Thierry Huillet

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Thierry Huillet

Thierry Huillet (born 21 July 1965) is a French pianist and composer of classical and contemporary classical music.

As pianist[edit]

Born in Toulouse, Huillet won first prize at the Conservatoire de Paris where he was a pupil of Pierre Sancan and Germaine Mounier.

In 1987, Huillet won first prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition. He is also laureate of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Bolzano, Italy, 1986, 1994) et du International Music Competition of Japan (Tokyo, 1989). Il a été invité à jouer dans des salles prestigieuses et avec de nombreux grands orchestres.

A teacher at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Toulouse [fr], he is regularly invited to sit as a jury in major international piano competitions.

He forms a duo with violinist and violist Clara Cernat, his wife.

As composer[edit]

Huillet started composing very late. Nevertheless, his work, very lyrical, already contains more than a hundred opus among which concertos (for violin, violin and viola, piano or oboe), chamber music including a concert for piano and violin Le petit prince. He has also produced numerous transcriptions.

His works are created by great artists but also by the "duo Cernat-Huillet" or the "trio Huillet" where the couple is joined by clarinetist Gari Cayuelas-Krasznai.



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