At the age of 22, Pierre Amoyalmade his European debut with the late Sir Georg Solti and the Orchestre de Paris, followed by appearances in all of the major European capitals, as well as in the USA, Canada, Mexico, South America and in the Far East. Amoyal has played under the most important conductors of the last three decades: von Karajan, Ozawa, Boulez, Maazel, Solti, Pretre, Sanderling, Roshdestvensky, Rattle, and Mung Whun Chung, to name only a few.
His first appearance with the Berlin Philharmonic under Maestro von Karajan in Berlin was followed by many further performances with this orchestra, including the German premier of the Dutilleux Concerto under Lorin Maazel. In 1985, he made his recital debut in Carnegie Hall, which received outstanding critical acclaim. He was the youngest musician ever to be nominated as a professor at the Paris Conservatory.
Following his move to Switzerland, he was Professor at the Lausanne Conservatory, Haute Ecole de Musique. He also initiated a new music academy , which he gives annually with Pavel Gililov. He was appointed as University Professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Pierre Amoyal is a very touching example of a virtuoso whose exceptional talents never hindered his love of hard work, nor a development of the most essential human qualities.
Pierre Amoyal is a passionate teacher. He was appointed a professor at the National Conservatory in Paris at a very young age and tought at the Lausanne Conservatory, Haute Ecole de Musique. He is the artistic director of the Académie de Musique Riviera which will be inaugurated in October 2018 with Pavel Gililov.