Born 1965 in Basel (Switzerland), was accepted into the Master class of André Navarra in Detmold in Germany at the age of 14. After completing her performer’s diploma, she continued her studies with Heinrich Schiff and Janos Starker. Her First Prize at the Gaspar Cassado Competition in Florence, together with other prizes and awards, opened her way onto the international concert scene.
M.S. has performed as a soloist with well-known orchestras such as the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. She plays at the international festivals of Lucerne, Schleswig-Holstein, Wien Modern, Witten, Montpelier, Bratislava and Bejing. She is in demand as a chamber musicians, and numbers Yuri Bashmet, Heinz Holliger, Veronika Hagen, Jürg Wyttenbach and the Carmina Quartett amongst her partners. Performing contemporary music is central to her artistic endeavors. M.S. is a professor at the Zürich Conservatory.