Véronique Pélisséro

Véronique Pélisséro


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Véronique Pélisséro studied piano with Pierre Barbizet at the Marseille Conservatoire and with Yvonne Loriod, Jean Hubeau, and Christian Ivaldi at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur.

In 1983, she won the gold medal and the Grand Prix of the city of Marseille and in 1986 the first prize in Piano at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur.

Subsequently, she took part in a cycle de perfectionnement in piano, chamber music and pedagogy under Dimitri Bashkirov, Jorge Bolet, Léon Fleischer, Claude Helffer, Nikita Magaloff, Olivier Messiaen, and Ilton Wjuniski.

Véronique Pélisséro has won numerous awards at international competitions including the Darius Milhaud, G.B. Viotti, Viotti-Valsesia, and the European Chimay Foundation prizes.

Her many performances in France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Korea, and the United States include appearances at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Avignon, La Roque d’Anthéron, Queen’s Hall in London, Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, the Musikverein in Graz and the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

As a performer of chamber music, she regularly plays with musicians of the Paris Opera Orchestra and the Orchestre National de France, including Anne Gastinel, Thierry Huchin, Pascal Moraguès, the Quatuor Parisii, and Jean Guilhen Queyras. Wolfgang Holzmair, Felicitas Bergmann, Bruno Ranq, and Laurent Naouri are but a few of the singers she accompanies.

Véronique Pélisséro has recorded compositions by Debussy (Plein jeu), Fauré, Séverac, and Roussel (Lyrinx) and the complete works for viola and piano by Darius Milhaud (Symposium).