• 1975 Dresden
    February 1975: First media appearance in the “Neues Deutschland” newspaper. Wearing the Jungpionier uniform in front of a portrait of Lenin at Kulturpalast Dresden.
  • 1976 Zwickau
    May 1976: Performing Schumann in Zwickau
  • 1978 Oschatz
    May 1978: With teacher Brigitte Schmieder in Oschatz
  • 1980 Usti
    November 1980: 1st Prize at the Piano Competition “Virtuosi per musica di pianoforte” in Ústí nad Labem, former Czechoslovakia
  • 1981 Dresden
    January 1981: Rehearsal for orchestra debut with the Jugendsinfonieorchester Dresden and conductor Klaus-Dieter Stephan at the Kongreßsaal Dresden, performing the 1st Movement of Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D
  • 1982 Leipzig
    October 1982: Performing at the Gewandhaus Leipzig
  • 1985 Dresden
    June 1985: With teacher Christa Holzweißig rehearsing Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto in G minor at the Kongreßsaal Dresden
  • 1988 Luzern
    September 1988: With Mentor Malcolm Frager in Lucerne, Switzerland
  • 1990 London
    November 1990: Featuring in “The Times” together with teacher James Gibb and former Head of State of Lithuania Vytautas Landsbergis at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama London