Lucas Debargue


French pianist Lucas Debargue was discovered through his performances at the 15th International Tchaikovsky Competition held in Moscow in 2015. Although placing fourth in the final round, he was the only musician across all disciplines who was awarded with the coveted Moscow Music Critic’s Prize as a pianist whose “incredible gift, artistic vision, and creative freedom have impressed the critics as well as the audience.”

Following this incredible breakthrough Lucas Debargue was invited to solo with leading orchestras in the most prestigious concert halls in the world: the Grand Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow; Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall and St. Petersburg Philharmonic Hall; Theatre des Champs-Elysées, Salle Gaveau and Paris Philharmonic; Conservatory of Milan; Wigmore Hall and Royal Festival Hall in London; Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw; Prinzregententheater in Munich and the Berlin Philharmonic Hall; Konserthuset in Stockholm; Carnegie Hall in New York; and further prestigious concert halls in Tokyo, Osaka, Chicago, Montréal, Toronto, Seattle, Mexico, Beijing, Taipei, Shanghai, and Seoul.

He also collaborates with famous conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Andrey Boreyko, Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Spivakov, Yutaka Sado, and Tugan Sokhiev, and and appears regularly in chamber music ensembles with Gidon Kremer, Janine Jansen, and
Martin Fröst.

Appeared in


Beyond Beethoven