“(…) he took up position at a marimba and coaxed from it sounds of rapturous fragility." (The New York Times

"...this most questing of younger percussionists." (Gramophone)

Christoph Sietzen has been praised by the media as an outstanding talent - a refreshingly natural musician notable for his technical mastery and powerful stage presence. He gave his debut at Salzburg Festival aged 12 and was a prizewinner at the prestigious ARD International Music Competition in 2014. In 2018 he was awarded the ICMA (International Classical Music Awards) Young Artist Award and the European Concert Hall Organisation (ECHO) named him a Rising Star for the 2017/18 season ... read full bio