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This internationally renowned virtuoso pianist is known for his adventurous and widely ranging repertoire that emphasizes contemporary music and innovative approaches to traditional literature. Georges Pludermacher entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris and studied with Lucette Descaves, Jacques Fevrier, Geneviève Joy Bonneau, and Henriette Puig-Roget. After winning many competitions, he was engaged to perform with many famous conductors, including Georg Solti , Christoph von Dohnányi, and Pierre Boulez. Pludermacher is also an enthusiastic performer of chamber music. He has also worked with several well-known violinists, such as Christian Ferras, Ivry Gitlis, and the remarkable Nathan Milstein; has performed with the Trio Pasquier and the Amadeus Quartet; and with vocalists Ernst Haefliger (in cycles of Schubert, Schumann, and Schoenberg) and Michel Portal, violist Yuri Bashmet, and pianist Jean-François Heisser. Pludermacher's recordings have earned him the Monde de Musique, Diapason, the Grand Prix de l'Académie du Disque, and the Grand Prize of the Charles CROS Academy for his performance of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations.