Emmanuel Strosser is considered to be one of the most talented pianists of his generation.
He is a regular guest at renowned festivals, such as the Festival de l’Épau, La Roque d’Anthéron, La Folle Journée and Festival de Colmar. He is also frequently invited to work with leading symphony orchestras, including Philharmonique de Radio-France, Orchestre national de Lille, Orchestre de Picardie and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne. Stosser devotes much of his time to chamber music, having collaborated for years with many fine musicians, including Olivier Charlier, Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian, Raphaël Pidoux, Peter Wiespelwey, Romain Guyot, as well as the Prazák Quartet. Together with Olivier Charlier and Korean cellist Sung-Won Yang they have formed Trio Owon, while with Claire Désert Strosser has formed an extremely successful piano duet.
Strosser performs in Europe, in South America, the United States, Japan and Korea. Emmanuel Strosser was born in Strasburg. He began to study the piano under the tutelage of Hélène Boschi. He then went on to study at the Paris Conservatory in the class of J.-C. Pennetier and C. Ivaldi, wining a number of 1st prizes by unanimous vote. He then continued his education with Leon Fleisher, Dmitri Bashkirov and Maria João Pires. Strosser is a laureate of the International Chamber Music Competition in Florence. In 1991 he became a finalist of the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition.
His many recordings, most of which have been enthusiastically received by the critics, include sevral albums with the music of Gabriel Fauré and an album with Beethoven’s three sonatas Op. 10 (editor’s pick from “Choc” Monde de la Musique). Emmanuel Strosser recorded many albums for the Mirare label, including two solo albums of music by Chabrier and Schubert, Dvorák’s Slavonic Dances recorded fo rtwo pianos with Claire Désert, an album titled “L’Enfance”, devoted to French composers and a recently recorded album of Schubert’s works for piano four hands.