French pianist David Kadouch began his training at the Conservatoire of his hometown Nice. At thirteen years of age, he won the Young Talents Competition in Milan and at fourteen joined the CNSM (Paris Conservatoire).
After winning a Premier Prix in June 2003, he joined Dmitri Bashkirov at the Reina Sofia School in Madrid. At thirteen he played under the direction of Itzhak Perlman at Metropolitan Hall and then Carnegie Hall in New York. At fourteen he was invited to play at the Bolshoi Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in Moscow.
He played at the first Sommets Musicaux in Gstaad in 2001 when the Artistic Director was Caroline Murat. In 2005 he won the prize of Best Pianist at the International Summer Academy Mozarteum in Salzburg and Third Prize at the International Beethoven Competition Bonn. Also in 2005, Daniel Barenboim chose Mr. Kadouch to take part in the “Barenboim on Beethoven” DVD at the Symphony Center of Chicago and later called on him to replace Murray Perahia in Jerusalem and Lang Lang in Ramallah.
David Kadouch continues to tour and play recitals and chamber music around the world and has recently given a recital in New York’s Metropolitan Museum and concerts in Switzerland, Japan, Italy, Portugal, and France. He was awarded the Grand Prix at the Verbier Academy 2009 and played at the Verbier Festival in 2010. Victoires de la Musique named him “Révélation Jeune Talent 2010”.