Lise de la Salle

A career of already over 15 years, award-winning Naïve recordings, international concert appearances – French pianist Lise de la Salle has established herself as one of today’s exciting young artists.

She performs in the world’s most esteemed concert halls – Vienna Musikverein, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berlin Philharmonie, Wigmore Hall, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and festivals – Kissinger Sommer, La Roque d’Anthéron, Chicago Symphony recital series, Aspen and Ravinia Festivals… In 2014 she becomes the first Artist-in-Residence of the Zurich Opera and performs in New York in the Great Performers Series at Lincoln Center with Vienna Symphony.

Lise de la Salle has played with many leading orchestras: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, Orchestre National de France, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rotterdam Philharmonic, St Petersburg Philharmonic and Tokyo Metropolitan, and collaborated with conductors such as James Conlon, Antonio Pappano, Karina Kanellakis, Marek Janowski and Dennis Russell Davies.

She also takes pleasure in educational outreach and conducts master classes in many of the cities in which she performs.

Among her critically acclaimed CDs features an all-Chopin disc with a live recording of the Piano Concerto 2, Op. 21 with Fabio Luisi conducting Staatskapelle Dresden. In 2011, Naïve issued her sixth recording, released in celebration of Liszt’s Bicentennial. The album received Diapason Magazine’s Diapason d’Or and Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice. Her two latest recordings are released in 2018: Bach Unlimited – a Bach-focused album including the Italian Concerto, Liszt’s Fantasy & Fugue on the Theme B.A.C.H. and the Bach/Busoni Chaconne, and Paris-Moscow – recorded with French cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca.