This week, pianist Louis Schwizgebel tours Switzerland with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, performing Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2. Four performances will take place at Tonhalle Zurich, Casino Bern, Victoria Hall Geneva and KKL Lucerne, on the 23-26 October under the baton of CBSO music director Kazuki Yamada. For more information, and to purchase tickets, please click here.

Schwizgebel’s 2023/24 season includes his debut with the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Mozart’s  K414 with the Tonkünstler Orchestra at Vienna Musikverein. Schwizgebel returns to the Tannay Festival (Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 with Cameristi della Scala), Engadin Festival, Belgrade Philharmonic (Gershwin: Piano Concerto), Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim (Mozart: K414), Dortmunder Philharmoniker (Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4) and Royal Bangkok Symphony (Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2), as well as recitals in Europe and Asia.

London based pianist Louis Schwizgebel was born in Geneva. He studied in Lausanne, Berlin, New York and London. He won the Geneva Music Competition, was awarded 2nd prize at the Leeds Piano Competition and became a BBC New Generation Artist.

Photo credit: Marco Borrgreve