Trinity Laban graduate and pianist Johannes Mnich has been offered a prestigious role as a Cultural Manager and Concert Adviser in the Cultural Department of BASF.
Johannes' role will include overseeing, negotiating and managing concert series with world-renowned artists such as Mitsuko Uchida, Murray Perahia, Elizabeth Leonskaja, Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollins. He will also be involved in the organisation of a "Young Pianist" series to promote emerging talents from all over the world, and will use social media to engage younger audiences.
Johannes expressed his excitement about his career move:
"I am so thankful for everything Trinity Laban has done for me over the past few years. I will be sad to leave London, my friends and so many good memories behind, but Trinity Laban and London will always represent a major and most important step of my life."
BASF has been supporting art and culture for ninety years. The aim of BASF's culture promotion efforts is to make a lasting contribution to the development of society and the attractiveness of the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region. In its home town of Ludwigshafen, BASF presents internationally renowned artists and promising young musical talents. Comprising some sixty events per year in the areas of classical, jazz and rock/pop, the BASF concert program is one of the most diverse and interesting music programs in the region.