Pianist and Composer
"Spectacular and passionate piano playing. Quite breathtakingly brilliant!" - Peter Snook
"An excellent musician with a fantastic ear and an amazing sense of artistry" - Samuel Pradalie
Have a listen to a few audio examples of Marisa's works, ranging from solo to orchestral pieces
Watch Marisa performing a wide range of piano repertoire as well as examples of audiovisual works
María Luisa Muñoz-López is a pianist and composer with an interest and experience in singing and conducting. Marisa also works as a chamber musician and accompanist, and has also collaborated with dancers, actors, visual artists, video editors and film directors. She believes in the importance of music in and for society. If you have any projects in mind and would like to collaborate, please get in touch!
Marisa Muñoz-López is an award-winning pianist and composer and a creative producer. She has performed in renowned venues including The Southbank Centre (UK) and Auditorio Principe de Asturias (Spain). Marisa has also commissioned over thirty works and premiered pieces by international composers. She is also a creative producer and has performed in festivals such as Festival Latinoamericano de Música and Bloomsbury Festival.
As a composer, she has been commissioned by numerous musicians including Elena Riu. Marisa’s works have been performed in venues like Blackheath Halls, where her orchestral piece ‘The Lesser of Two Evils’ was conducted by Gregory Rose. Max Reinhardt, BBC Radio 3 presenter, stated that he was ‘swept away’ by this piece and that he identified ‘elements of both Stravinsky and Morricone’ in it, and awarded her First Prize at the Daryl Runswick Competition 2018.
Marisa has received masterclasses from outstanding musicians including pianists Joaquín Achúcarro and Pascal Rogé and composers like Christopher Young. Marisa completed a double major in Composition and Performance with First Class Honors at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and was awarded the TCL Silver Medal for Piano 2020. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Music at the Royal Academy of Music with Professor Diana Ketler.
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About Marisa ML...
Top 3 favourite books:
Balzac 'Lost Illusions', Hillenbrand 'Unbroken', and Tolstoy 'War and Peace'.
AS AN ACCOMPANIST
"Marisa follows with great sensitivity and musicality. She can advise as well as adapt musical ideas and connects me with the piano making me a better musician."
- BBC RADIO3, LATE JUNCTION
AS A COMPOSER
"Swept away (...) elements of both Stravinsky and Morricone"
- PAINTER AND FLUTIST
IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER ARTISTS
"Marisa has been brilliant to work with. She is clear on deadlines and very responsive over message if you ever have any questions about the work. Marisa is very creative and a brilliant pianist, I hope to work with her again soon."