Christian Ivaldi

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Christian Ivaldi (born 2 September 1938) is a French pianist.[1]

Ivaldi was born in Paris. He studied at the Paris Conservatory with Jacques Février[2] and took a Premier Prix in piano performance, as well as in chamber music, counterpoint, and accompaniment. He first appeared as a soloist at Radio France in 1961. He has premiered pieces by Gilbert Amy, Georges Aperghis, André Boucourechliev, Maurice Ohana, and Luis de Pablo among others. He is considered as a "remarkable musician".[3]


  1. ^ "Krivine and Ivaldi: An Extraordinary Duo". New York Times. 11 December 1977. Retrieved 28 February 2011.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  2. ^ Timbrell, Charles (1999). French pianism: a historical perspective. Hal Leonard Corporation. pp. 149–. ISBN 978-1-57467-045-5. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Piano ma non solo, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, Anagramme Ed., 2012, p. 185