Jan Satler • Pianist
Jan Satler (1997) is a slovene pianist. In January 2023, Jan passed his final artistic master's examination in the field of piano and contemporary music at the mdw - University of music and performing Arts Vienna with unanimous distinction. In the academic year 2021/22, he was a recipient of the SYLFF (The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund) scholarship, which is awarded by the Tokyo Foundation to "outstanding students from selected universities worldwide". He has given numerous concerts in diverse Austrian venues such as the Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, ORF RadioKulturhaus, Arnold Schönberg Center, Alte Schmiede, Parlament in der Hofburg, Porgy&Bess, REAKTOR, Brucknerhaus Linz and Konzerthaus Klagenfurt, as well as in Germany, Slovenia, Italy, Lithuania and the UK. As a specialist in contemporary music, he has played numerous premieres (pieces by Friedrich Cerha, Karlheinz Essl, Thomas Wally, Nava Hemyari, Dora Cojocaru, Mayako Kubo, Edu Haubensak and others) and has played with leading Austrian ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, PHACE, Platypus Ensemble and Ensemble Wiener Collage. He has made numerous recordings for the ORF and played at various festivals (for new music), including Wien Modern, Wiener Festwochen, Grafenegg, Klangspuren Schwaz, Imago Dei Festival, 4020 Festival, Festival brücken and others.
Since July 2023 Jan is a member of the Platypus Ensemble for contemporary music.