VALLETTA INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL 2014
Debussy Three Estampes
La soirée dans Grenade (The Evening in Granada)
Jardins sous la pluie (Gardens in the Rain)
Charles Valentin Alkan Grande Sonate Les Quatre Ages de la Vie
( 1st Mouvement )
Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris / France
Three aspects of the Pierre Réach.s career mark his originality, concerts and recitals around the world, teaching and masterclasses and the organization of various artistic events. He was awarded in international competitions, among others, Olivier Messiaen First Prize, First Prize Pozzoli and Medal Arthur Rubinstein. He has been a student of Yvonne Lefébure and Yvonne Loriod in Paris, Maria Curcio in London and worked with Arthur Rubinstein and Alexis Weissenberg, among others. Offers recitals and concerts with orchestra around the world such as the KBS in Seoul, the Tokyo NHK, the Orquestre Radio France in Paris. Offers chamber music concerts with such artists as Gary Hoffman, Joan Martin Royo, Christoph Henkel and Gerard Poulet among others. He performes in the USA with the "Goldberg Variations" by JS Bach and receives enthousiastic reviews from the American press.
He gives master classes worldwide. Has numerous recordings on CD. He is jury in competitions like the Olivier Messianen Competition, the Masters in Monte Carlo, the Maria Canals in Barcelona, Rio de Janeiro and Shanghai, among others. Creates the "Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition" at Bagnères de Bigorre and the "International Piano Competition Paul Badura-Skoda" in Vila-Seca. He is professor at the Paris Conservatory and at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) and is Prof. Honoris Causa of the Shanghai Superior Conservatory.
He is also artistic Director of Festival Piano-Pic in France and of the Music Festival in Vila-seca, Spain.
The eclectic personality of this artist, made of perseverance and passion, places him, for many years, between the most interesting and attractive pianists of his generation.