Born in 1996 into a French Italo-Hungaro family, Lucas Lipari-Mayer was appointed Soloist of the Ensemble Intercontemporain in June 2018.

In September 2018, he was semi-finalist of the ARD competition in Munich; in October 2018, he won the 1st prize and the audience’s prize at the Città di Porcia International Trumpet Competition (Italy) and in November 2019 the 1st prize at the Théo Charlier International Competition (Belgium).

Lucas Lipari-Mayer studied at the CRR in Paris with Gérard Boulanger, Serge Delmas and Clément Saunier. He unanimously obtained the 1st Prize of the Paris CRR in June 2013, after having won numerous successes and various national and international competitions (Jeju-South Korea, Alençon, Selmer, RIC Namur …).

He is regularly invited to international academies such as K-World Trumpet Camp (South Korea 2018-2019), Chosen Vale International Trumpet Seminar, Lucerne Festival Academy (2015, 2016), Musikalpa Brass Festival (Peru), Festival by Bach in Toul (2018-2019, France), “Le Son des Cuivres” in Mamers (France), Surgères Brass Festival, and so on.

In May 2017, he obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts – Los Angeles), under the tutelage of Edward Carroll, a training mainly devoted to new and experimental music, which allows him to explore different directories.

Since then he has obtained his Masters in Malmö (Sweden) at the Musikhögskolan with the
internationally renowned trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger. He continues to improve his skills with Reinhold Friedrich at the Musikhoschule in Karlsruhe.

He has played and plays regularly with various groups and orchestras: Opéra de Paris, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre de Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble Musikfabrik, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Malmö All Star Brass Ensemble, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, American Youth Symphony Orchestra, Brass Band Aeolus, Carillon Quartet and the Los Angeles-based experimental company: The Industry.

He also performs regularly in a trumpet-singing or trumpet-organ duo as part of various cultural events (Bach Festival, events in Saint-Eustache with Thomas Ospital). In March 2022, he will perform as a soloist alongside Simon Höfele and Vladimir Jurowski, the double concerto for Trumpet ‘Chutes d’Étoiles’ by Matthias Pintscher with the Staatskapelle Dresden.

Lucas is a Yamaha Artist.