Théo Fouchenneret

1st Prize ex aequo Piano 2018

Born in Nice, Théo Fouchenneret started studying piano in his hometown with Christine Gastaud. At thirteen years old, he entered the CNSM in Paris, first in the class of Alain Planès, then with Hortense Cartier-Bresson, with whom he continued his studies during the 3rd cycle. He also studied chamber music with Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and Yann Ollivo, and received the advice of many renowned professors. Théo Fouchenneret won the Gabriel Fauré Prize in 2013. An adept of chamber music, he founded the Ensemble Messiaen, with which he won 1st Prize at the Lyon Competition. He currently leads an active career as chamber musician and soloist, regularly performing with renowned musicians at festivals in France and in Switzerland, as well as in Lebanon, China and Japan.


— V. Cordero: Spiegeltoccata
— F. Chopin: 4e Ballade, Op. 52
— L. v. Beethoven: Andante in F major, WoO 57

— L. v. Beethoven: Sonata N° 21 in C major, "Waldstein", Op. 53
— C. Debussy: Étude pour les quartes, Étude pour les sonorités opposées
— G. Kurtág: 8 Klavierstücke, Op. 3

— W. A. Mozart: Quintet for piano and wind instruments, KV 452
— I. Stravinsky: Trois mouvements de Petrouchka
— R. Wagner – F. Liszt: Isoldes Liebestod
— L. Janáček: In the mists

— B. Bartók: Concerto N° 3