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Aug 2014: BBC Proms debut on August 10

Louis Schwizgebel will give his BBC Proms orchestra debut performing Prokofiev Piano Concerto No 1 with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain under Edward Gardner on August 10, 2014. The concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, Digital TV and recorded for broadcast on BBC Four on 28 August.

Sept 2013: BBC New Generation Artist

BBC Radio 3 selected Louis Schwizgebel as a BBC New Generation Artist 2013-15. The first performance will include Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra on December 20, 2013. Each year the BBC selects a maximum of seven rising talents from the international music scene to perform with the BBC Orchestras and appear in Radio 3 recordings and broadcasts over a two year period.

May 2013: Clara Schumann at Zürich Tonhalle on May 12

Louis Schwizgebel will step-in for Teo Gheorghiu on May 12, 2013 and perform Clara Schumann Piano Concerto with the Philharmonia Zürich (Orchestra of the Zürich Opera) under the baton of Vasily Petrenko at Zürich Tonhalle.

April 2013: Mozart Gesellschaft Dortmund

Louis Schwizgebel wins a scholarship from Mozart Gesellschaft Dortmund including a performance of Mozart Piano Concerto with Arcos Chamber Orchestra New York at Konzerthaus Dortmund on November  24, 2013.

March 2013: Step-in for Gary Graffman

Louis Schwizgebel will step-in for Gary Graffman on March 24, 2013 and perform Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand with the New York Youth Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall.

Dec 2012: Aparté

Louis Schwizgebel signed an exklusive recording contract with label Aparté (harmonia mundi). A solo album with works by Schubert, Liszt and Ravel will be released in summer 2013 followed by a recording of major piano concertos in 2014.

Sept 2012: Leeds Piano Competition

Louis Schwizgebel is the youngest finalist and 2nd prize winner at The Leeds International Piano Competition 2012.
TV BBCFour and BBC Radio 3 broadcast the competition finals on September 21, 2012. Louis Schwizgebel performs Beethoven Piano Concerto Nr. 4 with The Hallé Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder.

2012 debut performances

Louis Schwizgebel will give some important debuts in 2012:

BBC National Orchestra of Wales: March 16
Bergen International Festival: June 2
City of London Festival: July 12
London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Albert Hall: October 21
Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra: December 5
Orchestre National de Lyon: December 20-23