Aurelia Vişovan is an internationally acclaimed Romanian pianist, harpsichordist and fortepianist, winner of the 2019 edition of the Musica Antiqua Competition Brugge (fortepiano). She regularly performs concerts and recitals on both historical instruments and modern pianos, in halls such as the Großer Saal of the Berliner Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, BOZAR, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Brucknerhaus Linz, Die Glocke Bremen, Casa da Musica Porto, Musikverein Vienna, and in festivals such as Bachfest Leipzig, Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Festivals de Wallonie, to name a few. She appeared as a soloist with the Philharmonisches Kammerorchester Dresden, the Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, the Romanian Youth Orchestra, the Seto Philharmonic Orchestra, the Transylvania State Philharmonic, Das Sinfonieorchester Berlin, and performed in 2017 the World Premiere of the newly discovered Piano Concerto by George Enescu.
She has recorded CDs both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, on period instruments and on modern piano, for the labels Ricercar, Berlin Classics, Passacaille, KNS Classical among others.
Aurelia Vişovan won over 25 competition prizes, among them the 1 st Prize in the Santa Cecilia International Piano Competition in Porto, the Special Prize for the best interpretation of the commissioned work in the Premio Jaén International Piano Competition, the 5 th Prize in the Takamatsu International Piano Competition and the 2nd prize in the Paola Bernardi International Harpsichord Competition in Bologna. Born in 1990 in Sighetu Marmației, Romania, Vișovan has studied with Adriana Bera, Monica Chifor and Gerda Türk in her native country and graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna where she studied piano with Martin Hughes and harpsichord with Gordon Murray. In 2021 she earned a doctoral degree from the Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca, with a thesis focused on historical keyboard instruments.
Aurelia Vişovan is currently a piano professor at the Nuremberg University of Music.