Romain Descharmes was born in 1980 and studied since 1997 at “Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris” piano with Jacques Rouvier, chamber music with Christian Ivaldi and piano accompaniment with Jean Koerner.
There he received three 1st prizes. In 2001 he had been accommodated in the “Cycle de Perfectionnement“ and continued his lesson with Jacques Rouvier. He got a Blüthner grand piano from the Alfred – Reinhold – Beneficent and achieved a scholarship through the Foundation Meyer for higher cultural and artistic education. An alive concert activity led him to France, Germany, Italy and in the 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.