Angela Metzger, born in Germany, has studied church music and organ at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Prof. Edgar Krapp and Prof. Bernhard Haas where she passed all her diplomas and completed the master’s degree and the Artist Diploma with highest grades. Furthermore, she received a scholarship from the Cusanuswerk and the Germany Scholarship “Deutschlandstipendium” and was also accepted into Yehudi Menuhin’s “Live Music Now” foundation.
She is laureate of the international organ competitions in Bad Homburg, Wiesbaden, Wuppertal, Saint-Maurice, Tokyo-Musashino and the ARD International Music Competition. In 2015, she was awarded the Bayernwerk Cultural Award for exceptional achievements in music, recently she received the “Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis” (Bavarian state award for the advancement of arts.)
During the winter semester 2017/18, she taught as a substitute for Prof. Bernhard Haas at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich.
Angela Metzger has been invited to perform at the Organ Festivals in Bad Homburg, Toulouse and Turin, at “orgel-mixturen” in Cologne and at the Varaždin Baroque Evenings (Croatia). She is working constantly with composers of our time (p.ex. Moritz Eggert, Mark Andre, Dominik Susteck) and has given concerts throughout Europe, in Egypt, in Israel and at the Essen Philharmonic Hall, the Musashino Civic Cultural Hall Tokyo, at the Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman) and with the Gürzenich Orchestra in the Kölner Philharmonie.
CD recordings have been released on the labels rondeau Leipzig and Solo Musica Munich; a new CD with solo works on the organs for contemporary music in the “Kunst-Station St. Peter” in Cologne will be released in autumn.