An entire day at the radio station France Musique dedicated to Bertrand Chamayou

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France Musique just can’t get enough of Bertrand Chamayou. The French classical music station has given the pianist free reign across an entire day of programmes on Tuesday 2 October. As Artist in Residence at Radio France, the indefatigable Chamayou will spend the whole day on the airwaves at the Maison de la Radio and other destinations, beginning with the …

Bertrand Chamayou invites Le Figaro to his home studio for a lesson in Saint-Saëns

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Bertrand Chamayou is interviewed at home in the French newspaper Le Figaro today on the release of his new Saint-Saëns album. Recorded with the Orchestre national de France and maestro Emmanuel Krivine, the disc was No.1 in the French classical charts in its first week of release. He spoke to the same publication about other projects that are ‘shaking up ideas …

Bertrand Chamayou's guide to his hometown, Toulouse

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For the latest edition of Point de Vue magazine (with Meghan Markle on the cover), Bertrand Chamayou reveals his best kept secrets in his personal guided tour of Toulouse, the city in South West France where he was born and spent many happy childhood hours cycling along the canal and precociously discusing Frank Zappa with his hairdresser. His favourite haunts include Les …

Live broadcast: listen to Bertrand Chamayou play Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand

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Bertrand Chamayou was special guest soloist at the Festival Radio France in Montpellier over the weekend, performing Ravel’s thrilling Piano Concerto for the Left Hand. He was accompanied by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and brilliant young Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali. As an encore – with his two hands – he delighted the audience with the same composer’s Pavane …

'In the footsteps of Debussy' documentary: watch now

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The final episode in Warner Classics’ the three-part documentary series In the footsteps of Debussy is out now, presented in partnership with Gramophone magazine for this month’s Debussy issue. The short film features interviews with Bertrand Chamayou on his contribution to the 33CD box set Claude Debussy: The Complete Works. Commemorating the centenary of the pioneering French composer’s death on 25 March 1918, the Warner …

Bertrand Chamayou on the cover of 'International Piano' magazine

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Bertrand Chamayou is the cover star for the January 2018 edition of International Piano magazine, out now. The in-depth interview delves into the mystery and spirituality of the music of Liszt, Debussy and Ravel. ‘Bertrand Chamayou doesn’t just perform music of the great Late Romantic and French Impressionist composers – he seems to channel their very spirit as he plays. Robert Turnbull met …