Eric Artz, born in 1983, started to study the piano at the age of 7 in France.


He gained entrance to the Paris Conservatoire National Superieur at 14 in the classes of Nicholas Angelich and Roger Muraro. He then passed the Master’s degree and won the First Prize awarded unanimously as well as the CNSMDP Diploma of Artist (Doctorate).

He was also awarded the First Prize at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris in 2012.


He is the prizewinner of 20 National and International competitions : the Geneva competition, Maria Canals (Spain), the Epinal competition (France)…
He is also laureate of the Cziffra Foundation and the Natexis Banque Populaire Foundation.

 

He has played as a solist with orchestras since his early years, with French orchestras (Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine for Radio France) and with the Prague Chamber Orchestra.


He has performed abroad in Austria (Salzburg), Italy (Rome), Sardinia (Cagliari), and in Switzerland, Germany, England (London), Israel (Tel Aviv Opera house, Jerusalem), Morocco, and also in Japan.

 

His performances in France include concerts at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Paris), the Chopin Festival in Nohant with the Quintet of the Berlin Philarmonic Orchestra, the Chopin Festivals in Paris and Geneva, the Festival de Radio France at Montpellier’s Corum, the Arsenal de Metz, the Cziffra Festival, the Jacobins Festival in Toulouse, and the Lisztomanias in Châteauroux.

 

He has also taken part in several TV programs on French Television.