Hailed as "poetic" by The Daily Telegraph, praised for her Chopin interpretation which "mixed excitement with eloquence" by the Gramophone Chopin Express, French pianist Hélène Tysman first broke out onto the international music scene as a laureate of the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. A few years earlier she had been awarded First Prize at Darmstadt Chopin Piano Competition and was prizewinner of several international competitions in England, Germany, China and the United States. She is also a laureate of the Georges Cziffra Foundation in Senlis (France) and the Chopin Foundation in Hanover.
Since then, she performs as a soloist and in chamber music in Europe as well as in Israel, Morocco, Russia, Asia, South of America and United-States. Among the most prestigious venues where she has played are the Hamburg Laeiszhalle, die NeueWeimarhalle, the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, La Cité de la Musique, with orchestras such as the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the Russian Chamber Philharmonic St. Petersburg, the Minnesota Orchestra, the North Czech Philharmonic Teplice Orchestra, collaborating with conductors Christoph Warren-Green, Mark Russell Smith and Antoni Wit.