Monday, 3.08.2020, 8 pm Kreuzkirche
Tilman Hoppstock (*1961) has been highly acclaimed in the classical guitar scene for about three decades. As a concert soloist, recitalist and teacher of masterclasses he was invited to places like Paris, Amsterdam, London, Athens, Jerusalem, Ankara, Kiev, Casablanca, San Francisco, New York, Toronto, Tokyo, Mexico-City und Singapore. Invitations to international music festivals in Europe and overseas, as well as to the London Royal Academy, the Manhattan School of Music (New York) and the University of South California (Los Angeles), have been further highlights of his multifaceted career. 2003 – 2005 he was invited to teach as a guest professor at the Music University in Piteå (Sweden). In addition to his live performances, the artist has recorded more than a 25 CDs which have been received enthusiastically by the press.
In addition to his performing career, Tilman Hoppstock has gained recognition as a publisher of over 80 music editions for children (“chambermusic”) and advanced guitar students, and of arrangements of baroque works for solo guitar. 2010 and 2013 he published two critically acclaimed books about “Bach’s Lute Works from the Guitarist’s Perspective“ (Vol. 1, Suites BWV 995 & 996 and Vol. 2, BWV 998-1000, both at PRIM-Musikverlag).
Besides his career as a recitalist, Mr. Hoppstock teaches international guitar classes in the Academy of Music at Darmstadt (Germany). In 2013 Tilman Hoppstock has received the ”Darmstadt Music Award 2013” for his livework as guitarist, teacher, musicologist and publisher.