Lise de la Salle
Lise de la Salle is pursuing an impressive international career and is performing at the major concert halls of Europe, the United Stated and Asia. She plays recitals and is regularly invited by major orchestras and works with the conductors Fabio Luisi, Lorin Maazel, James Conlon, Osmo Vänskä, Philippe Herreweghe, Semyon Bychkov, Alexander Dimitriev, Lan Shui, James Gaffigan, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Lawrence Foster, Dennis Russel Davis and many others. She has also worked with Sir Charles Mackeras.
Her many festival appearances include e.g. the Ravinia Festival, La Folle Journée in Nantes and Tokyo, the Moritzburg Festival, Rheingau Music Festival, Weilburger Schlossfestspiele, Aspen Festival...
Lise de la Salle plays concerts in London (Wigmore Hall), New York, Moscow, St. Petersburg, in Berlin (Philharmonie), in the Lousianna Museum, in Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Paris, Munich, Boston, Montréal, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Moritzburg, Lucerne, Buenos Aires and others, as well as Orchestra concerts with the Vienna Symphony in New York, with Boston Symphony, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Lucerne Symphony orchestra, NDR Hamburg, Orchestre National de France, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh Orchestra, NHKSO, the Tschechische Philharmonie, London Philhamonia, St. Petersburg Symphony orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar, Chicago Symphony, Munich Philharmonic and many others.
She toured amongst others with Bamberger Symphoniker, Orquesta Nacional do Porto and she will tour with the Dresdner Kapellsolisten (Southamerica), Prague Philharmonia, Rotterdam Philharmonia.
A first disc dedicated to Ravel and Rachmaninov, unanimously acclaimed by critics, was the beginning of her cooperation with the record label Naïve Classique in 2002. 4 more CDs followed, all received several awards and great reviews.
Beginning of September 2011 her new CD was released in Germany, again with Naïve. This new CD, dedicated to Liszt was awarded the Diapason d’Or, the ARTE „CD of the month“ and the Grammophone „EDITORS CHOICE“. It received amongst others an outstanding review (“world class playing”) from International record reviews.
Born in 1988, she started to play the piano at the age of four and gave her first concert, broadcasted live by Radio France, when she was nine.
From 2003 until 2005 she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris – CNSM, where she enrolled the post-graduate cycle.
From 1997 until 2004 she has worked closely with Pascal Nemirowsky and she followed the advice of Geneviève Joy-Dutilleux for a long time. Between 1997 and 2004 Lise de la Salle won numerous competitions among them the first prize at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York which gave her the opportunity to make her debut in New York and Washington