Prof. Markus Bellheim tours as a pianist on international stages and festivals. He is particularly committed to contemporary music. His recordings have been awarded various prizes, including the German Record Critics’ Prize.
His career was shaped by winning the international Messiaen Competition in Paris in 2000 and by his artistic collaboration with Yvonne Loriod. Prof. Markus Bellheim’s concert repertoire includes the complete piano works of Olivier Messiaen as well as those of Johann Sebastian Bach. Bellheim regularly gives master classes at home and abroad. Since 2011, he has been professor of piano at the University of Music and Theatre in Munich, where he also works as a freelancer and author for the G. Henle publishing house.