Élisabeth Pion


An enquiring and innovative artist, pianist Élisabeth Pion leads an imaginative career as a soloist, chamber musician & artistic collaborator. Recent highlights include the release of her first solo recording with ATMA Classique, as well as being awarded the 3rd prize during the 2023 Rio Piano Festival, performing with the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira & Roberto Tibiriçá. Her second recording, a collaboration with Mathieu Lussier and Arion Orchestre Baroque showcasing Montgeroult & Mozart concertos, will be out this upcoming June 2024.

Élisabeth will be heard for the first time with the Orchestre Métropolitain & Kensho Watanabe in January 2024. She has made her US concerto debut in 2022 with the Toledo Symphony & Alain Trudel, and has previously played with several Canadian orchestras.

She has notably made her Wigmore Hall recital debut in 2021, and her BBC Radio 3 broadcast debut in 2019.

Élisabeth is an alumna of the Imogen Cooper Trust and a Young Artist of the Musicians’ Company of London. She also is an alumna of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where she worked with Professor Ronan O’Hora.

She is currently enrolled in the 23/24 Light Course at the Accademia di Musica di Pinerolo with Benedetto Lupo, and will be receiving guidance from Gabriela Montero throughout 2024 as a OAcademy Fellow.

Élisabeth is also the co-founder and co-artistic director of the Festival Unisson in Canada, founded in 2020 with cellist Agnès Langlois, a festival based on Abramovic’s The Artist is Present.

Her strong interests in literature, writing, composition, repertoire research and Tai Chi nurture her musical practice.