Marie Carlsson


Klassisk konsertpianist med världen som spelplats.

Marie Carlsson, classical concert pianist born in Stockholm, Sweden. Her personal Chopin interpretations have won the praise of the critics and she is giving piano recitals in Paris, New York, Stockholm.

She studied in the soloist classes at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and at the Academy of Music in Malmö. After obtaining a Master of Fine Arts in Music she continued her studies in the soloist diploma class at the Alfred Cortot Conservatory in Paris where she studied with the famous French pianist France Clidat, also known as "Madame Liszt".

Marie Carlsson has been awarded the Boon Scholarship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, a Scholarship from Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Arts Fund and the Lion Culture Prize. She has also been the recipient of a Scholarship from the French Government.

Chopin
Nocturnes, Ballades, Waltzes, Mazurkas, Etudes, Fantaisie-Impromptu...

During this programme Marie Carlsson reads extracts from Chopin´s very poetic letters:
" Your soul is as beautiful as the sky, my heart as black as the earth.
I love you always " [ Frédéric CHOPIN ]

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Liszt & Chopin
Liszt; Liebestraum, Consolations, Vallée d´Obermann...
Chopin; Nocturnes, Waltzes, Etudes, Mazurkas, Fantaisie-Impromptu...

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"Classical hits from 4 centuries"
A music programme performed together with the swedish flutist Belinda Allgulander.
The most beautiful and beloved compositions by J.S Bach, Schubert, Rachmaninov, Grieg, Vivaldi, Mozart, Debussy, Albinoni, Piazolla, Bach/Gounod, Nielsen, Peterson-Berger...

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"Nordic Shimmer"
Piano music by nordic composers; Stenhammar, Grieg, Sinding, Sibelius, Malmquist...

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"the dreaming sea"
peaceful and meditative swedish piano music inspired by water; waterfall, rainbowdrops, floating leaf, raindance...

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