The German-French pianist Elena Fischer-Dieskau has been continuously praised by the press and audience for her intensely captivating stage presence and provokes high enthusiasm each time she performs.
Elena has performed at the world's most prominent concert halls and festivals (including Brahms Gesellschaft Schleswig-Holstein, Rio de Janeiro's Theatre Municipal, Cicade das Artes, Lisztomanias, Louvre Auditorium, Earthquake concert series, Spivakov Festival, Perth Concert Hall,...)
Her performance of Rachmaninov's piano concerto No. 2 with the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira was critically acclaimed and attended by the pianist Nelson Freire, who called her “a great revelation” in the Brazilian press.
The BBC recently featured her in an interview with live performances.
Elena Fischer-Dieskau was also chosen to appear on the big screen in french drama film “All is forgiven”. She plays the role of a pianist in the movie and performs works of Schumann and Beethoven on screen.
Ms. Fischer-Dieskau studied in the USA at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where she got invited to join the class of one of the most reknowned pianists and pedagogues in the world, Leon Fleisher.
She was the recipient of a full scholarship tuition and completed her graduate performance diploma under his guidance. Prior to that, she obtained her undergraduate degree while she was studying with Vladimir Krainev at the Hochschule f. Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover.
Elena was born in Berlin into a family of musicians and started playing the piano at the age of six. She attended a music specialist school as a child, after getting admitted at the Conservatoire in Paris.
She currently lives in Edinburgh and is on the faculty of St Mary's music school.