Biography of Philippe Argenty
Biography of Philippe Argenty

Biography of Philippe Argenty, pianist

Philippe Argenty enters the Music Academy in 2000 and in 2003 he decides to go to Paris in order to focus on music and piano. In 2005, after two years of formation in Paris, he joins the Conservatori Superior de Musica of Liceu in Barcelona, where he studies with the pianist and instructor Stanislav Pochekin. There, he obtains a diploma in “Piano Performance” in 2011 and he receives the best possible mark for the interpretation of the Franz Liszt 2nd Concerto for piano and orchestra.

In 2005, he is awarded with the 2nd prize at the Grand Concours International de Piano in Paris, at the Cortot Hall.

Since 2004, he has performed in France, Norway, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Spain and Andorra in solo or in chamber music.

In 2011, he does a concert tour in solo with the Barcelona orchestra “ConjuntXXI” where he performs the Franz Liszt 2nd Concerto for piano and orchestra.




  Meanwhile he is invited to perform in several festivals in France and in other foreign countries. He plays in recitals and in chamber music in numerous formations (Duo Fortecello, Trio Gatti, in quintet with string quartet and in sextet with wind quintet or even in violin-piano duo…
                Since January 2016 he is as well member of NonStop Tango Trio that proposes tango argentino concerts and shows all around the Europe.
                Today he dedicates much part of his professional activity to organize festivals and musical seasons:
“Festival Itinérant et Permanent les Clés du Classique”, “Musiques en Clain”, “Saint Savin Piano & Master Classes Festival”, “Concerts aux Châteaux” and “Jeudis du classique” in Montmorillon.
In 2017 he joined the council of the Festival Pablo Casals in Prades.
                In addition, he is the Artistic Manager of the association Les Clés du Classique since 2008.
                In 2015, he is invited by the Festival Art Duo in Prague as a jury member of the piano competition, and plays in many concerts in Czech Republic and Hungary.

The first album named “Cello and Piano World Tour” with the cellist Anna Mikulska (Duo Fortecello) was released in 2015, the second “Soul of nations” in 2018 by KNS Classical label and the third one, "Chopin : Ange ou Démon?" in 2022 by Cascavelle Gallo. They did several european tours and tours in China and USA in 2019.

Engaged in the Duo Fortecello "Music for all" program they work on giving possibility to everyone to listen to live classical music as little villages, hospitals, retirement houses and schools. In addition both musicians coach young artists helping them to develop their personality and career.


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