Gabriel Durliat

Gabriel Durliat

"A great pianist and a formidable musician to follow" - Philippe Cassard, France Musique.

Winner of the Concours Général des lycées (1st Prize in music history), he entered the Paris Conservatoire the same year, at the age of 16, where he studied with Hortense Cartier-Bresson, Thierry Escaich, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger and Guillaume Connesson. He was awarded the Piano, Harmony and Piano Accompaniment Prizes - all three unanimously with congratulations from the jury - as well as the Counterpoint and Fugue Prizes.

In September 2022, he was admitted to the Artist Diploma program while continuing his studies with Cédric Tiberghien at the Académie Jaroussky.

In June 2022, Gabriel Durliat was one of six musicians selected to study at the Malko Academy for Young Conductors in Copenhagen, organized by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. In October 2023, he was assistant conductor of the Ensemble Intercontemporain for a production of Gérard Grisey's Espaces Acoustiques at the Philharmonie de Paris.

After becoming the first Frenchman to win the international Piano Campus competition in February 2022, in May 2023 Gabriel Durliat won 2nd prize at the Hans von Bülow International Conducting from the Piano Competition in Meiningen (Germany), a rare competition devoted to conducting from the piano.

Gabriel Durliat performs regularly with orchestra, in recital and chamber music, and is invited to participate in prestigious events such as the Festival International de Piano de la Roque d'Anthéron, the Festival d'Auvers-sur-Oise, the Festival de Deauville, the Journées Ravel of Montfort-l'Amaury...

His first solo CD, combining the music of Bach and Fauré, will be released in 2024 on the Scala Music label.

Gabriel is represented by International Artists Management.