Eloïse Bella Kohn is a regular guest of France’s most prominent concert venues and festivals, such as Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Cité de la Musique, Salle Gaveau, Auditorium du Musée d’Orsay, La Roque d’Anthéron, Radio France à Montpellier, Lille Piano Festival, Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse, Pablo Casals in Prades, Chorégies d’Orange, Chapelle Corneille in Rouen and the Festival International d’Art lyrique in Aix-en-Provence.
Being awarded Young Talent by the renown cultural magazine Diapason in 2016 and “Yamaha Artist” since 2018, the young French pianist shows an extraordinary depth of musicality and is leading a promising career. She makes regular appearances as studio guest of France Musique, France 2, France 3, RTand other major cultural radio channels such as RTS Suisse, Österreich 1, Kulturradio RBB.
As soloist and a demanded chamber musician, she is invited to important European concert houses and festivals, such as the Berliner Philharmonie, the Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, the Stavanger Konserthus in Norway, the Liszt Academy in Budapest, the festival Classissimo in Brussels and the Société des Arts de Genève. She shared successful collaborations with the Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, the Philharmonisches Orchester Vorpommern, the Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen, the Orchestre de chambre de Paris, the Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc, the Accentus Choir, under the baton of Jean-Claude Casadesus, Laurent Campellone, Christophe Grapperon, Christoph Koncz, Thomas Koncz, Florian Csizmadia, and Gábor Hontvári. During the season 2017/18, Eloïse Bella Kohn was part of the renown ECHO Rising Stars series, performing at Konserthuset Stockholm, Sage Gateshead, United Kingdom, and the Müpa in Budapest alongside Tamás Pálfalvi.
She is collaborating with outstanding chamber music partners, such as Bruno Delepelaire, Silvia Careddu, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Sophie and Félix Dervaux – soloists of the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam – as well as Nobuko Imai, Arabella Steinbacher, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Philippe Berrod, Michel Portal, Eric Le Sage and Adam Laloum.
Eloïse Bella Kohn was born in Paris in 1991 and started her musical education at the Yamaha music school at the age of four. She entered the National Superior Conservatory of Paris for Music and Dance (CNSM) and studied with Michel Béroff, Eric Le Sage, David Fray and Pierre-Laurent Aimard. In 2009, she participated in a project initiated by Alexandre Tharaud at the Cité de la Musique, dedicated to the music of French composer Erik Satie. In addition to her pianistic education she studied music theory with Thierry Escaich and graduated with distinction in 2010/11. She continued her studies at the University of Music in Freiburg, Germany and in 2015 at the University of Music and performing Arts Vienna with Lilya Zilberstein. She received important musical impulses during masterclasses with Aldo Ciccolini, Dmitri Bashkirov, Thomas Adès, Robert Levin, Christian Zacharias, András Schiff and was laureate of the Révélations Classiques de l’ADAMI in 2014. In 2015 and 2016 she was granted fellowships of the Safran Foundation and the Foundation Thyll – Dürr.
In November 2018 her first album featuring Debussy’s 24 Préludes was released by the german label Hänssler Classic ; it was awarded a prestigious “CHOC de Classica”by the french leading classical music magazine and was nominated in three categories for the german music award OPUS KLASSIK 2019.
She is co-founder with the violonist Christoph Koncz of the chamber music festival Europäische Musiktage Heidelberg.
Eloïse Bella Kohn will be present on Thursday 6 August in the 2020 programme of the Festival Eté Musical à Dinan.