition as well as a juror for other national and international piano competitions.



24. - 28. März 2024

Instrumentalkurse Frühjahrscamp mit dem Liszt-Trio Weimar | zur Veranstaltung der Landesmusikakademie-Sondershausen

12 - 15. August 2024

2024 Cambridge International Music Festival

 16. - 22. August 2024

Piano Masterclass EURO ARTS ACADEMY, Szczecin, Poland |

  23. - 27. August 2024

International festival for amateur pianists |

 06. - 13. Oktober 2024

Master classes at Sydney University - Conservatory of Music

 14. - 17. November 2024

Meininger Studientage |



Christian Wilm Müller

CD / Audio / Video

Johannes Brahms: The Final Piano Pieces op. 116-119, published in 2012 by Spektral 














 >>> listen (youtube): Fantasy op. 116 Nr. 1, Capriccio. Presto energico














 >>> listen (youtube): piano pieces op. 118 Nr. 2, Intermezzo. Andante














>>> listen (youtube): piano pieces op. 118 Nr. 3, Ballade. Allegro energico  

Mauricio Kagel / Alfred Schnittke: Piano Trios by Liszt-Trio-Weimar, published in 2006 by aeon














 >>> listen (youtube): Mauricio Kagel, Piano Trio No 2














 >>> listen (youtube): Mauricio Kagel, Piano Trio No 1, 1. Movement














 >>> listen (youtube): Mauricio Kagel, Piano Trio No 1, 2. Movement

Piano trios by Frank Martin, Franz Liszt and Johannes Brahms with Liszt-Trio-Weimar, published in 1995














































 >>> listen: Johannes Brahms: Scherzo from piano trio in C-Minor, op. 87 >>> 


Paul Gerhard musical version with Thomanerchor Leipzig, published in 2007 by Rondeau














































On Midnight: art songs and alemannic folksongs, published in 1997 by Tritonus
















































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German Liszt Society   |  International Hans von Bülow Piano Competition  |  Euro Arts Academy | University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar