was born in Essen/Germany in 1959. He studied in Essen, Salzburg, Vienna and London, where Alfred Brendel was hi most important teacher for several years.
Tanski won a lot of prizes and distinctions at international competitions and played as a soloist as well as a chamber musician at important festivals. He played throughout Europe and also in USA, South America, Japan and South-East Asia.
Tanski recorded some 20 CD’s for the German label MDG. His recordings where honourned with a lot of international prizes, among them “CD of the Year” for US magazine Fanfare, „Editor’s Choice“ of Gramophone, five times the “Prize of German Record Critics” and an “Echo-Klassik-Prize” 1997 in the divisision chamber music.
Claudius Tanski is Professor at the University “Mozarteum” in Salzburg.