Harpsichordist and organist Adrien Pièce (1988) is born in Switzerland. He graduated at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (MA in Music Performance / Early Keyboards) with Andrea Marcon, Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Rudolf Lutz (improvisation), as well as in the HEM Geneva (MA in harpsichord Pedagogy). He was awarded in several international competitions such as Paul Hofhaimer Wettbewerb Innsbruck 2013, and Concorso Internazionale di Clavicembalo, Pesaro 2013.
He often performs as a soloist on the harpsichord, organ, clavichord and fortepiano, and works together with early music ensembles in many festivals (Festtage Alte Musik Basel, Zermatt Music Festival, Festival Luths et Théorbes Genève, Salon des Pianos Basel, Festival de Musica Antigua de Villa de Leyva/Colombia). He played in 2016 the Goldberg Variations of J.S. Bach for the early music festival Resonanzen in Vienna (Wiener Konzerthaus).
Interested about historical improvisation and basso continuo practices, he started 2016-2019 a research project about keyboard improvisation practice in XVII century Rome, under the guidance of Ton Koopman and Dinko Fabris (docARTES, Leyden University).
He recorded in 2019 a CD on a claviorganum with works of John Bull and in 2023 a second one with manuscript works of Girolamo Frescobaldi for the label Claves in 2023.
He is organist of the church of Chavannes-près-Renens (Lausanne), teaches (Société Suisse de Pédagogie Musicale) and often works as an accompanist.