Célimène Daudet  
Célimène Daudet

The profoundness of an intense interpretation combined with a warm velvety sound of finest piano playing.


Pianist Celimène Daudet was born in Aix-en-Provence, France, from French and Haitian parents and started with her first piano lessons at the local conservatory. She soon gave first recitals as well as her first performances with orchestra.
She studied with Gery Moutier at the Conservatoire National Superieur in Lyon followed by studies for chamber music with Jean Mouillère at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris.

Célimène Daudet is a winner of the International Competition Jean Francaix in Paris, the international competition of the FNAPEC “Ensemble Music”, the Val d’Isère International competition and of the Pro Musicis International Prize.

She performs as soloist throughout Europe, Asia and North America. In 2013 she gave her Carnegie Hall Debut as well as her debut at the Châtelet Theatre in Paris. Latest engagements include concert performances in Jerusalem, Moscow, Washington, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Beijing, Shanghai, the “La Roque d’Anthéron” festival, the National Opera of Lyon, the Opera d’Avignon, MC2 in Grenoble and the Halles aux grains in Toulouse.

Célimène Daudet’s first solo album “A tribute to Bach”, her release of the “Art of Fugue” as well as her latest album featuring Préludes by Messiaen and Debussy have been appraised by the French and foreign press and received numerous awards.

She is initiator of the Haïti Piano Project and Artistic Director of the first Haïti Piano Festival. Projects of the last season included concert tours to Brazil, Havanna und Asia, a concert as soloist with the Mulhouse Symphony Orchestra as well as her Debut at the Vienna Konzerthaus. 

Zu den Projekten der vergangenen Saison zählten Konzertreisen nach Brasilien, Havanna und Asien, ein Konzert als Solistin mit dem Mulhouse Symphonieorchester sowie ihr Debut am Wiener Konzerthaus.

Cuurent projects are concert tours through Marocco and China, Solo recitals in Paris, London, Bordeaux, Nantes and Aix-en-Provence as well as a Philip Glass program at thePhilharmonie de Paris.

January 2019


Solo Repertoire

Albeniz - Iberia, cahier 1

J.S. Bach - Partita No. 2
J.S. Bach - Französische Suite No. 2
J.S. Bach - Das wohltemperierte Klavier (Auszüge)
J.S. Bach - Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge
J.S. Bach - Die Kunst der Fuge

Beethoven - Klaviersonate No. 5 in c Moll op. 10 Nr. 1
Beethoven - Klaviersonate No. 6 in F Dur op. 10 Nr. 2
Beethoven - Klaviersonate No. 10 in G Dur op. 14 Nr. 2
Beethoven - Klaviersonate No. 17 in d-Moll op. 31 Nr. 2 (Der Sturm) 
Beethoven - Klaviersonate No. 30 in E-Dur op. 109
Beethoven - Rondo a capriccio op. 129

Berg - Klaviersonate h-Moll op. 1

Boulez - Piano Sonata No. 3

Brahms - Rhapsodien Op. 79
Brahms - 7 Fantasien Op. 116
Brahms - 3 Intermezzi Op. 117
Brahms - Klavierstücke Op. 118
Brahms - Klavierstücke Op. 119

Chopin - Polonaise Fantaisie op. 61
Chopin - Nocturnes (Auszüge)
Chopin - Barcarolle Op. 60
Chopin - Berceuse Op. 57
Chopin - Ballade No.1 Op. 23
Chopin - Ballade No.3 Op. 47
Chopin - Ballade No.4 Op. 52
Chopin - Etudes Op. 10 und 25 (Auszüge)

Debussy - Préludes livre II
Debussy - Estampes
Debussy - Images cahier I
Debussy - Etudes "Pour les cinq doigts", "Pour les tierces"  

Dutilleux - Sionate

Fauré - Nocturne No. 13, Op. 11

Franck - Prélude Choral et Fugue
Franck - Prelude Fugue et Variation

Granados - Goyescas

Liszt - Trois sonnets de Pétrarque
Liszt - Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses: Funérailles, Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
Liszt - Jeu d´eau à la Villa d´Este
Liszt - Ballade No. 2
Liszt - Tarentelle 


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