Laure Favre-Kahn

Born in Arles in 1976, Laure Favre-Kahn studied piano at the Conservatoire d’Avignon, and later entered the class of Bruno Rigutto at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where she was unanimously awarded a Premier Prix.

Since then, she has performed regularly as soloist and chamber musician, appearing in numerous festivals, including Radio France in Montpellier, and performing with such orchestras as the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Laure Favre-Kahn has released two records with the label Arion, as well as a recording of works by Rachmaninov, taped live at the Flâneries Musicales in Reims, released by Transart Live. Since 1997, Laure Favre-Kahn has been the Artistic Director of the Festival des Nuits Musicales, held in the Château de Fargues in the Vaucluse.

In May, 2001, she was selected at the International Pro Piano Competition in New York to give a concert at Carnegie Recital Hall. Following this performance, she was named "Pro Piano Artist of the Year", leading to two recording contracts with Pro Piano Records. This record marks her first release with Pro Piano Records.