Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam divides his interpretive energies equally between your fortepiano and the traditional concert grand. Blessed in Amsterdam, Brautigam initial examined with Dutch pianist Jan Wijn and afterwards studies had taken him towards the U.K. also to America, where he had taken classes with Rudolf Serkin. Brautigam initial found prominence in 1984 when he was honored holland Music Prize, the best distinction holland bestows on music artists. Brautigam first documented for British Decca in the 1980s, but his documenting career really got underway when he started doing work for the Swedish label BIS in 1995. In 1996 he documented the entire routine of Mozart piano sonatas on fortepiano, and since that time Brautigam has documented the concertos of Mendelssohn, the single piano music and concertos of Franz Josef Haydn, and the entire key pad music of Joseph Martin Kraus. He often collaborates with Melvyn Tan in four-hand fortepiano functions, and among the chamber music artists Brautigam performs with are Isabelle truck Keulen, Nobuko Imai, and Sharon Bezaly. Brautigam provides appeared using the main orchestras of European countries. Although he mostly concertizes in his indigenous Holland and in France, Brautigam also makes periodic appearances in america. On Feb 1, 2005, Brautigam offered the globe premiere in Rotterdam of the Adagio from a dropped concerto for piano and orchestra made up by Ludwig vehicle Beethoven in 1789.