Michel Bourdoncle, piano (France)
After having studied at the Darius Milhaud Conservatory of Aix en Provence together with Jacqueline Courtin and Bernard Flavigny, he was admitted to the National Superior Conservatory of Paris for Music and Dance where he took classes with Geneviève Joy, Jean Hubeau, Christian Ivaldi and Dominique Merlet. In 1984 he won the First Prize in the Acanthes International Competition presided over by Iannis Xenakis. In 1986, a scholarship allows him to study in the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory where he learned from Henriette Mirvis, Samvil Alumian, Mikhail Vosskressensky and Lev Naoumov. The same year he won a prize in the First Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht.
Michel Bourdoncle has an active concert career and regularly performs at top venues all over the world: Carnegie Hall in New York, Sala in São Paulo, Teatro Municipal de Rio de Janeiro, Great Hall of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Anichkov Palace in St Petersburg, Sala Verdi in Milan, Weinbrenner Saal in Baden-Baden, Teatro Real in Madrid, Salle Gaveau and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Toursky Theatre in Marseille, the Montpellier’s Corum, Salle Paderewsky in Lausanne, Grande Salle of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, the Philharmonic Theatre of Odessa, Smetana Hall in Prague, the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Beijing Poly Theatre, the Shanghai Grand Theatre, Mahidol University in Bangkok, Hanoi Grand Theatre and many more.
Michel Bourdoncle has performed with the following: Mark Peskanov, Yuri Bashmet and the Soloists of Moscow, Kirill Rodin, Stephen Kates, Dominique de Williencourt, Frédéric Lagarde, Philippe Cuper, Giampiero Sobrino, Jean-Marc Boissière, Amaury Wallez, Konstantin Lifschitz, Jacques Rouvier, Georges Pludermacher. He has recordings with Doron Music, Ems Master Sound, Naxos Marco Polo and 3D Classics.
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