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Pierre REACH (piano)

Pierre Réach graduated from the Conservatoire Nation al Supérieur de Paris.

Pierre Réach has received numerous awards in several international competitions: First Prize in Olivier Messiaen International Piano Competition in Paris, a Medal in the Artur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Israel, and second Prize in Maria Canals and Jaén Competitions (Spain), and Casella (Italy).

Pierre Réach has appeared in solo recitals and with orchestras around the world: in Japan with NHK and Osaka Philharmonic, with KBS of Seoul, BBC and Hallé of Man chester, Philharmonique and National of Radio-France, etc. He plays in the most important concert halls in Paris: Salle Gaveau, Salle Pleyel, Opéra Comique, Théätre des Champs Elysées.

A professor in the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris, Pierre Réach is constantly in demand for master classes in several countries: South Korea, Japan, Portugal, Israel, USA, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, etc. He is Professor honoris causa of the Shanghai Conservatory. He has also been invited to be jury member of several inter national competitions (Piano Masters of Monte Carlo, Olivier Messiaen, Maria Canals, San Remo, Grands Amateurs, Sonoda in Japan, etc).

Pierre Réach is the Artistic Director of the Festivals Piano aux Pyrénées, Printemps Musical de Provins, Shanghai piano festival (first edition, January 2005).