Blüthner Artist Romain DescharmesRomain Descharmes

Romain Descharmes was born in 1980. In 1997 he studied piano with Jacques Rouvier, chamber music with Christian Ivaldi and piano accompaniment with Jean Koerner at the “Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris” . There he received three 1st prizes. In 2001 he participated in the “Cycle de Perfectionnement“ and further continued his training with Jacques Rouvier. He also received a Blüthner grand piano from the Alfred-Reinhold Foundation..

He achieved a scholarship through the Foundation Meyer for higher cultural and artistic education. His live concert performances led him to France, Germany, Italy and Lebanon. He played piano concerts e.g. in Yokohama, Leipzig, Neapel, Nancy and at the festival of the Aix-en-Provence. As a solo player he performed with the “Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine” and with the “Nouvel Ensemble Instrumental du Conservatoire” in Paris, in the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, in the Accademia Barocca Willelm Hermans in Terni and in the Orchestra del Lazio in Rome. His passion for chamber music expressed oneself in various concerts like for example at the festivals of Beirut, Pézenas and Saint-Jean-de-Luz.

There have been released a number of records with Romain Descharmes, e.g. one CD containing piano works of the beginning of the 20th century and two more together with Sarah Nemtanu (concertmaster of the Orchestre National de France) and the clarinetist Jérôme Comte.