Maxime Zecchini


Awards and honours

  • 1st Prize - Varenna International Competition - Lake Como (2003)
  • 1er Prix – Concours Forum Normandie (2002)
  • Winner of the Ragusa-Ibla International Competition (2002)
  • Laureate of the Cziffra Foundation (2002)
  • 1st Prize - Arcachon International Competition (1999)



Maxime Zecchini made his debut at New York's Carnegie Hall in May 2022. 

He has been invited to numerous festivals, and has performed at La Seine Musicale, Salle Gaveau, Théâtre du Châtelet, Peking Opera, Shanghai Opera, Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and Kiev Philharmonic, with the Malaysian National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Pasdeloup, Capetown Philharmonic Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Cuenca Symphony Orchestra and Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra. 

An avid traveler, Maxime Zecchini has toured in some sixty countries: Italy, Turkey, Germany, UK, China, South Korea, Japan, South Africa, Australia, Central America, India... 

His 10-volume and DVD recording of an anthology of works for the left hand - solo piano, concertos for piano and orchestra, chamber music - is a world premiere in discography (AdVitam Records / PIAS label). 

This project has been widely acclaimed by the press (FFFF by Télérama, 4 clés by Diapason, 4 stars by Classica, Le Monde, Le Figaro) and has been the subject of numerous broadcasts on France 4, TV5 Monde, France Info TV, France Musique, Radio Classique, France Inter and France Culture.

Trained at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon in the class of Géry Moutier and Danièle Renault-Fasquelle, he was awarded the Diplôme National d'Études Supérieures Musicales, with unanimous honors and congratulations from the jury. He then entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris in the Cycle de Perfectionnement class of Jean-François Heisser. He also received regular coaching from Laurent Cabasso and Olivier Cazal.

The first French pianist to graduate from the prestigious "Incontri col Maestro" Academy in Imola, Italy, he won the Arcachon International Competition and the Forum de Normandie International Competition. Maxime Zecchini is also a laureate of the Cziffra Foundation and the Ragusa-Ibla Competition in Sicily. He was unanimously awarded First Prize at the Varenna-Lake Como International Competition in Italy.

Maxime Zecchini is also a laureate of the Vocation-Fondation Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, the Meyer Foundation and the Mécénat Musical Société Générale. He has been labeled by the Mission Ministérielle du Centenaire and supported by the Bru Zane Foundation in Venice.

An eclectic musician, Maxime Zecchini has given recitals with singer Julia Migenes and concert-readings with actress Anouk Aimée. As a composer, he is the author of numerous transcriptions, and his original pieces are published by Editions Durand-Salabert-Universal Music.

Season 2023-2024

14 – 22 Septembre 2023

Vietnam tour

Danang – Dalat – Hue – Hanoï – Ho Chi Minh
With Chuong Vu

24 Septembre 2023

Festival du cinéma de Traverny

Traverny – France
With Isabelle Durin et Francis Huster

30 Septembre – 4 Octobre 2023

Pakistan tour

Karachi – Islamabad – Lahore

10 – 19 Octobre 2023

Tour of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

Tashkent – Noukous – Naryn – Bichkek
With Théo Bross

10 Novembre 2023

“Les 20 ans du label Ad Vitam Records” Concert

Guerêt – France

18 Novembre 2023

Musical afternoons in Eaubonne

Eaubonne – France

5 Janvier 2024

Mairie d’Ostfildern

Ostfildern – Allemagne
With Théo Bross

17 – 18 Janvier 2024

Institut français & Centre culturel Adnan Saygun

Izmir – Turquie
With Théo Bross

21 Janvier 2024

La Halle au Chasselas

Prayssas – France
With David Bismuth

12 – 18 Février 2024

Tournée en Inde, au Népal et au Bangladesh

Calcutta – Delhi – Katmandou – Dacca
With Isabelle Durin

28 Février 2024

Galerie Clavé Fine Arts

Paris – France

17 Mars 2024

Les Terrasses du Parc

Villeurbannes – France
With Gaëtane Prouvost

19 Mars 2024

Salle Pleyel – Agir Ensemble

Paris – France
With Isabelle Durin

March 24, 2024

Théatre les 2 Rives

Charenton-le-Pont – France
With Claire Peltekian

10 Avril 2024

Synagogue de Brooklyn

Brooklyn – États-Unis
With Isabelle Durin

11 Avril 2024

Maison Française – Université de Colombia

New-York – États-Unis

25 –  28 Avril 2024

Enregistrement du CD “en Voyage”

Label Ad Vitam Records
Studio Stephen Paulello

19 Mai 2024

Concert-lecture autour de Marcel Proust

With Jérome Bastianelli et David Bismuth

24 Mai 2024

Grande salle de l’Opéra

Varna – Bulgarie

9 Juin 2024

Patrick Devedjian Auditorium - La Seine Musicale

Boulogne-Billancourt – France
With David Bismuth, Pierre Dumoussaud et l’Orchestre Pasdeloup 

9 – 16 Juillet 2024

Tournée au Pérou

9 Juillet – Arequipa / 11 Juillet – Cusco / 13 Juillet – Piura / 16 Juillet – Lima

17 Août 2024

Festival Musique au Pradet

Pradet – France
With Isabelle Durin

Follow Maxime on social networks

Agence Artistique Hugo Panonacle

14 rue de l’ancienne comédie
75006 PARIS
Tel : +33 1 56 81 60 57

© 2023 Agence Hugo Panonacle – Réalisation Erwan Goudard