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accorded to the pianist Nicolas Bringuier by audiences and critic alike
confirms his status as one of France's most exciting artist of his generation.
In the last few seasons, he has played in such major concert halls across
Europe and Asia, like the Wiener Musikverein, the Berlin Philharmonie, the
Auditorio of Madrid and the Seoul Arts Center.
Born in Nice in
1980, Nicolas Bringuier entered at the age of 13 the Conservatoire National
Superieur de Musique in Paris in the class of Bruno Rigutto and already at the
age of 16, he was awarded the First Price of Piano. After 2 years of
post-graduate studies in Paris, he joined the class of Klaus Hellwig at the
University of the Arts in Berlin, where he graduated in 2009 with the highest
distinctions. He has also completed his musical formation by attending
master-classes with D. Bashkirov, O. Maisenberg, D. Merlet, J-C. Pennetier,
successes in renowned international music contests, most notably the 2nd Prize
of the Robert Schumann Competition in Zwickau , Nicolas Bringuier has performed
numerous concerts across Europe and has played as a soloist in major concert
halls such as the Salle Gaveau in Paris, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Palais
Garnier in Monte-Carlo, the Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, the Halle aux Grains
He has been
invited in prestigious festivals such as the Festival Radio-France in
Montpellier, the Printemps des Arts in Monte-Carlo, the Colmar festival, the
European Classic Festival Ruhr, the Chopin Nights in Nohant, the Schwetzingen
and the Mosel Festwochen, the Szeged Chamber Mucic Festival, the
Schiermonnikoog Chamber music Festival, the Piano Nights in Chisinau...
Bringuier has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Orchestre
Philharmonique du Capitole de Toulouse, the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the
Berliner Symphoniker, the Zwickau-Plauen Philharmonic, the Nice Philharmonic,
the Orchestre Lyrique d'Avignon, the Orchestre Régional de Cannes, the Orquesta
Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon, the Baleares Philharmonic, the Wuhan
Philharmonic, the International Players of Busan, with conductors such as
Philippe Bender, Yoav Talmi, Philippe Bernold, Fréderic Lodéon, James Liu, Yoel
Gamzou, Nanse Gum and on a regular basis under the baton of his brother Lionel
chamber music, he has formed since 2003 a piano duo with the ukrainian pianist
Olga Monakh, the Duo Siloti. In 2017
they made a highly succesfull tour in China and were immediately reinvited for
are artistic directors of Les Rencontres Musicales du Negresco, a chamber music
festival held each year in Nice, as well as of the Samson Francois
International Competition in Cagnes-sur-Mer.
has been playing with such artists as Andrej Bielow, Nicolas Dautricourt, Gary
Hoffman, Esther Hoppe, Raphael Oleg, Regis Pasquier, Jeroen Reuling, Francois
Salque, Diana Tishchenko, István Várdai,
Alexander Zemtsov and the Prazak Quartet.
for Audite has obtained a great international press acclaim, the Schumann
album was named one of the Recording of
the year by the Fanfare magazine in America, and by the Bavarian Radio in
Germany. His Bartók recital has been also unanimously praised by the critics.
Nicolas Bringuier teached at the University of Arts in Berlin in 2016/2017. From 2017 to 2020 he was a Professor for piano at the faculty of the Inje University in Busan, South Korea. He is now based in Nice, where he is holding on a regular basis masterclasses for advanced students. He is a regular jury member in national and international competitions.