2021 session




CRR Caen

Originally from Périgord, the pianist Olivier Peyrebune began his musical studies at the National Conservatory of Bordeaux where he attended classes in piano, violin, musical training and writing.

He is admitted to the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris (CNSMDP) in the class of Dominique Merlet where he obtains a first prize of piano unanimously with the congratulations of the jury. He won, in this same establishment, two first prizes of chamber music; one in the class of Christian Ivaldi and Alain Planès (piano trio), the other in Bruno Pasquier's (sonata with cello) then, integrates, on competition, the cycle of perfection in the piano class of Jacques Rouvier .

In particular, he receives the advice and encouragement of Jeanne-Marie Darré, Gyorgy Sebök, Eugene Istomin, Wladimir Krainev, Charles Rosen and Dmitri Bashkirov, and is invited to a residency at the prestigious "Theo Lieven" foundation in Como (Italy).

Winner of several competitions, he performs in France and abroad, as a soloist and under the direction of various conductors such as Vitaly Kataiev, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Jaap Schröder and Mark Foster. He participates in numerous festivals such as Les Arcs, Saintonge Piano, Antibes Young Solo Festival, Radio France Montpellier Festival, musical strolls of Reims, Périgord Noir Festival or La Roque d'Anthéron. His chamber music partners include violinists Renaud Capuçon, Stéphanie-Marie Degand, Nicolas Dautricourt, cellists Gautier Capuçon, Raphael Chrétien, Jérôme Pernoo, and other musicians like Nicolas Baldeyrou.

He has recorded various works for France Television, Mezzo, France Culture, France Musique and also for many foreign radio stations.

The discography of this artist "worried, refined and sensitive" (Le Monde de la musique) includes chamber music works by Schumann, Saint-Saens, Lalo, Britten and Dorati, whose performances have been repeatedly praised by critics (Golden tuning fork, 10 of Repertory ...). His CD, Si minor, is dedicated to Liszt's Sonata and Chopin's 3rd Piano Sonata, "a magnificent record and an interpretation of rare accuracy" according to the magazine Diapason.