|Michel BEROFF - Piano|
Michel BEROFF was born in France in 1950 . After graduating from the Paris conservatoire in 1966, he won the following year the first prize at the first international Olivier Messiaen piano competition . He has been since considered one of the most outstanding interpreter of Messiaen’s music . During the next years he played with the most prestigious orchestras around the world under the direction of such conductors as Abbado , Barenboim , Bernstein , Boulez , Dohnanyi , Dorati , Dutoit , Eschenbach , Gielen , Inbal , Jochum , Leinsdorf , Masur , Ozawa , Previn , Rostropovitch , Sinopoli , Solti , Tennsted , Tilson-Thomas , Zinman .
As a chamber music partner , he has been very active playing with Martha Argerich , Barabara Hendricks Jean-Philippe Collard , Augustin Dumay , Pierre Amoyal , Lynn Harrell .
During the past years , Michel Beroff has been developing a conducting career . He is currently teaching at the Paris Conservatoire .
Exclusive EMI artist for over 20 years , Michel Beroff has published more than 50 recordings ; among them , the complete works for piano and orchestra from Liszt , Prokofieff and Stravinsky , conducted by Seiji Ozawa and Kurt Masur . For Deutsche Grammophon , he has recorded Ravel’s left hand concerto with the LSO and Claudio Abbado . His latest recordings includes the complete piano music from Debussy for the Japanese label Denon . Michel Beroff has been awarded five times the “Grand Prix du disque”.
As a publisher , he participated , for Wiener Urtext , to a new edition of Debussy piano music . For the japanese network NHK , he realized , in 2006 , a serie of fifteen master-classes on french music.
During the last seasons , Michel Beroff played with the LSO under Pierre Boulez , the New-York philharmonic and Kurt Masur , as well as the London Philarmonic for an extensive tour of England and Spain . He undertook three japanese tours , uncluding one with the Philarmonia with Esa-Peka Salonen , played in concert in Paris the complete works for piano from Debussy and Janacek , and two Prokofieff concerti with the Orchestre de Paris and Christophe Eschenbach . He also toured extensively in Germany , Holland , Sweden , Finland , Portugal , Greece , Brasil , Korea and China.
|will teach at Académie Internationale d'été de Nice : from 8/4/2015 to 8/10/2015|
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