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Join us celebrating #WorldPianoDay with our global virtual festival this Sunday MARCH 28th 2021 at 3PM CET on DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON YouTube channel. Featuring a stellar line-up with Kit Armstrong, Balmorhea, Joep Beving, Rudolf Buchbinder, Seong-Jin Cho, Kirill Gerstein,  ... Read more »

These Sisters Have Transformed the Piano Duo

These Sisters Have Transformed The Piano Duo

Katia and Marielle Labèque have been playing, and enlarging, the two-piano repertory for over 50 years. - By Roslyn Sulcas Oct. 25, 2020 – The New York Times


Katia, left, and Marielle Labèque have ventured into jazz, Baroque, modernist and experimental genres. Their latest album is a new arrangement of a Philip Glass opera. Credit...Brigitte Lacombe   AHETZE, France — “Oh, look!” said the pianist Katia Labèque,  ... Read more »

Haut. Les Soeurs! ELLE MAG / Culture

Haut. Les Soeurs! ELLE MAG / Culture


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Le Figaro - Le mouvement perpétuel des sœurs Labèque

Le Figaro - Le Mouvement Perpétuel Des Sœurs Labèque


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Nico Muhly

Nico Muhly "In Certain Circles" For Two Pianos And Orchestra


World Premiere – New York Philharmonic Commission conducted by Jaap van Zweden cancelled due to Covid 19 World premiere will happen now in Paris with Orchestre de Paris conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev Orchestre de Paris, (November ,12,14 2020)   ... Read more »

One World, Together At Home

One World, Together At Home


One World, Together At Home: a moment of global unity in the fight against the Covid-19 also with "Renaud Capuçon et ses Amis Jouent in "Carnaval Des Animaux". Relive the streaming concert organized by Lady Gaga and Global Citizen. The event, supported by OMS, aimed to support caregivers  ... Read more »

Burberry - Autumn Winter 2020 Show

Burberry - Autumn Winter 2020 Show


On February 17th, at 5pm, Katia and Marielle Labèque perform live at Riccardo Tisci / Burberry show for the first time ever, alongside the beautifully magically talented Arca.  We are so proud and happy to play live with Arca for the amazing  incoming show / Burberry Autumn Winter 2020 THE  ... Read more »

New Sounds #4313: The Top 10 of 2019

New Sounds #4313: The Top 10 Of 2019


..."listen to music from American guitarist, composer, and curator Bryce Dessner (of rock band, The National) and his rhythmic nod to Steve Reich in the work, “Haven” for the two pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque and two guitars - featuring Bryce himself and fellow guitarist  ... Read more »

Roma Europa Festival - 10 Novembre 2019

Roma Europa Festival - 10 Novembre 2019


Minimalist dream house quartet Bryce Dessner Katia e Marielle Labèque David Chalmin Don’t fear the light Con le musiche di Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Timo Andres, Thom Yorke, David Chalmin, Bryce Dessner Prima nazionale 10 Novembre 2019 Auditorium Parco della Musica - Sala Santa Cecilia h  ... Read more »

Buenos Aires - Teatro Colon, October 2019

Buenos Aires - Teatro Colon, October 2019


October 31 2019, 20:00 Buenos Aires (Argentina) with: Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires Enrique Arturo Diemecke Conductor Teatro Colon I PARTE JACQUES OFFENBACH Obertura de La bella Helena FRANCIS POULENC Concierto para dos pianos en Re menor  II PARTE HECTOR BERLIOZ Sinfonía  ... Read more »

Santiago del Chile - Piano al Cuadrado.

Santiago Del Chile - Piano Al Cuadrado.


17 de Octubre de 2019 Fundacion Corpartes Santiago del Chile  PROGRAMMA Maurice Ravel Ma mère, l’oye (Mi madre, la oca). Versión original para cuatro manos y un piano. Philip Glass Cuatro movimientos para dos pianos Leonard Bernstein West Side Story (arreglo para dos pianos  ... Read more »

Milano e Torino - Festival MITO, 7 e 8 settembre 2019

Milano E Torino - Festival MITO, 7 E 8 Settembre 2019


Le sorelle Katia e Marielle Labèque, le “cattive ragazze” del pianoforte
Suonano assieme da quando avevano 3 e 5 anni, oggi sono considerate “il miglior duo al mondo”. E a noi svelano il segreto di un sodalizio assolutamente unico


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Sounds from a Safe Harbour -

Sounds From A Safe Harbour - "DON’T FEAR THE LIGHT"


Curated by Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, director of 37d03d Mary Hickson, Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh, the festival will be an exciting weekend of music, dance, visual art, and conversation, with lots of ticketed and free events to explore. As always, collaboration and shared experiences  ... Read more »

Philip Glass - Intégrale des études pour piano (Week-end Philip Glass: Passages)

Philip Glass - Intégrale Des études Pour Piano (Week-end Philip Glass: Passages)


Friday / Vendredi 17.05 — 20h30 Saturday / Samedi 18.05 — 20h30 SOLD OUT! Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie [eng] The Twenty "Etudes" for Piano, composed during the years from 1991 to 2012 are a vital part of Philip Glass's work. The Études are played here in  ... Read more »




Katia and Marielle Labèque announce the composers of their April 2019 ‘Minimalist Dream House’ concerts and Thom Yorke’s appearance. In 2013, French pianists Katia & Marielle Labèque recorded ‘Minimalist Dream House’, a double album celebrating the  ... Read more »

Katia and Marielle Labèque with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Semyon Bychkov

Katia And Marielle Labèque With The Berliner Philharmoniker And Semyon Bychkov


They are usually to be experienced together: the pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque have long been considered one of the most successful piano duos of our time. A “Captivating spirit” and “unbeatable precision” characterise their playing, wrote the Tagesspiegel following  ... Read more »

Katia & Marielle Labèque / Philharmonie De Paris


All the performances of Katia & Marielle’s weekend à Philharmonie de Paris (Amoria, Invocations, MDH) are now on sale and available at Philharmonie de Paris box office and online :

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Katia & Marielle Labèque and the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform the world premiere of Bryce Dessner’s Concerto for Two Pianos

Katia & Marielle Labèque And The London Philharmonic Orchestra Perform The World Premiere Of Bryce Dessner’s Concerto For Two Pianos


Dessner is exactly the kind of composer who personifies what might be next for classical music.  Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times     Without doubt, Bryce Dessner is one of classical music's most modern and versatile composers. A hugely successful guitarist for The National, his  ... Read more »

Salzburg Easter Festival, 25 March - 1 April

Salzburg Easter Festival, 25 March - 1 April


Pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque are the soloists in Mozart’s Double Concerto. The conductor is Andrés Orozco-Estrada, who is much in demand all over the world, and who will be making his debut at the Easter Festival. Orchestral Concert Orozco-Estrada Staatskapelle Dresden Andrés  ... Read more »

TOUR With Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

TOUR With Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra


Max Bruch - Concert for two piano's and orchestra Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 Semyon Bychkov conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Katia et Marielle Labèque, piano The Russian star conductor Semyon Bychkov regularly returns to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as a guest conductor.  ... Read more »




The »Reflector« series is a chance for artists to fully let loose from restraints. Selected musicians are given the keys to the Elbphilharmonie for one weekend only and can then play whatever they want. The first carte blanche will be given to American composer and guitarist Bryce Dessner. Dessner  ... Read more »

Terrifying Trills: The Week’s 8 Best Classical Music Moments On YouTube - The New York Times



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« The Labeque sisters are tremendous. They're great performers, and great interpreters. And they're wonderful supporters of music-not only modern music, but just music. It was great to work with them »

Philip Glass

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Katia and Marielle Labèque: Artists in Residence at Dresdner Philharmonie

Katia And Marielle Labèque: Artists In Residence At Dresdner Philharmonie


In the upcoming season 2017-2018 Katia and Marielle Labèque will be performing as Artists in Residence at the Dresdner Philharmonie. Giving five concerts, the siblings will present a broad repertory including Mozart, Strawinsky, Debussy and Glass. Furthermore they will play the German premiere  ... Read more »

Katia & Marielle Labèque, Festival de Marciac 28 juillet

Katia & Marielle Labèque, Festival De Marciac 28 Juillet


« Le Bolero de Ravel comme vous ne l’avez jamais entendu »  Jazz in Marciac a créé l’événement ce vendredi 28 juillet avec Katia et Marielle Labèque puis Norah Jones sur la grande scène du festival. Un moment unique,  lors  ... Read more »

"Une Vie à Quatre Mains" - Renaud Machart


Célèbres et mal connues, Katia et Marielle Labèque constituent, depuis plus de quarante-cinq ans, le duo de pianos le plus éminent de la vie musicale internationale.  ... Read more »

A day with the Labèque sisters on France Musique.

A Day With The Labèque Sisters On France Musique.


A day with the Labèque sisters on France Musique.

Thursday 15th December 2016.

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"Invisible Bridge" Bryce Dessner's Project At Paris Philharmonie On 25/09/2016


A 'go-between' equally at home in rock and in contemporary music, the American Bryce Dessner cultivates the art of collaboration, shared compositions and performances. For this concert, he brings together guests coming from different backgrounds: Aaron Dessner (The National), his brother and  ... Read more »

Deutsche Grammophon announce the signing of Katia & Marielle Labèque and their label KML Recordings

Deutsche Grammophon Announce The Signing Of Katia & Marielle Labèque And Their Label KML Recordings


Deutsche Grammophon France is honoured to announce the signing of the 4 most famous French hands in the world and their record label KML Recordings. Renowned both for the energy and the fusion of their duo, Katia and Marielle Labèque have shaken the world of classical music for more than  ... Read more »

Castel Schoenbrunn with Wiener Philharmoniker

Castel Schoenbrunn With Wiener Philharmoniker


Live-Broadcast of the Summer Night Concert with Public Screening in Four European Cities public screening in: London (Southbank),  Monza (Villa Reale),  Madrid (Plaza Oriente)  Bucharest (Unirii  Park)  under the title of "Vienna Summer Night Concert – starring the  ... Read more »

New Concerto Philip Glass World Premiere

New Concerto Philip Glass World Premiere


The Double Piano Concerto was composed for the Labèque Sisters in the Fall and Winter of 2014-2015. It was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and will receive its world premiere in Los Angeles in May of the year, 2015. The Orchestre de Paris, Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra,  ... Read more »