Festival Lille Clef de Soleil

Artist Category: Piano

Cyprien Katsaris

Cyprien Katsaris

Cyprien Katsaris, the French-Cypriot pianist and composer, was born on May 5th 1951 in Marseilles. He first began to play the piano at the age of four, in Cameroon where he spent his childhood. His first teacher was Marie-Gabrielle Louwerse. A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire where he studied piano with Aline van Barentzen and […]

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Alexandre Kantorow

Alexandre Kantorow

Whether on record or in recital, Alexandre Kantorow arouses rave reviews. This young pianist began to perform very early, at age 16 he was invited to the crazy days of Nantes and Warsaw with the Sinfonia Varsovia and he has since played with many orchestras such as the Kansai Philharmonic Orchestra with Augustin Dumay, the […]

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Daniel Propper

Daniel Propper

“Viennese by his father, Swede by his mother and adopted French”, these are the all European prints of Daniel Propper, pianist born in Stockholm and settled in France since 1994. Very young, he is the pupil of the great Swedish pedagogue Gunnar Hallhagen whose teacher, Lennart Lundberg, was the pupil of Camille Dubois, faithful depositary […]

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Gabriel Tacchino

Gabriel Tacchino

Gabriel Tacchino, a French pianist born in Cannes, began an international career when Herbert Von Karajan heard him, hired him to play with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Alla Scala Orchestra in Milan, and the Wiener Festwochen. Following this exceptional meeting begins a collaboration with the greatest chefs: Pierre Monteux, Georges Priest, Eric Leinsdorf, Riccardo […]

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Emmanuelle Stephan

Emmanuelle Braun

A French pianist, Emmanuelle STEPHAN inherited her passion for piano from her first teacher, Russian : Professor Yuri KLEMPERT, a student of Isaac ZETEL, himself a pupil of the great founder of the Russian piano school : Heinrich NEUHAUS.   A competition laureate from a very young age (awarded in Paris the First Prize of […]

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Alain Raës

Alain Raes

After brilliant studies at the National Conservatory of Music of Paris, crowned by the first prizes of piano and chamber music and his admission to the third cycle, Alain Raës acquires his letters of nobility at the International Competition of Geneva, by obtaining the Grand Prix and the Swiss Special Prize. Since then, he has […]

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Nicolas Celoro

Nicolas Celoro

Gold medal at the Conservatoire de Versailles at the age of 14, prize of excellence at the Radio France contest “Kingdom of Music” at the age of 16, graduated in several disciplines at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris at the age of 18, Nicolas Celoro has Aldo Ciccolini, Pierre Barbizet, as well as […]

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Jonas Vitaud

Jonas Vitaud

“Evidence of architecture, flexibility of lines, fullness and richness of timbre: with in its heart a magical Lied similar to a meditation facing the immensity of the cosmos, this interpretation (Sonata opus 1 by Henri Dutilleux) of a density unusual is to rank among the major versions of the repertoire … “Alain Cochard. Born in […]

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Pascal Amoyel

Pascal Amoyel

Victory of the Music in 2005 in the category “Revelation Instrumental Soloist of the year”, Pascal Amoyel is rewarded in 2010 by a Grand Prix du Disque in Warsaw by the prestigious Chopin Society for its integral of Chopin’s Nocturnes alongside Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire, a recording called “a miracle we no longer dared […]

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