Mastering an extensive repertoire, pianist Bertrand Chamayou is a regular performer in venues such as Paris’s Théâtre des Champs Elysées, New York’s Lincoln Center, Munich Herkulessaal, and London’s Wigmore Hall. He has appeared at major festivals including the Mostly Mozart Festival, Lucerne Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Rheingau Musik Festival, Beethovenfest Bonn, and Klavier-Festival Ruhr.
In the 2017–18 season he makes his debuts with the New York Philharmonic led by Semyon Bychkov, Zurich’s Tonhalle Orchestra, Berlin Staatskapelle, and the Bamberg, Atlanta, Quebec, and Detroit symphony orchestras. Other highlights include his return to the National Orchestra of Belgium, Spanish National Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, and Orchestre national de France. He will appear as soloist on tour in South America with the Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse.
Mr. Chamayou regularly performs chamber music with partners including Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Quatuor Ebène, Antoine Tamestit, and Sol Gabetta. The pianist opened the season at London’s International Piano Series and performs in recitals at Wigmore Hall, Kissinger Sommer, Lakeside Arts Center Nottingham, Salzburg’s Easter Festival, Lincoln Center’s Great Performers, and in Monte Carlo, Vilnius, and Essen.
Bertrand Chamayou has made a number of successful recordings, including a Naïve CD of music by César Franck that was awarded several accolades including Gramophone’s Editor’s Choice. In 2011 he celebrated Liszt’s 200th birthday with a recording of the complete Années de Pèlerinage (Naïve), which he performed in several venues throughout the world. The album received rave reviews worldwide, including Gramophone Choice. The only artist to win France’s prestigious Victoires de la Musique on four occasions, he has an exclusive recording contract with Warner / Erato and was awarded the 2016 ECHO Klassik for his recording of Ravel’s complete works for solo piano.
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