Nicolas Stavy appears at prestigious international festivals and concert venues such as the Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron, Festival Piano aux Jacobins (Toulouse), the Salle Pleyel, EuroArt Praha Festival, ‘FEX’ Festival in Granada, Klavier-Festival Ruhr, the Casals Hall in Tokyo, the Bucharest Athenaeum, the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the New York 92nd Street Y. He also appears as a soloist with major orchestras including the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lille and Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine.
Nicolas Stavy performs chamber music with such partners as Patrick Messina, Tatjana Vassilieva, Daniel Hope, Cédric Tiberghien, Tedi Papavrami, Karine Deshayes and the Ébène Quartet. He also participates in projects with actors including Robin Renucci, Didier Sandre, Brigitte Fossey and Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt.
First prizewinner as a pianist and chamber musician in the class of Gérard Frémy at the Paris Conservatoire, he undertook advanced studies with Dominique Merlet at the Geneva Conservatory, where he obtained a first prize with distinction. Having worked with György Sebök and Alfred Brendel, Nicolas Stavy has won prizes at numerous international competitions: a special prize at the Chopin Competition in Warsaw (2000), second prize at the Geneva International Competition (2001), fourth prize at the Gina Bachauer Competition in the USA (2002) and second prize at the Young Concert Artists Competition in New York (2003).