Hugues Chabert

  • Hugues Chabert

Hugues Chabert

Pianist
Trained with Laurent Cabasso, Aldo Ciccolini, Géry Moutier, Théodore Paraskivesco and Bruno Rigutto, Hugues Chabert studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris and Lyon. In recent years, he has performed at France Musique, Salle Cortot and at the Cité de la Musique in Paris; he has also been heard as a soloist in the 23rd concerto by W. A. Mozart, the 2nd concerto by S. Rachmaninov and the concerto in G by M. Ravel.
In chamber music, he plays with soloists of the orchestras of Strasbourg, Toulouse, with Christophe Giovaninetti, Charlotte Juillard, Perceval Gilles, Anton Martinov, Michel Michalakakos, Denis Pascal, Roland Pidoux…
He has also played with accordionist Richard Galliano and actor Francis Huster.

Today, Hugues Chabert is a professor of chamber music at the Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Montpellier. He taught piano at the Parisian conservatories from 2003 to 2013. He regularly gives piano master classes in France and has been director and pianist of the Festival des Montagnes du Matin (Loire) since 2007 (www.festival-des-montagnes-du-matin.com).

In 2016, he recorded the complete Études-Tableaux Op. 39 and S. Rachmaninov’s Cello Sonata Op. 19 with Elisa Huteau for the NoMadMusic label (www.nomadmusic.fr).

Itaque verae amicitiae difficillime reperiuntur in iis qui in honoribus reque publica versantur; ubi enim istum invenias qui honorem amici anteponat suo? Quid? Haec ut omittam, quam graves, quam difficiles plerisque videntur calamitatum societates! Ad quas non est facile inventu qui descendant. Quamquam Ennius recte..

Tum est Cato locutus, quo erat nemo fere senior temporibus illis, nemo prudentior; nunc Laelius et sapiens (sic enim est habitus) et amicitiae gloria excellens de amicitia loquetur. Tu velim a me animum parumper avertas, Laelium loqui ipsum putes. C. Fannius et Q. Mucius ad socerum veniunt post mortem Africani; ab his sermo oritur, respondet Laelius, cuius tota disputatio est de amicitia, quam legens te ipse cognosces..