Jeffrey Grice : Pianist : Resumé : English

English Resumé

13, rue Coustou 
75018 PARIS
tel/fax: 00 33 1 45 03 58 45

mob: 06 73 90 12 26

Nationality : French, New Zealand

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand. 
B.A., B.Mus (exec) from the University of Auckland
Licence de Concert from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris. 
Laureate of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation, the Cziffra Foundation and the Sophia-Antipolis Foundation.
Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

Jeffrey Grice’s career embraces several fields :

  • the piano recital:
    …Haydn, Scriabin at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris
    …Grieg, Liszt, Syzmanovski in Hakuju Hall, Tokyo
  • the chamber music repertoire:
    …recital Medtner, Schumann with the violinist Alexander Markoff, Festival of Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart
    …recital Beethoven, Brahms with the cellist Anne Gastinel, Cognac Festival
  • the contemporary repertoire:
    …premiere of the quintet for flute, piano and string trio The Invisible Curve by Karen Tanaka, Yokohama, Japan
    …premiere of the 7 Tone Clock Pieces by Jenny McLeod, Paris
    …premiere of David Chaillou’s Diableries, and Kyril Zaborov’s Sonata, Paris
  • the concerto repertoire:
    …Brahms Concerto n° 2 in B flat with the Orchestra of Podebrady (conducted by Victor Puhl), the Festival “Flâneries Musicales” in Rheims
    …Prokofiev Concerto n° 3 with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Donald Johanos), Christchurch
  • the vocal repertoire:
    …recital Granados, de Falla with Maria Bayo at the TMP (Midi Musical), Paris
    …recital Mussorgsky, Schumann with Sergei Leiferkus, at the Grandes Heures de Saint-Emilion
    …Mozart Ch’io mi scorda di te with Anne-Sofie von Otter and the Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (conducted by Wolfgang Doerner), Prestige de la Musique, Salle Pleyel

Jeffrey Grice has recorded in Europe for CALLIOPE, ERATO and INTEGRAL CLASSIC and in Japan for SONY CLASSICAL, COSMO VILLAGE and JVC.
In 2004 PAYSAGES with Shigenori Kudo, flute (Sony Japan) was chosen « Best Recording » by STEREO Magazine, Japan.
In 2002 his LISZT album (Intégral Classic) was chosen “best recorded sound” by the magazine REPERTOIRE. In 1996, “Golden Performance” (Cosmo Village) was elected « Best Recording » by STEREO Magazine, Japan.


  • Le Tombeau de Ronsard mélodies to texts by Ronsard, Jacques Herbillon (baritone) Jeffrey Grice (piano) (Calliope, 1986-CAL 1885) Prix de l'Académie du disque français
  • Kreisleriana, Arabesque, Humoresque SCHUMANN Jeffrey Grice (piano)(Calliope, 1988-CAL 9207)
  • Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme RICHARD STRAUSS Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Jeffrey Grice (piano solo) dir. Armin Jordan (Erato, 1988-ECD 75398)
  • Fantasy Shigenori Kudo (flute), Jeffrey Grice (piano) different works from the French repertoire, Sony Japan (SRCR 9649)
  • Golden Performance Jeffrey Grice (piano) BRAHMS Sonata n° 3, op.5, BERG Sonata op.1, BARTOK Outdoors Suite, SCRIABIN Etude op.2, n°1. Cosmo Village, Japan (CV OO6)
  • Shigenori Kudo (flute), Jeffrey Grice (piano) works by FRANCAIX, ENESCO, FRANCK (Intégral) INT 221.106
  • Jean-Marie Trotereau (cello), Jeffrey Grice (piano) works by ROPARTZ, MIGOT, DEBUSSY (Intégral) INT 221.105
  • Ave Maria Shigenori Kudo (flute), Jeffrey Grice (piano) JVC Japan (VICC 60141)
  • a LISZT recital (including 3 transcriptions de Charles Gounod, La Vallée d'Obermann, Ballade n° 2, 3 Liebesträume, 6 Consolations), Jeffrey Grice (piano) Intégral Classic INT 221.116
  • Music of Jenny McLeod Seven Tone Clock Pieces, Jeffrey Grice, piano The Waiteata Collection of New Zealand Music Vol. V (WTA 005)
  • Paysages: XXth Century repertoire for the flute and piano, works by Dutilleux, Poulenc, Gallois-Montbrun. Shigneori Kudo, flute , Jeffrey Grice, piano (SONY MUSIC JAPAN International SICC 192)

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