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"Swiss pianist and composer Luzia von Wyl resides on a higher plane with this masterful program, combining hornists, strings and a rhythm section." - AllAboutJazz
"Breezy sound, dazzling virtuosity and a unique sense of groove: pulsing through all of the pieces is Luzia von Wyl’s almost inexhaustible imagination. This is great art." - NLZ
"An astonishingly mature, highly original music. Luzia von Wyl? Watch out!" - Bund/Tages-Anzeiger
Luzia is the winner of the NOVA Jazz Composition Prize 2022! Her composition "Opening" (Lockdown Circus) was chosen out of 96 submissions! She wins a concert in Yverdon and a cash prize.
Luzia is writing a composition a piece for the fabulous Swiss Brass Consort!
Luzia is currently writing a piece for the outstanding percussionist Fabian Ziegler!
Luzia is recording her piece "Mulino" with the fantastic Aruba Trio this fall. The piece was commissioned by the 3 musicians four years ago. The album will be released in March next year.
Luzia wrote a whole new suite for Matthias Kohler's wonderful band "This is Pan"! It will be recorded in the studio next spring. Until then, you can listen to the premiere here.
Luzia's band is staying in Stalden (CH) to record the new album "Thunder". It will be dedicated to the Swiss mountains. Special guest: Gary Versace from NYC!
Who wants to join a live concert this summer? Check the new dates here.
The NYC contemporary music symposium has chosen Luzia’s piece "Spark" out of 250 submitted compositions for a performance in New York City!
Luzia is writing a composition for the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, jazz trompeter Till Brönner and the Dieter Ilg Trio. Premiere in July 2021!
Luzia is writing a solo programm in collaboration with Bösendorfer Vienna for their disklavier edition! Stay tuned.
Postponed - The Luzia von Wyl Ensemble is going to perform a showcase concert at jazzahead! Bremen in April. Looking forward!
Luzia wishes everybody a wonderful holiday season. 2020 will be an exciting year with a lot of new music!
Luzia is going to write some new music for the Apples&Olives festival Zürich which will take place in March next year.
Watch here the video of Luzia’s concert she played with her ensemble in Moods Club Zürich!
The Ensemble Montaigne is presenting Luzia's latest composition "Ronk, Ringel & Rubb" which is a hommage to 3 mountain ghosts. Find the dates here.
The famous American composer is conducting Luzia's piece "Thunder" for big band! 5th of October, 7pm, Casino Frauenfeld. It's going to be great!
Luzia's latest album "Throwing Coins" will be released in September! Don't miss the official release concert on the 23rd in Luzern!
Luzia is going to write some new music for the Aruba Trio as well as for the big band of the jazzfestival "generations"!
Don't miss the fantastic Nexus Reed Quintet who is currently on tour with Luzia's "Broadway" which she wrote in New York last year! Find the dates here.
Luzia and Martin Ruch are mixing the upcoming album "Throwing Coins" of the Luzia von Wyl Ensemble this week. Looking so much forward to the release in September!
Luzia wishes everybody a merry christmas and a wonderful new year! In 2018 not only some of her compositions will be premiered, but also the second album of the Luzia von Wyl Ensemble will finally be released! And Luzia will get the chance to write for further amazing musicians like Judith Wegmann or the Ensemble Montaigne! Happy new year!
Luzia feels very honored to have been invited as a composer and pianist in residence to the Reset Jazzfestival in Luxembourg! In January she will create some new music together with seven other musicians from allover Europe. Very exciting project!
The Chiacago Ensemble is selecting Luzia's piece "Autumn" among 430 submitted compositions to perform it during the upcoming season!
The band is staying three days in Ludwigsburg to record the second album "Throwing Coins". Yes!
Following intense writing sessions in New York, Luzia's new compositions will now be presented in different concerts and locations during the upcoming months. The first premiere will be "July 24", played by cellist and singer Jonas Iten on the 26th of September at the Tanzfestival Zug.
New commissions in New York! Luzia is currently writing a piece for reed quintet, a composition for harp, marimba and symphony orchestra and a piece for cello and voice! Premieres in 2017 and 2018.
Luzia's latest promotion video is online and you can watch it right here. Enjoy!
The Luzia von Wyl Ensemble has been invited to play at the great BeJazz Winterfestival: Do you join us? 21st of January, at 8pm.
Luzia's compositions for Melanoia and Quatuor IXI are released by the well-respected Hungarian Label "BMC Records". Release concert: November 26, Budapest Music Center.
Luzia's piece "Jingle" is going to be played at the London New Wind Festival!
For Luzia as a Lucerne musician a dream comes true: She is very happy to play her debut at the great Lucerne Festival! 27th of August, at 10pm. Tickets are available here!
Thanks a million for the invitation to play at Schaffhauser Jazzfestival 2016 - Luzia is looking so much forward to the 27th of May!
The Luzia von Wyl Ensemble has been invited to play at the Swiss Days Dubai! Concert on the 6th of February, at 8pm.
Daniela Hunziker (cello) and Ina Callejas (accordion) play Luzia's latest composition "Zatanga". You can find a listing of the concert dates here.
Luzia wishes you a very happy new year and is looking forward to her concerts in 2016!
Luzia is writing music for her Ensemble and oud player Faisal Al Saari. Concert in February.
Luzia is writing a new piece for two amazing musicians: Daniela Hunziker (cello) and Ina Callejas (accordion)! Premiere in February.
Following a successful tour with her band, Luzia is now taking some time away to write mew music. She will also spend a few days in the studio to work on recordings with Melanoia and Quatuor IXI.
You can find a listing of the concert dates here. Along with their album, the Ensemble will also introduce new music and the guest flutist Andrea Loetscher!
Luzia is recording her new compositions with two bands - Melanoia and Quatuor IXI - in the Bauer Studios in Ludwigsburg.
Luzia is writing a program for the German jazz quartet Melanoia and the French string quartet Quatour IXI! Premiere: 27th of February at the Jazzwerkstatt Bern.
As of now the Luzia von Wyl Ensemble's debut album Frost is available in many stores as well as here on the website!