Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Hon RAM, Visiting Professor of Music

Widely acclaimed as a key figure in the music of our time and as a uniquely significant interpreter of piano repertoire from every age, Pierre-Laurent Aimard enjoys an internationally celebrated career.

  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs worldwide with major orchestras under conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle and Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Residencies include projects at Carnegie Hall, New York's Lincoln Centre, Berlin's Philharmonie and London's Southbank Centre.
  • Aimard is currently Artisit Director of the Aldeburgh Festival.
  • He now records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. His first release for the label, Bach's Art of Fugue, received both the Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde de la Musique awards, debuted at No.1 on Billboard's classical chart and topped iTunes’ classical album download chart.
  • His recording of Ives’s Concord Sonata and Songs received a Grammy award in 2005.
  • Pierre-Laurent has been honoured with ECHO Classic Awards, most recently in 2009 for his recording of solo piano pieces, “Hommage à Messiaen” and was also presented with Germany’s Schallplattenkritik “Honorary Prize” the same year.
Aimard now records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. His first DG release, Bach's Art of Fugue, received both the Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde de la Musique awards, debuted at No.1 on Billboard's classical chart and topped iTunes’ classical album download chart. - See more at: http://www.pierrelaurentaimard.com/content/about#sthash.9ToySKC4.dp
Aimard now records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon. His first DG release, Bach's Art of Fugue, received both the Diapason d'Or and Choc du Monde de la Musique awards, debuted at No.1 on Billboard's classical chart and topped iTunes’ classical album download chart. - See more at: http://www.pierrelaurentaimard.com/content/about#sthash.9ToySKC4.dpuf

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