Florian Müller, piano

Florian Müller was born in Immenstadt, Germany. He studied 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.

He is a regular guest at international festivals in Europe and has also toured the USA, Canada, Japan, Argentina and Israel with the Klangforum Wien. Florian Müller played with the SWR Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the MDR Orchestra and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, among others. He worked with well-known conductors such as Emilio Pomàrico, Sylvain Cambreling, Hans Zender, Fabio Luisi, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Peter Eötvös. He took part in theater works with Jerome Bel, Alain Platel, Christoph Marthaler and Jewgenij Sepochin, among others.

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.