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Concert pianist

Anne Queffélec, French pianist. Decorated chevalier Legion of Honor, officer National Order of Merit (France); recipient 1st piano prize Paris Conservatory, 1965, 1st chamber music prize Paris Conservatory, 1966, 1st prize award Munich International Piano Competition, 1968, finalist and prize winner International Piano Competition, Leeds, England, 1969, Victoire de la Musique award, France, 1990.

Background

QUEFFELEC, Anne was born on January 17, 1948 in Paris. Daughter of Henri Queffelec and Yvonne Penau.

Education

Conservatoire National, Paris (First Prize for Piano 1965, for Chamber Music 1966).

Career

Strasbourg, Dijon, Besangon, Bordeaux, Paris, King's Lynn, Bath, London Proms; FirstSince 1968 has played all over Europe, Japan (five tours), Israel, Africa, Canada and United States of America. Has played with BBC Symphony, London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, Halle, Scottish Chamber, City of Birmingham Symphony, Miami Symphony, Tokyo Symphony orchestras, Nouvel orchestre philharmonique de RadioFrance, Orchestre national de Radio-France, Orchestre de Strasbourg, etc., under conductors including Zinman, Groves, Leppard, Marriner, Boulez, Semkow, Skrowaczewski, Eschenbach, Gardiner, Pritchard, Atherton, etc. Has played at numerous festivals including Strasbourg, Dijon, Besangon, Bordeaux, Paris, King's Lynn, Bath, London Proms.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include 31 recordings, since 1970. Performed in numerous concert tours worldwide.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Literature, cycling, theatre, friends, humour, art exhibitions, children.

Connections

Married Luc Dehaene, October 5, 1983. Children: Gaspard, Arthur.

father:
Henri Queffélec

mother:
Yvonne Queffélec

spouse:
Luc Dehaene

children:
Arthur Queffélec

Gaspard Queffélec