Pianist Christian Chamorel, born in Lausanne in 1979, is remarkable for the diversity of his repertoire and his exacting artistic approach.
He has been invited to play at major festivals, including the Beethoven Festival of Chicago, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Klavierfestival Ruhr in Germany, as well as French festivals such as Les Musicales du Golfe, Lisztomanias and Festival de Musique de Menton. His performances include concerts at the Musashino Hall, Tokyo, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, the Tonhalle in Zurich, the Wigmore Hall in London and the Victoria Hall. Chamorel began studying the piano at the Lausanne Conservatory, obtaining a soloist diploma with distinction in Christian Favre’s class at the age of 17. He furthered his training under Gerhard Oppitz at the Munich Hochschule für Musik und Theater, where he obtained another soloist diploma in 2004 before continuing at the Zurich Musikhochschule under Homero Francesch.
Chamorel also accompanies many internationally renowned instrumentalists and singers such as Swiss violinist Rachel Kolly d’Alba.
Their first CD « Fin de siècle » was released by the Aparté label in 2015 is nominated at the « International Classical Music Awards » as one of the best recordings of the year. He has also been awarded many international and national prizes including the Yamaha, the Leenaards Foundation and Kiefer Hablitzel prizes, as well as the first prize for Virtuoso of the Future at the international competition in Crans-Montana.