Philippe Grisvard

Instruments: Harpsichord | Keyboards

Philippe Grisvard was born in Nancy and studied piano and oboe before becoming interested in Early Music. After harpsichord lessons with Anne-Catherine Bücher, he studied at the Schola Cantorum Basilensis with Jesper B. Christensen (harpsichord and basso continuo) and with Edoardo Torbianelli (fortepiano).

Today, Philippe lives in Paris and plays regularly with Le Poème Harmonique, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Le Cercle de L’Harmonie, l’Achéron, Les Nouveaux Caractères, La Fenice, La Chapelle Rhénane, Scherzi Musicali and Opéra Fuoco. He often performs as a guest with Emmanuelle Haïm’s Le Concert d’Astrée on the harpsichord as well as the fortepiano. Philippe is a core member of the Ensemble Diderot. He participated in more than 50 recordings for labels such as Ricercar, Virgin, Harmonia Mundi, Eloquentia, Accent, Linn records and Audax. His first solo recording is a CD with works by Handel, released on Audax Records.

Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Creative Places West Cork Islands
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation