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Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (born 9 september 1957) is a French pianist.

Life

Pierre-Laurent Aimard was born in Lyon, where he entered the conservatory. Later he studied with Yvonne Loriod. In 1973 he was awarded the chamber music prize of the Paris Conservatoire. In the same year he won the first prize at the international Olivier Messiaen Competition. Three years later he was a founding member of the Ensemble InterContemporain.

Repertoire

Aimard is particularly committed to contemporary music. He was the soloist in several premieres of works like Répons by Pierre Boulez, Klavierstück XIV by Karlheinz Stockhausen or the études number 11 and 13 by György Ligeti.de:Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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