Born into a family of artists from Switzerland and China, Louis Schwizgebel’s performances are steeped in imagination and rich in colour and musical insight. A refined pianist, Louis is repeatedly hailed for the clarity of his playing and his exceptional finger work.
Louis Schwizgebel started playing the piano at the age of six after seeing a friend play Für Elise by Beethoven at achildren’s birthday party. A few years later he started to play concerts in Switzerland and continuously dedicated himself to the piano, eventually studying in Conservatories and Universities in Switzerland, Germany, the US and the United Kingdom. While still in his teens he won prestigious international competitions such as the Geneva International Music Competition and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York. Today he plays with orchestras across the world. In this episode of Creative Heads, Schwizgebel speaks abouthis journey of becoming a pianist and shares some interests beyond playing thepiano.