Since winning the Bachprize at the International J. S. Bach Competition in Leipzig at the age of 19, pianist Cornelia Herrmann has developed an active international career, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. She has been invited to perform at major concert halls in Europe, North and South America and Asia where she collaborated with international orchestras under distinguished conductors such as James Judd, Manfred Honeck, Fabio Luisi, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Roger Norrington, Stefan Sanderling.
Works by J.S.Bach form an essential part of Cornelia Herrmann's repertoire. The label CAMERATA is publishing a series of her solo recordings with music by J.S.Bach exclusively.
Cornelia Herrmann's passion for chamber music is reflected in her involvement in a number of prestigous festivals. She has been invited to Loisiarte, Styriarte, Attergauer Kultursommer, Grafenegg, MDR Musiksommer, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Pacific Music Festival a.o.
In 2014 Cornelia Herrmann initiated her own music festival 'Musiktage Hundsmarktmühle' at Lake Fuschl near Salzburg. The festival focuses on chamber music with performances taking place in an old mill from the 16th century. The 10th edition in June 2023 was enthusiastically received by both the audience and the press.
Cornelia Herrmann teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. She gives masterclasses at the Kusatsu Music Festival & Academy in Japan.