Frederic Bager has appeared as a soloist across Europe, performing at venues such as the Great Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie, the Cologne Philharmonie, St John’s Smith Square and St James’ Piccadily London, Salle Métropole and Salle Paderewski Lausanne, Victoria Hall Geneva, Salle del Castillo Vevey, French Church Berne, St Peter’s Church Zurich. He has appeared at festivals such as Davos Festival (2018, 2019 and 2020) and Geneva Puplinge Classique.
Frederic Bager studied with Andrew Ball at the Royal College of Music and with Ian Fountain at the Royal Academy of Music. He was a scholar and prizewinner at both institutions. At the Royal Academy of Music, he was awarded a DipRAM for an outstanding final recital and held the Hodgson Fellowship.
Aside from his vocation as soloist, he regularly performs as chamber musician and accompanist, studying the Lieder repertoire with the celebrated pianist Roger Vignoles. He gives regular recitals with his brother Jeremy Bager (bassoon).
Frederic Bager grew up in Switzerland and began playing the piano at an early age, studying at the Lausanne and Geneva conservatories. He subsequently studied at Wells Cathedral School (UK), and during that time toured China and Hong Kong as soloist. He was Keyboard Finalist in the BBC Young Musician 2010 competition.
He enjoys combining his passions for music and travel. He has toured India, and appeared on television in Bangladesh.
Frederic Bager’s album, Dawnsong, recorded with Sheva, features works by Robert and Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and Alban Berg. Available to stream or download on Spotify, Tidal, Apple Music, Amazon and other major platforms.
He has received the generous support of Pour-cent Culturel Migros.