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ADAM LALOUM

  © Carole Bellaiche

“On recordings, these emotional kaleidoscopes are the privilege of a few elected : Vladimir Horowitz, Claudio Arrau.
Today Adam Laloum.” ffff Télérama – Gilles Macassar – 29/09/2013

“The ineffable piano of this artist carries within him this song, this bit of madness, and the nostalgia that signed
the unique art of Guiomar Novaes, Vladimir Horowitz , Clara Haskil, Wilhelm Kempff and a few others,
including Catherine Collard, who was the queen of this repertoire (…)”
Diapason d’Or – Diapason, Alain Lompech – October 2013

 

Adam received an international recognition by winning 1st Prize at the prestigious Clara Haskil Piano Competition. He then joined the class of Evgeni Koroliov in Hamburg who is himself 1er Prize Clara Haskil 1977.

In his actuality one notes that Adam Laloum performs with the Verbier Festival Orchestra under Charles Dutoit, the Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, Orchestre de Paris under Cornelius Meister, debuts at the Berlin Philharmonie with the Deutsche Sinfonieorchester and Nicholas Colon, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Sir Roger Norrington, Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse under Joseph Swensen, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo under Alain Altinoglu, Orchestre National d’Ile de France under Ion Marin, Orchestre National de Lyon under Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under Jonathan Nott, Lüzerner Sinfonieorchester under James Gaffigan.

In recital, Adam Laloum is the guest of such festivals and halls as Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Konzerthaus Berlin, Herkulessaal Münich, Lucerne Festival, SWR Schwetzinger Festspiele, Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron, Festival de Verbier, Klavier Festival Ruhr, Auditorium du Louvre, Wigmore Hall, Bad Kissingen Festival, Tonhalle Zürich, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festspiele, Festival Piano à Lyon, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Festival de Colmar, Zermatt Festival, Festival Piano aux Jacobins, Société Chopin de Bern, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Théâtre de Vevey, Folles Journées de Nantes, Tokyo, Bilbao etc…

Born in 1987, Adam starts the piano at the age of 10 and makes his musical studies at the Toulouse Conservatory, before starting at the Paris National Conservatoire in 2002 in the class of Michel Béroff. During his scholarship, Adam met and attended master classes of such personalities as Dmitri Bashkirov or Paul Badura-Skoda. He received his Diploma in June 2006 and continued at the Lyon CNSM.

Adam Laloum is a very fine and passionate chamber music partner. He founded a piano trio – Trio les Esprits – with the cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière and the violinist Mi-sa Yang. Their first CD was released for the label Mirare in 2014 and was followed by a concert at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées.

Adam’s last solo recording, released in 2013, includes Schumann –Humoreske and Sonata op.11 (Mirare). This recording received a Diapason d’or of the Year, ffff by Télérama, the Grand Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros and 5 stars by Fono Forum in Germany. His first CD includes Brahms works (Mirare) and is published at the beginning of 2011.

His chamber music recording (Brahms both clarinet Sonatas and Trio with clarinet) with clarinettist Raphaël Sévère and cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière also received a Diapason d’or and ffff in Télérama.

Adam Laloum signed in 2016 with Sony Music Worldwide. His first recording for Sony will include the Two Brahms piano Concertos and will be released in 2018.

Adam is the artistic director of the festival “Les Pages Musicales de Lagrasse” since 2015, a festival dedicated to the chamber music repertoire.

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