Christophe Luciani was born in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France in 1990.
He studied cello at the conservatory in Nice, obtaining his bachelor’s degree in 2008. He then went on to study at the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt in Paris where he passed the diploma examination with distinction in 2010. Since 2013 he has been doing a master’s degree with Prof. Rudolf Leopold at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.
While still a student he was able to gain experience of orchestral playing and was involved in several premieres of modern works such as Du Haut de la Montagne by Ton-That Tiet, Visible (non) visible by Daniel Cabanzo and Sessions of Composers in the Salle Fauré. He also gave several recitals focusing on particular themes such as the post-Romantic sonata, transcriptions of prominent artists and "the cello in Czech music". In 2014 he came first at the university’s audition seminar. One year later he passed an audition as cello leader for the Orquestra do Norte in Portugal. In 2016 he won a place at the academy of the Hamburger Symphoniker.
In 2013 he was awarded the Diplôme National Supérieur Professionnel de Musique by the University of Paris.
Christophe Luciani has been a cellist at the Academy of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2016.