Isabel Pfefferkorn



General Management



Born in Austria in 1991, Isabel Pfefferkorn started violin lessons at 4 before going on to study cello, piano and singing.


In 2013 she received the Wagner scholarship and she was recently the youngest finalist in the International Robert Schumann Competition in Zwickau, Germany.


Isabel studied at the University of Arts in Zurich with Lina Maria Åkerlund.

Since 2016 she is part of the “School of Excellence” with Margreet Honig at the Basel Music Academy.


As a soloist and chamber musician Isabel has appeared with several orchestras like Sinfonieorchester Liechtensein or the Sing Akademie Zurich, and with the pianist Valentina Pfister (Duo Intans) and Hanna Bachmann. Isabel also forms a duo with greek guitarist Anders Miolin.


In addition to the classical voice repertoire, Isabel’s spectrum includes pop, jazz and contemporary music and she made her debut in the Konzerthaus Wien in 2017, performing Pierre Boulez’s “Le marteau sans maître“.


Upcoming projects include concerts in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France and the Netherlands and several CD recordings.


For details to upcoming events please click here.


Angelika Kirchschlager (about Isabel Pfefferkorn)

"I have known for a few years that Isabel Pfefferkorn is a very talented Lied-singer. Her interpretations show incredible colorful expressive variety, which is even more impressive given her young age. ..."

translated from German by Susanne Grainer




Heart Strings

Isabel Pfefferkorn, Mezzosoprano

Zoltán Despond, Cello
Matthieu Gutbub, Cello
Paul Handschke, Cello
Anton Mecht Spronk, Cello


Pieces by Schubert, Schumann, Strauss, Barber, De Falla, Piazolla etc.

Saite an Saite

Isabel Pfefferkorn, Mezzosoprano
Anders Miolin, Guitar


Pieces by Dowland, Schubert, Spohr, Rodrigo, etc.

Schubert & die Moderne

Isabel Pfefferkorn, Mezzosoprano

Valentina Pfister, Piano


Pieces by Schubert, Schönberg, Britten, Berg, etc.

Winterreise - Wüstenschrei

Isabel Pfefferkorn, Mezzosoprano

Hanna Bachmann, Piano


Die Winterreise by Franz Schubert, op. 89, D 911

Wüstenschrei by Isabel Pfefferkorn (2019)