MMag.a Maria-Aurelia Visovan
Aurelia Vișovan was born in Sighetu Marmației, Romania and studied in her home land with Monica Chifor, Gerda Türk and Adriana Bera. She continued at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna in the Piano class of Prof. Martin Hughes and in the Harpsichord class of Prof. Gordon Murray, graduating her piano studies with highest marks in 2017.
She played her first solo concert with an orchestra when she was 12 and since then she was regularly invited to collaborate with different Romanian and German orchestras and conductors.
Her concert activity leads her to perform frequently in countries such as Germany, Austria, France, Romania, Portugal, Spain or Japan. Her chamber music activity led to CD recordings for the labels Berlin Classics and Falaut and to concerts in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Schleswig-Holstein Festivals, among others. As a harpsichord and continuo player, Miss Vișovan performs regularly as a soloist in Europe and is part of the „Orchestra 1756” Baroque Ensemble. In 2013 she made her debut in the
Grand Hall of the Philharmonie in Berlin, performing P.I.Tchaikovsky's 2 nd Piano Concerto.
Miss Vișovan has won over 25 1 st Prizes in National and International Competitions, the most recent being in 2017 the Special Prize for the best interpretation of the commissioned work in the “Premio Jaén” International Piano Competition and, in 2015, the 1 st prize in the “Ciudad de Huesca” Piano Competition in Spain, the 1 st prize in the “Santa Cecilia” Piano Competition in Porto, as well as the 2 nd prize in the “Paola Bernardi" International Harpsichord Competition in Bologna, Italy.
A CD recording which includes four works on four different keyboard instruments (three historical pianos and one Steinway modern piano) is due to be published in 2017.