Composer Violinist Pianist
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New album release
Alma's new piano solo album with Sony Classical, From My Book of Melodies, is out now!
"The poetry of Franz Schubert, the melancholy of Chopin, the grace, lightness and brilliance of Mozart - all this can be found in Deutscher's piano treasures." (Saarland Radio)
“Alma really is a force of nature. I don’t know that I’ve come across anyone of that age with quite such an astonishing range of gifts.” (Sir Simon Rattle)
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Alma Deutscher, born 2005, is a composer, violinist and pianist. She started playing the piano when she was two years old and the violin when she was three. When she was 6, she completed her first piano sonata, and at 7 she composed a short opera, The Sweeper of Dreams. Aged 9, Alma wrote a concerto for violin and orchestra. Aged 12, she completed her first piano concerto. Between the ages of 8-12, Alma composed a full length opera, Cinderella. Alma has featured prominently in the international press and media. Her YouTube channel has more than 10,000,000 views and 100,000 subscribers.