compositions of our time, notably those of Pascal Dusapin, who has dedicated several pieces to
her as his favourite pianist. An eclectic and curious musician, she also likes to be involved in
more original projects: she plays programmes mixing ancient and modern pianos. With her
sensitive and intelligent playing, her discreet personality and her eclectic and politically committed
artistic choices she is a remarkable musician. In 1999 she received a “Victoire de la
Musique“(French equivalent of the Grammy Awards) as the most promising young instrumental
Her recordings of Rameau, Mozart, Haydn, Schumann, Brahms, Rachmaninov, Debussy,
Schubert and Berio have received excellent reviews and numerous awards in France and abroad.
Vanessa Wagner has been awarded "des Arts et des Lettres" and has also been Artistic Director
of the “Festival du Château de Chambord” since 2010.