Mitzi Meyerson was born into a musical family in Chicago, where she began her concert career at the age of seven. After completing her university and graduate studies in Chicago and Oberlin, she moved to London to co-found the ensemble Trio Sonnerie (with Monica Huggett and Sarah Cunningham), with whom she performed and recorded extensively. Ms. Meyerson has released over sixty recordings, among them solo albums of Buxtehude, Duphly, the complete works of Forqueray and JKF Fischer, all to excellent critical acclaim. This last, entitled "Musicalischer Parnassus" (MDG), won the Diapason d′Or. Her realization of the complete works of Gaspard Le Roux together with Lisa Crawford (Harmonia Mundi) was awarded the "Choc" prize from Monde de la Musique magazine. Her recent releases include two double-CD sets of Georg Böhm and CB Balbastre (Glossa); both productions were awarded the prestigious Deutsche Schallplatten Kritik prize for the best recordings of the year on an international level. Other solo productions on the Glossa label include Ordres from the 4th Book of Francois Couperin, the complete "Componenti Musicali" of Gottlieb Muffat, and the complete works for harpsichord by Richard Jones. The 2-disc set of Richard Jones was chosen as CD of the Month by Toccata magazine,"Editor′s Choice" in Concerto Magazine, and received excellent critical acclaim from many publications including Gramophone magazine, which described it as "the best harpsichord disc of the year".
In addition to her solo work, Mitzi Meyerson is the founder of The Bottom Line, a variable ensemble devoted to repertoire for bass and continuo instruments, which appears in major festivals across Europe. The most popular form of The Bottom Line is the Berliner Cembalo Ensemble, a group of three to five harpsichords, which has a continually growing repertoire.
Mitzi Meyerson recently discovered a collection of previously unknown repertoire, and has recorded these pieces as the world-premiere, to be released early next year on the Glossa label. She is Professor of Harpsichord at the Universität der Künste in Berlin; this was the very first university to offer the study of the harpsichord, a position created especially for Wanda Landowska. She specializes in working with modern pianists to obtain a baroque-style perspective in the performance of Bach, developing an awareness of articulation, harmonic structure, and many other aspects.
Mitzi Meyerson divides her time between a busy teaching schedule and many concert engagements throughout the world. Mitzi Meyerson has many outside interests. She is also a certified doula (birth assistant) and taught the doula training classes at Middlesex University in London, as well as personally assisting at birth centers and hospitals. She has a keen love of photography, and had several successful solo exhibitions in Berlin′s Tegel Airport and at St John′s Smith Square in London.