Biography

Over the last few years, German-Egyptian pianist Karim Shehata has appeared in various festivals and concert series, including the "Reger Forum" in Bremen (2011), the "Klavierprojekt Schubert" in Bayreuth (2011), the concert series for contemporary classical music "Realtime" (2013), the "Schwandorfer Klavierfrühling" (2016) and the international chamber music festival "Maiklänge" (2017).
In addition to his concerts as a soloist Karim Shehata also performs as a chamber music partner. With his brother Nabil he had a CD release in January 2017, "Works for Double Bass and Piano", GENUIN classics.
In April 2019 Karim Shehata releases his solo debut album "Prélude", GENUIN classics.
After his classical piano education at the Musikschule Verden he began studying piano at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater"
copyright Stephan Zwickirsch - karoshiphoto.com in Hannover under Martin Dörrie and Einar Steen-Nøkleberg. Following his degree at the conservatory, he had private studies in the master class of the international pianist Andrej Hoteev, a grand disciple of Heinrich Neuhaus. He concluded his studies with a postgraduate degree at the "Hochschule für Künste" in Bremen with Kurt Seibert and Hubert Rutkowski. Numerous master classes with, among others, Volker Banfield and David Wilde enriched his education.