"Clearly he is already among the most brilliant of pianists"
(Gramophone, Bryce Morrison)
Innovative programmes and an award-winning discography portray Joseph Moog's extensive repertoire and characterise his unique artistic personality. 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 2021/2022 season takes Joseph to major concert halls, festivals and ensembles, including the Opéra Garnier and the Théâtre La Scala in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London, the National Centre for the Arts in Taiwan, the Philharmonie Luxembourg and the Ruhr Piano Festival. The extensive collaboration with the Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris, as soloist in Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody, represents a special highlight. Autumn 2021 will see the release of two new albums comprising Schumann‘s Concert Etudes after Caprices by Paganini and Brahms' Paganini Variations as well as Reger’s piano concerto and Intermezzi op.45 on Onyx Classics.
Last season’s numerous concerts will be rescheduled for future seasons: Debuts with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, concerts with the Hallé Orchestra Manchester, the Beethovenorchester Bonn, as well as recitals in the Salle Philharmonique de Liège, at the Turner Sims Piano Series Southampton and the Harrogate International Festival.
The 2018/2019 season included several highlights, such as performing with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra conducted by Matthias Pintscher, returning to the Royal Albert Hall London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Rachmaninov's 2nd piano concerto, debuting with the New Japan Philharmonic with Brahms' 2nd piano concerto conducted by Lawrence Foster in the Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, appearing at 'Piano aux Jacobins' in Toulouse and at the Music Festival in Gdansk amongst others.
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, 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 and Artistic Director of the 'Konz Musik Festival' near Luxembourg where he now resides and is actively involved in the cultural preservation of his hometown Neustadt an der Weinstrasse as well as in his home state Rhineland Palatinate.