From October 2016 on, Isabel Gabbe will be teaching in the University "Mozarteum" in Innsbruck!


Isabel Gabbe

born in Munich to French German parents is one of the leading pianist of the younger generation. Her repertoire is extensive and reaches from Bach to contemporary music.

As a soloist and accompanist she won numerous prizes and awards at the Bremen International Piano Competition, the International Duo Competition “Maria Canals” Barcelona (Spain), the International Chamber Music Competition Caltanissetta and she was chosen for the artist list of the German “Musikrat”.

She studied with Prof. Hans Leygraf in Salzburg and Berlin. She received further important stimuli in master classes with artists such as John Perry, Geörgy Sebök, Klaus Schilde, Peter Frankle, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Paul Badura-Skoda and Rainer Becker, as well in chamber music classes with Gerhard Schulz (Alban Berg Quartet), David Finckel (Emerson Quartet), Zara Nelsova, Eberhardt Feltz, Wolfram Rieger and Dietrich Fischer-Diskau.
In concerts she played as a soloist and chamber music partner throughout Europe, Brazil and the U.S.
Isabel produced  for Deutschland Radio Berlin, Sender Freies Berlin, WDR, France2 and Radio Bremen. Her Debut CD with suites from Debussy, Ravel, Bach and Albéniz was released in 2006. In 2013 she produced a CD with songs of the contemporary composer John Patrick Thomas. In 2014 a CD with the Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle was produced with her at the piano. In 2015 the CD "Weihnachtsmann, mach Du das mal!" was published.
Recently she has performed in concert halls such as the Philharmonie Berlin, the Konzerthaus Berlin, the “Glocke” in Bremen, the Teatro Guaira in Brazil and the Philharmonie Cologne.

The experienced pedagogue was teaching piano and piano pedagogy at the University of arts Essen. From October on she will be teaching in the University "Mozarteum" in Innsbruck. She is regurlarly invited to work for the Klavier-Festival Ruhr. As artistic director and president she is leading the Chamber Music Fesival "Moments Musicaux" in France.

Isabel Gabbe has given master-classes and workshops in France, Brazil and Germany.