Petronel Malan is a South African concert pianist. Grammy-nominated South African pianist Malan is an exclusive recording artist for the internationally recognized label Hänssler Classic based in Holzgerlingen near Stuttgart in Germany. Her debut disc Transfigured Bach: The Complete Bach Transcriptions of Bartok, Lipatti and Friedman, was nominated for three Grammy awards, including "Best Instrumental Solo Album 2004." The album was on the Top-10 list for Classic FM for over 30 weeks and was met with critical and audience appeal alike. Her second recording in the series "Transfigured Mozart," was released in 2006 during a 14-concert tour of South Africa, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth. "Transfigured Beethoven" is slated for a 2008 release. As a "Blüthner Artist" she uses their pianos exclusively for her recordings.