Saturday, 13/08/2022
7 p.m.: Piano evening

Nicolas Stavy


Complete programme


Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)3 Romances sans paroles op.17 (ca.1863/64)

Andante quasi Allegretto
Allegro molto
Andante moderato
Mel Bonis (1858 - 1937)Romance sans paroles op.56
Gabriel Fauré
Mazurka (ca.1865)
Mel Bonis
La cathédrale blesseée op.107 (1927)
Johannes Brahms
(1833 - 1897)
Variationen über ein eigenes Thema op.21 Nr.1 (1857)
Johannes Brahms
Thema mit Variationen aus dem Streichsextett Nr.1 B-Dur op.18 (für Clara Schumann)
Gabriel Fauré
Ballade op.19 (1877 - 79)
(C. Saint-Saëns gewidmet)

Nocturne Nr.13 h-moll op.119 (1922)

Nicolas Stavy_JB04642©Jean-Baptiste Millot

Photo: Jean-Baptiste Millot

In his native France and around the world, audiences are moved by the sensitivity of the playing of this artist who “makes the piano sing so wonderfully” (La Lettre du Musicien). Nicolas Stavy performs in prestigious international contexts such as the Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron, The Mariinsky International Piano festival, the Festival Berlioz, the Musée d’Orsay, the Salle Pleyel, the EuroArt Praha Festival, the International Granada “Fex” Festival, the Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Casals Hall (Tokyo), the Romanian Athenaeum (Bucharest), Victoria Hall (Geneva), the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, 92nd Street Y (New York), etc. He has performed with major orchestras such as the Suisse Romande Orchestra, the Utah Symphony, the Bucharest Philharmonic, the Orchestre National de Lille, the Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine, etc.
Ever avid for discovery, Nicolas Stavy performs chamber music with such colleagues as Cédric Tiberghien, Karine Deshayes, the Quatuor Ebène, etc.. He has also participated in other projects with well-known actors, including Robin Renucci, Didier Sandre, Brigitte Fossey and Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.
Nicolas Stavy is a prizewinner of several international competitions: the Special Prize at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw in 2000, 2nd Prize in the Geneva International Competition in 2001, 4th Prize in the Gina Bachauer Competition in the U.S. in 2002, 2nd Prize in the Young Concert Artists competition in New York in 2003, etc.
His last CDs were greeted with FFFF Télérama, the Guardian, ***** by Classica, ***** by Diapason, “coup de Coeur” France Musique…, Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten