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Gottlieb Wallisch



Gottlieb Wallisch is one of the fastest rising representatives of the younger generation of Austrian artists; Virtuosity and sovereign individuality are the hallmarks of his playing.
Born to a Viennese family of musicians, Gottlieb Wallisch was admitted to the Vienna
University for Music and Performing Arts at the age of six years, and later graduated with distinction
from the class of Heinz Medjimorec. He has participated in master classes given by Oleg Maisenberg
and Dmitrij Bashkirov, and studied with Pascal Devoyon in Berlin and with Jacques Rouvier in Paris.
Gottlieb Wallisch is a prize winner of several international piano competitions, amongst which is the
1st Prize and the „Grand Prix Ivo Pogorelich“ at The Stravinsky Awards (USA). He was also a finalist
both at the 1999 Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels and at the XXI. Concours Clara Haskil in
Vevey in 2005.

Gottlieb Wallisch has performed with leading orchestras including the Wiener Philharmoniker,
the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, the Sinfonia Varsovia,
the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Salzburg, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra,
the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and the Zagreb
Philharmonic Orchestra, under conductors like Giuseppe Sinopoli, Dennis Russell Davies, Lord
Yehudi Menuhin, Louis Langrée, Sir Neville Marriner, Christopher Hogwood, Philippe Entremont,
Kirill Petrenko, Lawrence Foster and Walter Weller. Numerous concert tours have taken him to the
USA (Carnegie Hall, Washington DC, Krannert Center West Palm Beach), Great Britain (Wigmore
Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall), Japan, Hong Kong, South America, the Middle East, Africa, and many
European countries, including Spain, Germany and Switzerland.

In the season of 2001/02 he participated in the international cycle "Rising Stars", and gave solo
recitals in the largest European capitals as well as in the USA (Musikverein Vienna, Konserthus
Stockholm, Societé Philharmonique in Brussels, the Athens Concert Hall, Wigmore Hall, London and
the Carnegie Hall, New York).

He has made appearances at renowned festivals and concert halls, for example the Lucerne
Festival, Klavierfestival Ruhr, Beethovenfest Bonn, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Tonhalle Zürich,
Festival de Wallonie, Singapore Arts Festival. In the summer of 2002, Gottlieb Wallisch gave his
much-acclaimed debut at the Salzburg Festival. Recent seasons have seen him performing at the
Musikhalle Hamburg, the Kölner Philharmonie, “De Doelen” Rotterdam, the Budapest Spring
Festival, the December Nights in Moscow and his China-debut with the Camerata Salzburg in Beijing
and Guangzhou. In the Mozart anniversary year 2006 and the Haydn anniversary year 2009 he gave a
cycle of concerts in the Musikverein Vienna dedicated to the works of these composers.

As a respected artist of the Viennese piano tradition he has recently signed to the British
recording company LINN records. After his debut CD with this label, “Mozart in Vienna”, a new
Mozart-album will be released in mid-2012.

Gottlieb Wallisch is founder and artistic co-director of the "Austro-Armenian Music Festival",
held annually in Yerevan. In 2010 he was appointed professor for piano at the Haute École de
Musique de Gèneve.



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