Adam Laloum

Récital, Chamber music

Adam Laloum

Adam Laloum achieved international recognition in 2009 when he won First Prize at the prestigious Clara Haskil Competition and entered the class of Evgeni Koroliov, winner of the 1977 Clara Haskil Prize, at the Musikhochschule in Hamburg.

Since then he has appeared at such festivals as Lucerne, Verbier, La Roque-d’Anthéron, Bad Kissingen, Piano aux Jacobins, Aix-en-Provence Easter Festival, La Folle Journée de Nantes, Klavier-Festival Ruhr and Rheingau Musik Festival, and venues including the Wigmore Hall in London, the Herkulessaal in Munich, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, the Zurich Tonhalle, and the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan. Among the orchestras with which he has performed are the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (under Valery Gergiev), the Orchestre de Paris (Cornelius Meister), the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (Joshua Weilerstein), the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (Sir Roger Norrington), and the Deutsches Sinfonieorchester at the Berlin Philharmonie.

An enthusiastic chamber musician, he joined Mi-Sa Yang and Victor Julien-Laferrière to found the Trio Les Esprits, whose first disc, of works by Beethoven and Schumann, was released on Mirare. This recording was distinguished by The Strad magazine with ‘The Strad recommends’. A subsequent disc of the Brahms Clarinet Sonatas and Trio with Raphaël Sévère and Victor Julien-Laferrière received a Diapason d’Or of the Year 2015 and ffff in Télérama. He has also recorded two solo recital programmes for Mirare, devoted to Brahms and Schumann respectively, which have been highly acclaimed by the critics, earning a Diapason d’Or of the Year 2015, ffff in Télérama, and other distinctions.

He holds prizes and scholarships from the Fondation de France and the Fondation Groupe Banque Populaire. Adam Laloum is the artistic director of ‘Les Pages Musicales de Lagrasse’, a chamber music festival he founded in 2015.

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