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     Michael Andreas Haeringer was born to German parents on September 26, 2001 in Barcelona, Spain. Michael has been a great music enthusiast from early childhood.

     When he was four years old he began attending music classes at the Escola Luthier d'Arts Musicals, and in 2007 he started taking piano lessons with the Russian pianist Gennady Dzubenko, with whom he continues up to now. Michael has also been taking piano, composition and voice classes at the Conservatori Municipal de Música de Barcelona since October 2010 where he studies under pianist Carme Poch among others. Additionally, he has been taking singing lessons with Ángels Miró and attending a monthly master class given by Marta Zabalta since October 2011.

     Michael Andreas gave his first public performance in 2008 at St. Gaieta Church in Barcelona. The great success of this recital opened the doors to important concert halls in Spain. He participated in the International Music Festival in Camprodon, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Isaac Albeniz. He has performed at Instituto de Estudios Norte-Americano, Sagrada Familia, Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatre Principal in Sabadell. He has performed in major cities like Madrid, Malaga, Mallorca (Spain), Toulouse (France), Munich (Germany), Salzburg (Austria), Lucerne (Switzerland) and others.

     In November 2010 he made his debut as a soloist with the Orchestra "Gnessin Virtuosi" of Moscow, performing Haydn concerto D major for Piano and Orchestra, conducted by Mikhail Khokhlov. In 2011 Michael Andreas interpreted the Haydn concerto with Filarmonica de Malaga, conducted by Edmond Colomer. After his great concert in Malaga, he was invited to play this concerto in Toulouse, France. In March 2012, he performed Beethoven's concerto no.1 for Piano and Orchestra with Ensemble Orchestral Conjunt XXI in Vilafranca.

     A significant event in Michael's music career was his performance of Mozart's concerto no.12 for Piano and Orchestra in "Grosser Saal" KKL Lucerne (Switzerland), one of the most prestigious concert halls worldwide for
classical music, conducted by Howard Griffiths, in July 2013. In April and May 2014 Michael went on a tour across Catalonia performing Mozart concert N° 12 with Gio orchestra. He wrote for the first time a musical piece for piano and orchestra and performed it with great success during this tour. In april 2016 he had his first debut in Palau de la Música in Barcelona, performing Piano concerto nº 5 "Emperor" by Beethoven. For the first time, at the age of 13, he was performing in National Conservatorio de Musica, Mexico, Piano concerto nº 5 "Emperor" by Beethoven. In 2015 he played his own transcription of "El Manisero" with orchestra of Erwin Schrod in Bayerische Staatsoper and in 2016 in the Grand Hall Wiener Konzerthaus. In 2018 he played a concert in Munich in Commemoration of 100 years of the composer and pianist Sophie Menter and was invited to play 2 concerts in Brazil, one of these at the Pianissimo Festival Joinville, Brazil.


     During 2008 and 2010, Michael Andreas won seven first prizes and has been a finalist in several national and international piano competitions. In 2010, at only 8 years old, he was the first prize winner at the international competition Juventuts Musicals in Vilafranca and a second prize winner at the international piano competition Ricard Viñes in Lleida in the under 18 age category. In 2012 he received the first prize in the Spanish version of the American TV show America's Got Talent, and in 2013 he received another first prize award from the TV program 'Los Increíbles' - "The Incredibles" of Antena 3 local broadcast channel.

     Michael Andreas has also been featured in TV programs, newspaper articles, magazine interviews and radio performances broadcast and distributed worldwide.

     In June 2014 he won the first prize of the music competition in Braunschweig, Jugendmusiziert Bundeswettbewerb. He also won the special prize; Europa prize!! and the first prize of piano competition of the Conservatory of Barcelona and receiving the honorary prize on June 27. Michael managed to finish the six year Conservatory course in only four years. 2016 he received the "Young Virtuoso Award" at the Manhattan Music Competition. In 2018 Michael was the finalist of Got Talent Spain, with his own compositions of soundtracks. Michael has won the Silver Medal at the Berliner International Music Competition 2018, being the youngest pianist of this edition.



(Updated on October 17, 2018)