The debut of pianist Babette Hierholzer with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra was followed by numerous performances lead by renowned Conductors Sir Colin Davis, Klaus Tennstedt & Semyon Bychkov.
Ms. Hierholzer gave her American debut with the Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra playing Liszt Concerto No. 1 and her Canadian debut with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra playing Beethoven Concerto No. 2. She has performed extensively both in recital, chamber music and as soloist with orchestra in most of the countries of Europe, as well as in the United States, South America and Africa.
Babette Hierholzer was born in Freiburg, Germany and studied with Elisabeth Dounias-Sindermann, Wolfgang Saschowa in Berlin, with Herbert Stessin in New York, with Paul Badura-Skoda in Essen and Vienna, with Maria Tipo in Florence and with Bruno Leonardo Gelber in Buenos Aires.
Her career includes recital appearances in Berlin’s Philharmonic Hall, the National Gallery of Art in D.C. and Weill Carnegie Hall. She recorded CDs with music by Scarlatti, Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Ries and played the Soundtrack & Double of Nastassja Kinski in Peter Schamoni’s Schumann movie ‘Spring Symphony’.
She Co-Founded Duo Lontano and performed Mozart’s Concerto for two pianos under Gustavo Dudamel. Babette is Artistic Director of the German Forum & the RCMS, Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society.