Mitzi Meyerson Biography (Wikipedia)
Mitzi Meyerson is an American harpsichordist and photographer.
She was born into a musical family in Chicago, Illinois, where she began her concert career at the age of seven. After completing her university and graduate studies in Chicago and Oberlin, Ohio, she moved to London to co-found the ensemble Trio Sonnerie (with Monica Huggett and Sarah Cunningham), with whom she performed and recorded extensively.
Mitzi Meyerson specializes in researching little-known or lost works for the harpsichord, which she then brings to light in recordings. Without exception, these CD documents are received with the highest acclaim, many of them winning international awards and prizes. She recently discovered the lost collection of “Chamber Airs for the Violin with Through Bass” by Richard Jones, a composer in London at the time of Handel. The world premiere recording of these works had just been released on the Glossa label. Her previous CD release of the complete solo harpsichord works of Richard Jones is also a world premiere. Ms. Meyerson has released over sixty recordings, all to excellent critical acclaim; notable amongst them are solo albums of Dietrich Buxtehude, Jacques Duphly, “Musikalischer Parnassus” of Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, Ordres from the 4th Book of Francois Couperin, "Componenti Musicali" of Gottlieb Muffat, and the complete works for harpsichord by Richard Jones. Her CD prizes include the “Choc” award from Monde de la Musique”, “Editor’s Choice” from Gramophone Magazine, and the Diapason d’Or. Ms Meyerson’s recent releases include two double-disc sets of Claude Balbastre (2004) (Glossa), which, together with the previous recording of Georg Böhm harpsichord works were awarded the prestigious Deutsche Schallplatten Kritik prize for the best recordings of the year on an international level. The two-disc complete harpsichord works of Richard Jones was chosen as “CD of the Month” by Toccata magazine, "Editor′s...
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