Francisca Skoogh made her debut at the age of 13 with the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra and has since then established herself as one of Sweden's foremost concert pianists. She made her studies with teachers like Romuald Sztern, Pascal Devoyon, Bohumila Jedlickova, Hans Pålsson and Dominique Merlet. She was the recipient of the prestigious ”Premier Prix” in both chamber music and piano at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris and the Soloist Diploma at The Royal Danish Music Conservatoire. Francisca has taken part in national and international competitions with great success and her main break-through took place when she was awarded the soloist prize in Stockholm 1998 which gave her a CD recording and a concert tour as prize. In 2000 she got 2nd prize of the Michelangeli Competition in Italy and several concert bookings in Italy followed on that.
Francisca's CD recordings have received rave reviews and most of them can be found on Spotify and Youtube.
Francisca Skoogh is a frequent guest at both national and international music festivals and as a soloist she appears regularly with most Swedish orchestras as well as internationally and she has co-operated with conductors like Leif Segerstam, Michail Jurovskij, Susanna Mälkki and Gianandrea Noseda. ”Her playing is big-boned, grandly sculptured, with taut rhythmic control and a rich sound.” Tim Parry, Gramophone.
”A pianist worth watching!” Jed Distler, Classical Music.