Laurent Lamy, pianist, composer and teacher, has, through study with the Polish pianist Barbara Halska, acquired a distillation of the piano traditions of Clara Schumann, Liszt and Chopin which she inherited from her teachers Jerzy Żurawlew (founder of the Chopin Piano Competition of Warsaw) and Tatyana Nikolayeva.

He is a teacher of piano and chamber music at the Camille Saint-Saëns Conservatoire in Dieppe and gives master classes in France and Poland. He is artistic director of the international festivals Le Grenier Musical d’Automne and Musique à Varengeville. He is a member of the jury at several piano competitions: Franco-Chinese, Paris-Canton, Pietro Montani…and is a founder member of the trio Les Musiciens de la Sizeranne.

           Laurent Lamy appears as a soloist and plays with such performers as violinists Andrzej Krawiec and Guy Comentale, cellists Martín Menking and Damien Ventula, singers Halina Lumkowska, Bernarda Fink and Marie Gautrot, guitarist Jacques Marmoud, pianist Lech Napierala, flautist Mario Carbotta, actors Francis Facon, Marie-Christine Barrault and conductors Bernard Le Monnier and Makoto Suheiro.

He has played in prestigious concerts in honour of Czeslaw Milosz (Nobel Prize for Literature), for Lutoslawski’s 80th birthday, the 100th birthday of the American pianist Mieczysław Horszowski.

             He has recently taken part in the filming of Submergence by Wim Wenders with Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy, written a commentary on the works of Antonin Orlowski in Bulletin Flaubert-Maupassant No. 30-2014, the annual review published by Les Amis de Flaubert et de Maupassant, createn in 2007 an unpublished and unfinished sonata for piano and cello by Camille Saint-Saëns. Now he's recording the piano works of Ignace Krzyżanowski for the Acte Préalable label, a world first.

 

               Laurent Lamy’s repertoire includes the complete works of Frédéric Chopin, Ignacy Krzyzanowski and Claude Debussy

Laurent Lamy is an extraordinarily interesting performer... His exceptional sensitivity and a truly artistic temperament are evident... His interpretations bear the mark of creative thought…

                                  Tadeusz Gadzina (1st violin, Wilanow String Quartet)

 

A beautiful work (describing the Partita for violin and piano) … distinguished writing

                                  Dominique Preschez (composer and writer)

languages spoken: french, polish, english, italian

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