BMus (RCS), MA (RCS)
Pierre Audiger is a pianist/composer and actor of the Jean-Laurent Cochet Acting School Paris. Having graduated as a Piano Scholar from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Pierre has also been composing since the age of 17.
His music, described as being “music of fire and imagination”, has been critically acclaimedand been described as having a “strong personality” and “an impressive display of character”. During his studies at RCS Pierre was under the tutelage of composer, David Fennessy. In 2015 Pierre won the Walter and Dinah Wolfe Memorial award for Composition for his Piece “Not A Clown” premiered by violinist Ilya Gringolts at the RCS. Multi Award winning Pianist Daniel Ciobanu also commissioned him an encore piece “Paraphrase on Mozart's 23rd Piano Concert” for Piano and Violin, also premiered in 2015.
Pierre also composed one of the first « Storytelling Opera » based on Nigerian queen
Moremi Ajasoro, written and directed by April Koyejo-Audiger. This opera premiered in 2015 was also performed in London in 2018.
Recent events include the premiere of Pierre's “Piano and Flute Sonata” with flautist Graham Dickson , his Piano Concerto performed as a Duet with pianist Sinae Lee at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His work “Dove Town”, commissioned by Bass Trombone and Piano Duet, The Nicholson Duo was performed in 2017.
Pierre was honoured to be part of the first edition of Neamt Piano Festival 2017 and Neamt Music Festival in 2018 as composer in residence, his works have been premiered by many talented artists such as Petras Geniusas, Luiza Zan, Ksenia Fedoruk and Anna Dmytrenko. Bogdan Ciobanu and Pietro Bonfilio.
As an actor Pierre Audiger is continuously working on his first One-man comedy show with piano, premiered in September 2019 in Paris. Among other theater productions Pierre is also looking forward to take part into Caroline Darnay's « Ouest End » drama play in Paris and over a national tour during the next 2 years.