After private training with Yvonne Loriod, Pierre Etcheverry entered the Ecole Normale de Musique of Paris where he received the superior diploma in execution, first nominated – out of competition – 1984 – (Jean MICAULT’s class) and Chamber Music Superior Diploma unanimously– 1985 – (Jean BOGUET’s class). He is a prize-winner of the “Citta di Stresa” piano competition (second prize) and of the G.B. VIOTTI chamber music competition. He subsequently attended complementary training with Nikita MAGALOFF and Claude HELFFER.
Pierre ETCHEVERRY has given recitals and concerts in the most prestigious concert halls of France: Salle GAVEAU, as a soloist with the Romanian National Orchestra, Salle PLEYEL, with the European Philharmonic Orchestra, at UNESCO as a soloist and with the Romanian National Orchestra from Belgrade, at the MIDEM 1989 (a recital broadcast live on FRANCE-MUSIQUE), at the festivals “PIANO A RIOM “ in 1995 (with the Auvergne Chamber Orchestra), “ORANGERIE DE SCEAUX” (1998) – and abroad – MUNICH (HERKÜLESSAAL), WARSAW (CHOPIN Academy), GENEVA, MOSCOW, TURIN (CONSERVATOry G. VERDI), BUCHAREST (RADIO – TELEVISION).
Pierre ETCHEVERRY has taken part in several radio and television broadcasts– in particular on FRANCE-MUSIQUE, on FRANCE–CULTURE, on FRANCE 2 (LE GRAND ECHIQUIER) and FRANCE 3 PARIS / ILE-DE-France.
Moreover, he has recorded CDs of Chopin (LYRINX 1986), MAHLER – E.M.S (ARCOBALENO) – 2000 – (with the SOPRANO CLAUDIE VERHAEGHE).
INTEGRALE FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (coffret 6 CD – BNL 2007) – DIAPASON
In January 2006, he was appointed professor at the Ecole Normale de Musique of Paris, succeeding Jean Micault (last assistant of Alfred CORTOT and professor since 1949).