Born in Bonn in 1990, he began playing the piano at the age of four.
The outstanding talent of the young pianist was soon recognized and was confirmed in numerous first prizes at the Youth Music Competition, which was followed shortly afterwards by other awards such as the Ibach Prize, the special prize of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben and the Jürgen Ponto Foundation.
Fabian Müller began his studies at the Musikhochschule Cologne with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich at the age of fifteen. After winning 1st prizes at competitions such as the Prix amadéo de piano in Aachen, he won the international prize in 2013 as a prize winner of the Ferrucio Busoni Competition, when he received the International Press Prize, a special prize for the best interpretation of a work by Ferruccio Busoni as well as the special prize for ” The interpretation of contemporary piano music. Since then, Solorezitals have performed at many renowned festivals such as the Musikwoche Hitzacker, the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Music Festival, the Schwetzinger Festival, the Heiderger Spring and the Aldeburgh Festival in England. Concerts took him to the Philharmonie Cologne, the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Glocke Bremen and the Herkulessaal in Munich. He gave his debut with the Deutsche Streicher-Philharmonie under Michael Sanderling and played with the hr symphony orchestra, the WDR Symphony Orchestra, the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn and others.
His debut CD “Out of Doors” received enthusiastic reviews from the press and was celebrated as the “first station of a great career” (Radio Bremen) and “a model of good taste” (Guardian).
As a chamber musician, Fabian Müller is also often to be seen, such as appearances with Daniel Müller-Schott, Julian Bliss, Maximilian Hornung and Marc Gruber. In 2017 Fabian Müller also founded the chamber music series “Bonner Zwischentöne”, in which he will perform together with musicians such as Tianwa Yang, the Vision String Quartet and the Aris Quartet.
In addition to regular concert activities, Fabian Müller also works in the field of music distribution and child and youth work. As a festival pianist at the Ruhr Music Festival, he works every year with more than 300 children who deal creatively with modern music. This project was awarded the Young Ear Award in 2014 and an echo in 2016. In addition, he often gives moderation concerts, in which he brings the music closer to the audience in an interesting and vivid way. In 2015, he received the first prize at the Frankfurt Competition Sound and Declaration of the Culture Circle of the German Economy.
The highlights of the next season are tours to China, India and Belgium as well as concerts at festivals such as the cultural heritage of Schliersee, Beethovenfest Bonn, Mozartfest Augsburg and others.
(Photo: Bonsels / Rommerskirchen)