Performer (piano)

Pianist Jean Marchand pursues a career as soloist and chamber music player. He has performed with violinist Jonathan Crow, cellists Matt Haimovitz, Philippe Muller and Elizabeth Dolin, barytons Allan Monk and Nathaniel Watson and pianists Dale Bartlett, Lise Boucher and Brigitte Poulin with whom performs frequently and has premiered new works by Denis Gougeon, Julien Bilodeau and Paul Frehner. He has toured extensively with Matt Haimovitz and performed at Lincoln Center in NYC and San Francisco. As soloist, he has given many recitals and performed with l’Orchestre Métropolitain under Joseph Rescigno and l’Orchestre Symphonique de Laval conducted by Jean-François Rivest. A passionate lover of contemporary music, he has premiered works by Jean Lesage, Serge Arcuri and Raymond Daveluy. Jean has played at the Ottawa and Montréal Chamber Music Festivals as well as at Le Festival International de Lanaudière and Le Festival International du Domaine Forget where he taught for fifteen years. He has recorded several CD’s, among which Variations for two pianos with Dale Bartlett (CBC records), Musique de salon with Lise Boucher (ATMA) and Goulash with Matt Haimovitz (Oxingale). He teaches collaborative piano and chamber music at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University. Jean is also a well-known actor on stage, television and film.