Jean-Marc Luisada studied the piano at the Yehudi Menuhin School near London and then at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, where he won Premiers Prix for piano in Dominique Merlet’s class in 1977 and for chamber music in Geneviève Joy-Dutilleux’s class in 1978.
He was a prizewinner at the Dino Ciani Competition (1983) and the famous Chopin Competition in Warsaw (1985). He received guidance from a number of great teachers, including Denyse Rivière, Marcel Ciampi, Paul Badura-Skoda, Miłosz Magin and Vlado Perlemuter.
Jean-Marc Luisada has pursued an outstanding career as a concert artist for more than thirty years now. He appears in such prestigious venues as the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Alice Tully Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and at famous festivals including the Chopin Festival in Paris, the Festival de La Roque d’Anthéron, the Festival de Besançon, La Folle Journée de Nantes, the Festival Berlioz de La Côte Saint André and La Grange aux Pianos en Berry in France, and elsewhere in Europe and the United States. He also tours Japan, Europe and Canada regularly.
As a chamber musician, he has performed with Gary Hoffman, Pierre Amoyal, Philippe Bernold, Yuzuko Horigome, Patrick Messina, the Talich, Modigliani and Fine Arts Quartets, among others.
In addition to his concert activity, he teaches at the École Normale Alfred Cortot in Paris.
Jean-Marc Luisada is an Officier des Arts et des Lettres.