« Her playing is absolutely first rate » R.Vignoles
« Miss Lucie Troger is a very gifted pianist, who has a very sensitive and rich musical temperament. A brilliant and precise pianistic technique » M.Pikulsky
Born in Paris, Lucie started to learn the piano there with her first teacher Lock Huyn, before she moved to Nantes in 2007 to study with Ludovic Frochot and received her final diploma with a special award in 2010. After obtaining the eligibility at the Paris CNSM in 2008, she went to study with Edna Stern at the Royal College of Music two years later, completing a Master of Performance and supported by the Violet Goodhew Scott Award. After her graduation, Lucie was accepted in the Master of Accompaniment course, studying with John Blakely and Roger Vignoles and graduated last July.
Winner of several awards, including first prize in the Darius Millaud competition in 1996, runner-up in the Steinway and Sons competition in 2002 and unanimous first prize in the Ufam competition in 2006, Lucie also received the “most deserving student” award from the Arcachon summer academy and won the first prize at the Contemporary Competition 2013 of the Royal College of Music. She got the runner-up at the English Song Competition in January 2014.
During her studies, Lucie has the opportunity to work with famous professors such as Laurent Cabasso, Hervé N’Kaoua, Maciej Pikulski, Michel Beroff and Bruno Rigutto. She performed as a soloist at the Theatre de l’Odeon in Paris and in the Nantes Opera and had the privilege of performing Schumann Quintet for “Les folles journées solidaire Festival” in Nantes and the Brahms Quartet op 60 at the Nantes Opera. She regularly performed as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles in many places in Paris and London since 2011. Always working in close collaboration with RCM contemporary and film composers during her two Masters at the RCM, Lucie did many studio recordings and took part in the annual RCM Composition for screen Show cases 2013 and 2014, in all the Film Orchestra concerts and in the Infinite Bridge Project in 2015.
She is regularly doing concert tours around France and U.K with her chamber music partners: the pianist David Salmon, the violinist Anaïs Boyadjieva and the singer Lauren Libaw. Lucie is now based in Paris, and work as an accompanist for the Conservatoire du XIX et du XXème and as a piano teacher for the Académie Inter Musicale de Paris.