A L A I N B A R A I G E P i a n i s t c o m p o s e r
Heralded as a 'composer of the emotions' by Le Figaro (France), Alain Baraige has moved audiences throughout France and Europe with the fluidity and harmonies of his music.His first album, 'Eau, Ciel et Lumière' (Water, Sky and Light), was released to great critical acclaim and received international attention, most notably in the USA where it was broadcast over 270 radio stations. To celebrate the release of his second album 'Enfantillages' (Childish Pursuits) in 1997, FNAC, the largest record retailer in France, underwrote a national tour.Alain Baraige's media credits are numerous. He has the distinction to have a number of shows on France's national radio station 'France Musique' dedicated entirely to his music. He has also performed live on several national television shows in France including 'Les Visiteurs du Jour' by Anne Sinclair, amongst others.He is regularly invited to perform at concerts throughout France and Europe. Most recently, he was selected to perform for the inauguration of the George Enescu memorial in Romania where he had the honor of performing on the late composer's piano.At the invitation of Georges Cziffra, Alain Baraige has been a frequent guest performer of the Liszt Musical Foundation. His live performances have taken him to many cities in France and Europe including Paris, Lyon, Tours, Florence (Italy), and Ploiesti (Romania) as well as New York City.Alain Baraige now shares his time between teaching, composition and performing. He as currently finished his third album 'Per aspera ad astra' where he evokes the themes of adulthood and personal growth.