Frederic Bager | GBR | *1991
Born in London, Frederic Bager grew up in Switzerland. He began playing the piano at an early age, first studying privately, then at the Lausanne and Geneva conservatories. In 2007 he was awarded a scholarship to Wells Cathedral School, England. After graduating from the Royal College of Music with a First Class Bachelor of Music he studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, receiving a Masters degree with Distinction in 2018.
Frederic Bager is a beneficiary of the Migros Kulturprozent artists promotion programme, which supports his musical studies as well as his concerts in Switzerland. He enjoys combining his passions for music and travel. He has toured India and also appeared on television in Bangladesh. In Spring 2019 he played Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Swiss Philharmonic Academy on tour. His album Dawnsong (2019) features works by Robert and Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Alban Berg.
Aside from his main vocation as soloist, Frederic Bager performs as chamber musician and accompanist. In 2016 he accompanied Dame Felicity Lott. He has formed successful duos with emerging artists such as flautist Jaymee Coonjobeeharry who is a Young Artist at DAVOS FESTIVAL too.
Frederic Bager has been invited to DAVOS FESTIVAL since 2018 and will again perform in this year’s programme.
Foto © Céline Michel
Stand: Januar 2020