Beatrice Stelzmuller is an Austrian-born pianist based in Paris, who is rapidly becoming an acquainted name in the classical music scene. Recent performances have included Orchestra concerts with the Busan Symphony Orchestra, the Pannonic Philharmonia, the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Klassika and the Styriarte Orchestra and as a soloist she has performed in many cities in Europe such as London, Cambridge, Brussels, Paris, Moscow and Vienna, in Asia in cities in Russia and Korea and in Madagascar and the Carribean.
Ms. Stelzmuller has travelled throughout Europe winning prizes at international competitions including first prize in the Takacs International Competition top prizes in Lagny-Sur-Marne and Blüthner in Vienna. As well as success in competitions, she has won several scholarships including London Philharmonic MMSF scholarship, the Marta Debelli Stiftung and Maschmann Scholarship and a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music in London.
She is also an active chamber musician, having toured with trios, quartets and duos with graduates and students from the Royal Academy of Music receiving coaching lessons from world famous chamber musicians Ian Brown and Michael Dussek. (for more info visit her Chamber Music Page)
Having a passion for adventure and travelling, Ms. Stelzmuller loves combining classical music with seeing the world. Apart from her international concert activity, this has brought her to play several classical concerts on a Fred.Olsen cruise through the Caribbean and South USA, to the Himalayas as a music course leader for children and a cultural exchange with local musicians and to Madagascar for performances and to give a masterclass
A native of Austria, the half Korean pianist started her studies on piano performance in Austria with Prof. Eugen Jakab and continued studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London at the age of 19 with William Fong and Christopher Elton, where she finished her Bachelor with Honours in Summer 2015. The same year she started her master studies at the Conservatoire de Paris with Denis Pascal where she graduated with a Master of Performing Arts in June 2017. Throughout her educational path, she has also been taught by great pianists and pedagogues such as Alfred Brendl, Sergei Babayan, Alexandr Satz, Pascal Devoyon, Joanna MacGregor, Kathy Stott, Yevgeny Sudbin and Stephen Hughes.
Next to her concert activity and recently finished studies, Beatrice is a piano teacher for the Conservatory of Massillon and the American Conservatory in Paris, having a dozen talented pupils whom she teaches with passion, preparing them for exams and organising concerts. She has recently given Masterclasses in Geneva, Weiz (Austria) and Antananarivo (Madagascar). Her enthusiasm for pedagogy is reflected in her Master dissertation in which she wrote a teaching method for piano lessons for children on the autistic spectrum.
Beatrice Stelzmuller’s engagements for 2017 include orchestra concerts in Austria and South Korea with the Graz Chamber Orchestra, chamber music concerts e.g. in St. Martin in the Fields, Charlton House, St.James Picadilly, for the City of Art Hull, in Paris, and a tour through Austria.