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CHRISTIANE BEHN, born in Hamburg, began the piano at the age of five with her grandfather. During her time at the Hamburg “Musikhochschule” Christiane was the holder of the ‘Masefield’ scholarship, studying under Prof. Yara Bernette and Prof. Conrad Hansen. Since 2010 she has her own piano class as professor at Hamburg conservatory.
After graduating as concert pianist she works as soloist, chamber-musician and accompanist to singers such as Daniela Bechly and Iris Vermillion, giving concerts in the “Alte Oper” in Frankfurt, the Berlin “Philharmonie”, the Hamburg “Laeiszhalle”, and the Schleswig-Holstein music festival. She has recorded for the German radio broadcasters SWF, NDR, ZDF, “Deutschlandradio Berlin” and “Deutschlandfunk”. Christiane’s success has taken her outside of Europe to the USA, Brazil, Chile, Panama, Mexico and Nepal. Her CD recordings include Claus Bantzer’s ‘Jazz-Mass’ on the “Arte Nova” label, CD´s on the label “Musicaphon” with the pianotrio TrioKairos and with Daniela Bechly and the arrangement of Gustav Mahler’s 2nd symphony made by her ancestor Hermann Behn, a close friend of Gustav Mahler.  Also released on CD: Bach´s Goldbergvariations, Beethoven´s Sonata op.106 and composers of Hamburg. 2015 she played Brahms 2nd piano concerto with Haydn orchestra in Hamburg Laeiszhalle and together with Iris Vermillion Schubert Winterreise in Sanct Michaelis. 2017 together with Cord Garben, she played the arrangement of her ancestor H. Behn from Wagner´s Tristan and Isolde at festival "Liszt en Provence" and in Bayreuth.