The French pianist Claire Chevallier, who lives in Brussels, is in great demand on stages in both Belgium and abroad. A specialist in historical performance practice, Claire is highly regarded for her award-winning recordings. As a musician and historian, she has put together her own collection of keyboard instruments, together with six grand pianos from the period 1842-1920.

She has performed as a soloist or with a chamber music ensemble at venues including Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Amsterdam, Vredenburg Utrecht, Netwerk Oude Muziek Utrecht, Musikfestspiele Sanssouci Potsdam, Köln Brühl Schloss Konzerte, Köln Fest für Alte Musik, Musikfestspiele Bremen, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Mozarteum Salzburg, Beethoven Fest Bonn, Flâneries Musicales de Reims, Cité de la musique Paris, Salle Pleyel, Opéra de Bordeaux, and Auditorium de Dijon. In Belgium she is a regular guest at Concertgebouw Brugge[VM1] ; BOZAR and Flagey, Brussels; AMUZ, Antwerp; De Bijloke, Ghent; Flanders Festival Ghent and Bruges; Klarafestival; and others.

In 2007 and 2009 she was a jury member at the International Competition for Pianoforte in Bruges; in 2014 at the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, Utrecht, the Netherlands; and in 2018 at the first International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments in Warsaw.

Since 2004 she has been a pianoforte tutor at the Royal Conservatoire of Brussels.

Her broad interest in a range of art disciplines has led to collaborations with Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas, Josse De Pauw, David Claerbout, Wayn Traub/Toneelhuis, Benoît van Innis, Jan Decorte/Bloet (2011), Claron McFadden/Transparant (2017), Jan Lauwers/Needcompany (2019) and Lisbeth Gruwez/Voetvolk (2020-2023).





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