Born Nov. 7, 1969 in Aix en Provence (France).
Born in Aix en Provence, Hélène Grimaud was accepted into the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris at the age of thirteen.
Her international concert career began in 1987 with performances at MIDEM in Cannes, La Roque d'Anthéron Piano Festival and a concert with the Orchestre de Paris at the invitation of Daniel Barenboim. Hélène Grimaud now performs regularly in most of the leading music centres and with major orchestras worldwide, and she continues to appear with conductors of the highest calibre. The current season began with concerts with the Orchestre de Paris and Eschenbach in Bucharest and at the BBC Proms in London, and the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam under Riccardo Chailly, and future engagements include concerts in Japan with the Czech Philharmonic and Vladimir Ashkenazy and performances with the Danish National Radio Symphony with Thomas Dausgaard, Detroit Symphony with Neeme Järvi and Netherlands Radio Philharmonic with Peter Eötvös.
An award-winning recording artist since the age of fifteen, Hélène Grimaud has recently signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon. At the French 'Victoires de la Musique' she was nominated Soloist of the Year in 2000, and in January 2002 was appointed Officier dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministère de la Culture. Hélène Grimaud is ambassador of Rolex and Montblanc’s arts and culture projects.
Hélène Grimaud on medici.tv
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