Laure Favre-Kahn, pianist

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13cd1202lfk 0317redLaure Favre-Kahn studied the piano at the Conservatoire in Avignon, before joining Bruno Rigutto's class at the Paris Conservatoire, where she was unanimously awarded a Premier Prix at the age of seventeen.

At the age of twenty, she made her first recording of works by Schumann, followed a year later by a CD devoted to Chopin, both on the Arion label.

In January 1999, she performed at the Midem Music Festival in Cannes as one of the ‘Revelations Classiques de l’ADAMI’. She makes regular appearances as a soloist or chamber musician in France, in Europe, in USA and in Asia. Her partner of predilection is the violinist Nemanja Radulovic.

She has taken part in many important festivals: Auvers-sur-Oise, Orange (Chorégies), Bagatelle (Chopin Festival), Antibes (Festival des Jeunes Solistes), Evian (Rencontres Musicales), Reims (Les Flâneries Musicales), Montpellier (Festival de Radio France), Rocamadour (Les Eclectiques), Nohant (Rencontres Internationales Chopin), etc... Laure Favre-Kahn has guested with various orchestras : Orchestre Symphonique de Nancy, Orchestre Symphonique Français, Ensemble Orchestral de Normandie, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Orchestre Colonne, Orchestre de Bretagne, Ukrainian Philharmonic Orchestra…

In May 2001, she won the first price International Pro Piano to New York, and gave a recital to the Carnegie Recital Hall in October 2001. After that, she’s selected as Pro Piano Artist of the Year and recording in 2003 a CD devoted to Reynaldo Hahn, for Pro Piano Records to New York (recognize by New York Times).

Since 2003, Laure Favre-Kahn has recorded eight discs live for Transart Live label. Her eleventh CD is released the 7th May 2014 and devoted to Chopin. In September 2017 her 12th CD “Vers la flamme” came out under the label Naïve, receiving unanimously high praise from international press.   

In July 2013 at the Avignon festival, Laure Favre-Kahn created the musical show “Chopin... Confidences “, where, alone on stage, she pays tribute to the composer, with the voice of Charles Berling. In November 2004 she became an Ambassadress to Caméléon, a charity caring for children living in the streets in the Philippines.