"Clearly he is already among the most brilliant of pianists"
(Gramophone, Bryce Morrison)
"The ease and authority of Moog’s playing puts one in mind of the great names of the past"
Innovative programmes and an award-winning discography portray Joseph Moog's extensive repertoire and characterise his unique artistic personality evoking the Golden Age of piano music. Passionate musicianship, multifaceted sound aesthetics and mesmerising virtuosity have been delighting audiences and press around the world for many years. Awarded the Gramophone Classical Music Award, two International Classical Music Awards and nominated for a Grammy, Joseph feels at home on the world's leading stages.
The 2022/2023 season takes Joseph to major concert halls, festivals and ensembles, including Konzerthaus Berlin, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Cologne Philharmonie and Wigmore Hall. Furthermore he will perform at the opening concert of the Klavier Festival Ruhr at Philharmonie Essen presenting Liszt’s orchestrated version of Schubert's Wanderer-Fantasie, as well as Piano Concerto N°2. His album containing Schumann's Paganini Etudes und Brahms' Paganini Variations was awarded the “Diapason d’Or” and received rave reviews as well as his new recording of Reger's monumental Piano Concerto and the Intermezzi op.45. Last season, his extensive collaboration with the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris as soloist in Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody, represented a special highlight.
Joseph gained his reputation as a soloist at concerts within the legendary Meesterpianisten series at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, at the Moscow International House of Music, at the New Ross Piano Festival in Ireland, the Fribourg International Concert Series, Istanbul Recitals and Eesti Kontsert Tallinn Piano Festival, Mariinsky Theatre Auditorium, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Münchner Gasteig, Liederhalle Stuttgart, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, De Doelen Rotterdam and at the Festival La Roque d'Anthéron. Joseph performed many times in the U.S.: At the Frick Collection in New York City, Gilmore International Piano Series, Portland Piano International, Washington Performing Arts Society, Vancouver Recital Society as well as at the Miami International Piano Festival. Over the course of his Asia tour in October 2016, Joseph Moog performed with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, as well as giving recitals in Seoul’s Kumho Arts Hall, Tokio’s Mushashino Hall and at the Singapore International Piano Festival.
Joseph's extensive concert repertoire has resulted in his collaboration with distinguished orchestras all over the world. He performed with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Netherlands Radio Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Prague Philharmonic, Poznan Philharmonic, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Dortmund and Bochum Philharmonic, German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Orchestre Lamoureux Paris.
The young musician enjoys working regularly with world renowned conductors Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Matthias Pintscher, Thomas Sondergaard, Andrey Boreyko, Michael Sanderling, Lawrence Foster, Michael Francis, Rumon Gamba, John Axelrod, Juanjo Mena, Ben Gernon, Gilbert Varga, Christoph Poppen, Pablo Gonzalez, Nicholas Milton, Ari Rasilainen, Markus Poschner, Marcus Bosch, Toshiyuko Kamioka, Fabrice Bollon, Patrick Lange, Othmar Maga and Philippe Entremont.
Son of two professional orchestral musicians, Joseph received the award of the 'Prix Groupe de Rothschild' and has been designated a Steinway Artist in 2009. He is a founding member of the 'Konz Musik Festival' near Luxembourg where he now resides and was appointed Cultural Ambassador of his hometown Neustadt an der Weinstrasse.