He was a founding member of the Ensemble InterContemporain after an invitation from Pierre ... The Art of Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach. ... Pierre-Laurent Aimard ... Listen to Bach: Art of the Fugueby Pierre-Laurent Aimard on Slacker Radio, where you can also create personalized internet radio stations based on your favorite albums, artists and songs. Pierre-Laurent Aimard is one of the leading pianists associated with the mainstream European avant-garde of the last third of the 20th century and the early 21st century. As a student at the Paris Conservatory, he won four first prizes. His teacher was Yvonne Loriod, wife of composer and theory teacher Olivier Messiaen. Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Saschko Gawriloff (violin) Ensemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez The Violin Concerto (1992) is music by a composer fascinated with Shakespeare's The Tempest: indeed, it might even prove to be a substitute for Ligeti's longmooted operatic version of the play.... Product Description. Pierre-Laurent Aimard's debut on Deutsche Grammophon is the first recording of the mystical The Art of Fugue by a world-renowned pianist in 25 years. As a pre-eminent performer of modern music, Aimard brings a unique and exciting approach to his first ever Bach recording also serving as his first recording of Baroque repertoire.