Klaus Sticken is a versatile and distinctive pianist.
He performs in such venues as the Tonhalle Zurich, the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow, the Philharmonie in Kiew, the Megaron in Athens, the Konzerthaus in Berlin and the Musikhalle in Hamburg. He played concerts with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre Lausanne, the Ukraine StateOrchestra and the Berlin Symphonic and Moscow Symphonic Orchestras. He undertakes concert tours throughout Europe and in the Far East.
His creative engagement with piano music is well displayed in the theme-based recitals for various radio stations, the Deutschlandradio, SRW, Mitteldeutsche and Hessische Rundfunk and others. Recordings for the CD label Thorofon and many radio productions of seldom heard masterpieces by Clementi, Reubke, Strauss, etc. Through his teachers Vladimir Krainev, Vitaly Margulis, Gyorgy Sebok and Alfred Brendel Klaus Sticken has become familiar with very varied approaches to music. Besides his concert activity he directs a piano class at the Konservatorium Wien University.