Alexandre LORY is a multi-talented concert pianist and an artist with a deeply authentic sensibility.
After completing his musical studies at the Aix en Provence National Conservatory, he was unanimously admitted in 2011 to the National Conservatory of Music in Paris in the class of Roger Muraro and Isabelle Dubuis. He obtained his License there two years later, then his Masters in 2015. That same year, he was unanimously admitted to the Master of Chamber Music in a duet with the pianist Clément Lefebvre in the class of Claire Désert and Amy Flammer. In August 2016, they were invited to give a series of concerts as part of the residency groups of the Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron and subsequently performed at the Préludes aux concerts in the great hall of the Philharmonie de Paris.
Supported by the association of Friends of Young Artists Musicians, in April 2017 they went on a concert tour in Alsace, before joining the Messiaen Festival in La Meije in July.
Alexandre was admitted in September 2016 to a Performing Artist Diploma at the CNSM in Paris and was awarded the Blüthner Prize on this occasion.
Very quickly spotted by Bernard d´Ascoli, who has been following him since 2009, Alexandre is supported by the Piano Cantabile association. He also works with pianists such as Jacques Rouvier, Konstantin Lifschitz, Alain Planès, Michel Dalberto, Jeffrey Swann, Jerome Rose, Louis Lortie and Matei Varga.
A laureate of the Safran Foundation, the Banque Populaire Foundation and the Société Générale Musical Mécénat, Alexandre is also a much appreciated chamber musician.
He is invited by numerous festivals such as the Festival des Nuits Pianistiques d’Aix en Provence, the Festival des Pianissimes, the Festival des “Sonates d’Automne” in Loches, the Thalasso Radio Classique Festival in Saint-Malo, the Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron, the Folle Journée de Nantes, the “All About Piano” Festival in London, the Ysaÿe’s Knokke Festival in Belgium, the Kyoto International Festival, the IKIF in New York or even during the Center’s 2014 musical season French Cultural in Boston.
He regularly plays in a duo with the violinist Léo Marillier and the pianist Clément Lefebvre, performs in particular with the clarinetist Florent Héau and makes a quick replacement for a concert at the Cité de la Musique in Paris with the cellist Ivan Karizna.
He also plays as a soloist with different orchestras including the Orchestra of Harmony of Lecce, the Symphony Orchestra of Aix-en-Provence, the National Chamber Orchestra of Moldavia and with the Orchestra of the Laureates of the Conservatory performing the 1st Rachmaninoff concerto conducted by Philippe Aïche.
An actor in the cultural life of his hometown during solo concerts, he also works on the “Opera dans la Rue” Project with French and Dutch lyrical artists around the great arias of the classical repertoire. The Aix Pianistic Academy entrusted him for several years with the accompaniment of Master Classes, notably those of Philippe Bary and François Baduel on cello and Jérôme Guichard on oboe.
At the Conservatoire Supérieur National de Paris, he forges a musical bond with violinist Léo Marillier, which is fully expressed in their first CD “Opera Fantasies”. This one, produced in 2014 by the Independent Label Forgotten Records, publisher of rare works, is produced under the artistic direction of Alexis Galpérine. In July 2015, they were selected by the prestigious International Academy of Violin-Piano Duo in Lausanne, supervised by Pierre Amoyal and Anne Queffélec.
In 2017, Alexandre won the 1st Liszt Prize at the Brest International Piano Competition and the 1st Prize at the International Società Umanitaria Competition in Milan. He is also one of the 2018 IKIF Artist Recognition Scholarship Award winners in New York.
Holder of the French teaching diploma – Certificate of Aptitude, Alexandre LORY currently teaches at the National Conservatory – CRR in Boulogne-Billancourt and at the Paris Municipal Conservatory of the 20th arrondissement, Georges Bizet.