- Instrument: Piano
Fellow of the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada, pianist Élisabeth Pion (b.1996) is currently pursuing the Artist Masters – Performance degree at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, with Professor Ronan O’Hora, as a full scholarship recipient of this institution. She holds a Bachelor degree as well as an Artist Diploma from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, where she studied with Suzanne Goyette and André Laplante, and graduated at the unanimity of the jury with the highest mention, “Grande Distinction”. Élisabeth has notably won the 1st prize of the Thousand Islands International Piano Competition, the Banque Nationale Award at the Prix d’Europe, the 1st Prize of the Shean Piano Competition and the Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize.
She has notably worked in masterclasses with Till Fellner, Benedetto Lupo, Nikolai Lugansky, Stephen Hough, Boris Berman, Bernd Goetske, Akiko Ebi, Christian Blackshaw and Robert Levin.
Elisabeth was named in the 2018 CBC Palmares 30 Hot Canadian Musicians under 30 and was also among the musicians chosen by La Scena Musicale Magazine to figure in their 15 Risings Stars Palmares of the 2018 edition. She is generously supported by Talent Unlimited UK and the Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund. Élisabeth will perform with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at a later date, as winner of the Shean Piano Competition, and will make her Wigmore Hall recital debut on June 15th 2020.
Musicians’ Company Award: 2019 Silver Medal – GSMD
Photo Credit: TIHMS & Van Velden Fotografie
Page Updated: Nov 2019