Aurèle Marthan began learning the piano at the age of four. He studied piano and chamber music mainly at the Paris Conservatoire (CNSM), also at the Istituto Superiore di Cremona in Italy, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London where he gained his Master’s degree in solo performance.
His principal teachers were Denis Pascal, Maurizio Baglini and Tatiana Sarkissova and additionally, for chamber music, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Éric le Sage, Paul Meyer, and Itamar Golan, in whose class he obtained his Master’s in chamber music at the Paris CNSM. He went on to advanced studies with Paul Coker at the Geneva Conservatory, while preparing for a postgraduate teaching degree.
He has also benefited from masterclasses with Pascal Devoyon and Imogen Cooper. In 2016 he was a quarter-finalist in the International Queen Elizabeth Competition for Piano.
He has appeared as both soloist and chamber musician in the major concert halls of France, Italy, Also In Brussels, London, Vienna, as well as in Germany, Switzerland, South Korea And China.
Aurèle’s previous album, Mozart Project, was hailed by the critics and was Anne-Sophie Lapix’s ‘Coup de Coeur’ in Elle magazine. Aurèle Marthan is the Artistic Director of the festival ‘Classic à Guéthary’ that he founded in 2013.