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Sébastien Vichard

Sébastien Vichard studied the piano and pianoforte at the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP), where he teaches piano accompaniment and sight reading. A soloist with the Ensemble intercontemporain since 2006, he is deeply committed to the performance of contemporary music, alongside the leading composers of our time. He has given solo performances at the Royal Festival Hall in London, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, at the Berliner Festspiele, with the Kölner Philharmonie, at the Suginami Kôkaidô in Tokyo and at the Cité de la musique in Paris. His discography includes works by Schubert, Webern, Carter, Mantovani, Manoury, Schoeller and Huber. His recording of works for cello and piano by Franz Liszt, published by Harmonia Mundi, on which he accompanies Alexis Descharmes, won the 2007 Diapason d’or.