David Selig, who was born in Melbourne, Australia, began piano lessons at the age of six, later also learning cello and percussion. In 1976 he moved to Paris where he studied at the Conservatoire with Aldo Ciccolini. He pursued further studies with Guido Agosti and Geoffrey Parsons and subsequently won prizes at the Sydney Piano Competition and the inaugural accompaniment competition in The Hague. As a soloist Mr Selig has performed in many of the great concert halls, including the Salle Pleyel, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and New York’s Carnegie Hall.
His love of chamber music has led him to collaborate with many renowned artists and singers such as Felicity Lott, Christianne Stotijn, Sandrine Piau, Jard van Nes, Véronique Gens, Ingrid Perruche, Nathalie Stutzmann, Elly Ameling, Teresa Berganza and François Le Roux, and his instrumental partners include Gary Hoffman,
Philippe Grafﬁn, Marc Coppey, Régis Pasquier, Jane Peters and Noël Lee. Following his debut CD of works by Villa-Lobos in 1989, further recordings have been released on EMI, Adda, REM (with François Le Roux), Forlane and Globe. A recording with Gary Hoffman of works by Mendelssohn was released in 2012 on the
Dolce Volta label.
Mr Selig performs regularly in France, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland as well as in the USA and the Far East. He conducts masterclasses in chamber music and in song repertoire. In 2011 he was named professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Lyon.
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