Bertrand Chamayou has established himself at the highest level on the international music scene, performing in venues such as Paris’ Théâtre des Champs Elysées, New York’s Lincoln Center, Munich’s Herkulessaal and London’s Wigmore Hall. He has appeared at major festivals including Mostly Mozart, Lucerne and Rheingau, as well as the Rotterdam Gergiev Festival and Klavier-Festival Ruhr.
He has worked with orchestras including the London and Rotterdam Philharmonic orchestras, The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, hr-Sinfonieorchester, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and Orchestre National de France. Conductor collaborations have included Pierre Boulez, Leonard Slatkin, Sir Neville Marriner, Semyon Bychkov, Michel Plasson, Louis Langrée, Jérémie Rhorer, Stéphane Denève, Ludovic Morlot and Andris Nelsons.
In the 2013/14 season, Chamayou made his debuts with the Deutsches Sinfonieorchester at Berlin’s Philharmonie and the NDR Sinfonieorchester in Hamburg. This season he returns to the Orchestre de Paris, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and La Chambre Philharmonique amongst many others. He makes his debut with the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo.
Chamayou is a regular chamber music performer, with partners including Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Quatuor Ebène, Antoine Tamestit and Sol Gabetta. A recital tour with Gabetta in 2014/15 led the duo to Zurich’s Tonhalle, Baden-Baden’s Festspielhaus, Berlin’s Philharmonie and Munich’s Prinzregententheater, amongst others.
Bertrand Chamayou has made a number of highly successful recordings. The only artist to win France's prestigious Victoires de la Musique on three occasions, he has signed an exclusive recording contract with Warner/Erato.
Bertrand Chamayou was born in Toulouse. His musical talent was quickly noted by pianist Jean-François Heisser who later became his professor at the Paris Conservatoire. He completed his training with Maria Curcio in London.
Source: ERATO (Warner Classics)