« A poet of the piano » (Pianiste magazine), Emmanuel Strosser, famous pianist of his generation, performed as a soloist and as part of chamber music ensembles on international stages such as Wigmore Hall, the London Royal Academy, the Seoul LG Art Center, the Cité de la Musique, Salle Gaveau. Every year, he is on tour in Japan, Canada, South America…
In his repertoire, he carries a predilection for Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Debussy, Chabrier… Besides his recitals, chamber music is an important part of his career and he regularly shares the stage with Vladimir Mendelssohn, Raphaël Oleg, Olivier Charlier, Régis Pasquier, Xavier Phillips, Sung-Wong Yang, Romain Guyot, François Leleux, the Quatuor Prazak and the Trio Owon…
Originally from Strasbourg, Emmanuel Strosser followed the teachings of Jean-Claude Pennetier and Christian Ivaldi at the Paris Conservatoire before perfecting his techniques with Leon Fleisher, Dimitri Bashkirov and Maria Joao Pires. In 1991 he was a finalist at the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, he also won the Florence International Chamber Music Competition.
He took part in many recordings which were all praised by the critics. His last CDs recorded by Mirare include one in piano four-hands with pianist Claire Désert dedicated to Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance, and another solo recording dedicated to Schubert and published for the Folles Journées in Nantes in 2008. His last album published in 2010 includes Emmanuel Chabrier’s works for piano solo.
His last record with Claire Désert “L’Enfance” has just been released for Mirare and was already awarded 4 stars by Classica and 5 “Diapasons.”
Moreover, Emmanuel Strosser teaches piano at the Paris Conservatoire and is also a teacher of chamber music at the Lyon Conservatoire.
Strosser masters nuance in both senses of the word: on one hand, he will never over play a note, on the other hand, he can offer a large panel of musical colors thanks to his constantly delicate touch and the great freshness of his musical conduct.