GRAME Presents: Wilhem Latchoumia (Piano & Electronics)
Recital and new repertoire
Piano & electronics
- Wilhem Latchoumia
Born in Lyon in 1974. Wilhem Latchoumia unanimously obtained the Gold Medal at the Conservatoire Nation- al de Region of Lyon (Anne-Marie Lamy’s class), then the first Prize with congratulations from the jury at the Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse of Lyon (Eric Heidsieck’s and Gery Moutier’s classes). He end- ed his training with Gery Moutier in perfection classes. He was Claude Helffer’s student and followed Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen’s and Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s master classes. He held a bachelor’s degree in musicology.
Wilhem Latchoumia performs regularly in recitals, in concertos and in chamber music concerts. In France, he has performed at the Musee d’Orsay and at the Cite de la Musique in Paris, in Menton, in Lyon and during peri- ods of residency at Royaumont. He has also been invited to play in many festivals such as the International Festival “Piano aux Jacobins” of Toulouse, the “Annecy Festival Estival et Academies”, the “Musicales Internationales Guil-Durance”, the International Festival “Musique à l’Emperi” in Salon-de-Provence, the International Festival of Besançon, the Orangerie de Sceaux Music Festival,the Piano International Festival of La Roque d’Antheron and the Festival“JeunesTalents”in Metz. Abroad,thepublic has had the pleasure of hearing him in the following festivals: Gubbio Summer Festival in Italy, “Young Euro Classic 2002” Festival in Berlin, Xeraciòn Festival in Spain, at the Institute For Contemporary Performance at Mannes College in New York, at the Beijing Modern Music Festival in 2007 in China, at the 39th Encuentros Festival of Buenos Aires in Argentine. His numerous tours have taken him to Lebanon, China, Turkey, Estonia, Belarus, Poland, and very recently South America.