French pianist Bertrand Chamayou is linked to Maurice Ravel by a deep artistic and personal affinity. In love with his music since he was nine years old, Chamayou spent his vacations a few meters from his birthplace in Ciboure and studied with Jean-François Heisser, whose teacher Vlado Perlemuter was a pupil of Ravel himself. Still by Ravel is the exceptional orchestration of Musorgsky's Pictures of an Exhibition , a masterpiece of the repertoire that Swiss Conductor Philippe Jordan offers along with Debussy's Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faune .
Hailing from a family of Swiss artists, Philippe Jordan is in demand at all the world's major opera houses, festivals and orchestras and is considered one of the most successful and important conductors of our time. He has been Conductor music director of the Vienna State Opera since September 2020Read More
In 2019 he won the Gramophone Recording of the Year for his recording of the Piano Concertos no. 2 and 5 by Camille Saint-Saëns. He is the only artist to have won the prestigious Victories de la Musique award four times. In 2016 he won an ECHO Klassik for recording Ravel's complete piano works.Read More