Lucas Debargue – Fourth Prize

Birth date

Oct. 23, 1990




Has studied piano since the age of 11. He decided to give up his studies of literature and art to become a professional musician only when he was 20. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire (CNSMDP) in the class of Jean-François Heisser. He is currently taking instruction at the Ecole Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris under Prof. Rena Shereshevskaya. In 2014 he won the 9th International Adilia Alieva Piano Competition in Gaillard (France). Russian music is prominent in his repertoire, including compositions by Nikolai Medtner and Nikolai Roslavets. He also plays jazz with several groups in Paris.