Krisztina Wajsza, pianist of hungarian origins, was born 1967 in Cluj Romania.
She attended her first piano lesson at age of six with Prof. Walter Metzger. 1980, her family immigrated to Switzerland. At the Conservatory in Bern, she achieved her Solo Diploma with Michael Studer, after which she continued her studies at the Juilliard School in New York, with Joseph Kalichstein and at the Indiana University, Bloomington, where she was a student of the late, distinguished Prof. György Sebök and received the Artist Diploma.
Krisztina was a first prize winner of the Mozart Competition in New York in 1990.
Among others, she performed at the Alice Tully Hall, with The Juilliard Symphony Orchestra, at the Wiener Konzerthaus and at the Brucknerhaus in Linz with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. Several other performances with the Zürich Chamber Orchestra, the Festival Strings Lucerne , Camerata Academica Bayreuth, Transylvania State Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Bern , Städtisches Orchester Trier, Bern Symphony and Chamber Orchestra. 2005, she gave her recital Debut at Wigmore Hall in London. Solo and chamber music performances brought her to Germany, Austria, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Mozambique, Chile, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania and to the USA.
She performed in various chamber music formations and last year, she founded a Trio for bandoneon cello and piano, with the Argentinian bandoneonist Victor Villena and the Swiss cellist Orfeo Mandozzi. The Trio`s repertoire is built around the works of the Argentinian composer and Jazz pianist, Fernando Otero, in 2010 winner of the Grammy Award for Latin- American music.
August 2012, Krisztina was invited to perform at the International Piano Festival in St. Ursanne, where she premiered Otero's composition, «Hommage à Debussy».
In 2013, she gave solo performances at the International Piano Festival in Dublin and as a chamber music partner in Basel, she performed with the violinists Hansheinz Schneeberger and Gabrielle Brunner.
February 2014, she gave a Duo recital with the bandoneonist Victor Villena in Sierre. Their repertoire includes recent compositions of South American composers as; Claudio Constantini, Alejandro Schwarz, Daniel Binelli, Gustavo Beytelmann and Fernando Otero.
Upcoming concerts are scheduled in Basel and in New York, at the «Hudson Chamber Society». Beginning of May, 2014, a recording with the works for two pianos by Fernando Otero is scheduled.