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Biography (in english)

Swiss Cellist Sebastian Diezig is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician. He studied with Pierre-Bernard Sudan, Marc Jaermann and finally completed his studies with Thomas Demenga with a brilliant soloist diploma in 2008. Diezig is price winner at numerous competitions, most notably the International Cello Competition Lugano (3rd price) and the International Cello Competition Zagreb (special price for the best interpretation of the compulsory piece, both in 2008). Since 2010 he has been co-principal cellist employed by the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra with which he performs in the famed KKL, the Lucerne Theatre and frequently in major music capitals of Europe, Asia and South America. As a soloist he has appeared with orchestras such as the Basel Symphony, the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, the Fribourg Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Symphonic Ensemble and many others and at renowned festivals such as the Lucerne Festival, the Young Artists in Concert Davos, the Sine Nomine Festival Lausanne and others in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg. Sebastian Diezig also composes. Among his works are the virtuoso solo pieces „Top Gun Variations“ (2012) and „Blues“ (2007) which can be heard on his Youtube Channel. One of his current projects is the video recording of all the Piatti Caprices (also available on his Youtube Channel).