Claire Désert


Born: 1967   Country: France   Period: 20th/21st Centuries
Concert pianist Claire Desert was born in Angoulême, France in 1967. At the age of 14 she began music studies at the Paris Conservatoire. She achieved First Prize in piano unanimously (Special Prize competition in 1985) in the class of Vensislav Yankoff. By 1990 Ms. Desert began performing recitals and concerts at various international festivals to critical acclaim. On a scholarship from the French government she continued her musical Read more studies in Moscow for a year in the Evgeni Malinin class at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory. On returning to France, she performed in a cycle of chamber music with Roland Pidoux. Claire Desert has recordings to her credit and is most recently a professor of piano at the Paris Conservatoire. Read less