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Clarinet

Pierre GENISSON

Pierre Génisson is one of the best representatives of his generation of the French winds's school. Winner of the prestigious Carl Nielsen International Competition, he has won the 1st Prize and the Audience Prize of the International Competition Jacques Lancelot of Tokyo. His first CD "Made in France" was hailed by audience and the press. The following one, with Quartet 212 entitled "How I Met Mozart" - Clarinet Quintets by Mozart and Weber rté records) was one of the great record successes in France and abroad.
His new musical project is a tribute to american clarinet player Benny Goodman.
On CD or on stage (March 2020 : Seine musicale-Paris, Elisabeth Hall-London), with BBC Concert Orchestra, Pierre Genisson is revealing a new frontier of his wide talent, jazz music. 


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Piano

Anna FEDOROVA

Anna Fedorova is one of the most brilliant representatives of the younger generation of classical pianists. She has already played in the most prestigious concert halls such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam where she has been heard more than twenty times. Anna Fedorova has participated in numerous international festivals as well as recital, chamber music and orchestra. 
More than 25 millions viewers saw on Youtube her interpretation of Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano concerto at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, an absolute record in the classical world. 


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Conductor

Philippe de CHALENDAR

Philippe de Chalendar devoted himself to orchestral conduct on the advice of his masters Leonard Bernstein and Sergiu Celibidache. In 1989, he was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Besançon Conductor Competition. Since then, he has conducted numerous orchestras in France including the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre Lamoureux and Orchestre de Nice. Former assistant of James Conlon in Cologne, the NY Metropolitan Opera and the Los Angeles Opera, he was appointed as chief conductor-assistant at the Opéra National de Paris. He has conducted in many opera houses such as Marseille, Nice, Dusseldorf, Bonn, Nuremberg and Budapest. Established in Hungary since 2001, he has conducted the majors  orchestras of Central Europe in a vast operatic and symphonic repertoire.


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piano

Bella SCHÜTZ

She is the revelation of the year of the French piano!
Trained by Yves Henry at the Paris Conservatory, she is now perfecting her skills at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Pr. Jacques Rouvier.
Bella Schütz is just 19 years old. She is a talent in its purest form, a clever combination of energy and control.
Bella is not afraid of anything or any repertoire.
If the piano is her domain, music is her kingdom


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cello

Benedict KLOECKNER

Benedict Kloeckner is a highly regarded representative of the new generation of cellists. 
He is performing worldwide with renowned orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, the NDR and Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestras, the Kremerata Baltica and the Russian and Polish State Philharmonic Orchestras, alongside conductors such as C. Eschenbach, H. Griffiths, I. Metzmacher, M. Sanderling, C. Poppen and H. Schiff.
Keen of chamber music, he is performing with A.S Mutter, Y. Bashmet, L. Batiashvili, E. Ax, C. Tetzlaf, B. Grosvenor, A. Fedorova... 


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Piano Cello duet

Anna Fedorova and Benedict Klöckner

This is the story of an unexpected meeting on the platform of the tiny swiss railway  station of Verbier. Since this moment, Anna FEDOROVA and Benedict KLOECKNER are playing together the magnificent repertoire for cello and piano. 
2 CDs later, they are both acclaimed on major stages such as Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Rio de Janeiro, HongKong or Berlin


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violin

Lussiné HARUTUNIAN

At the age of 28, Lussiné Harutunian brings the greatest hopes of the Armenian violin. Laureate of several national and international competitions, graduated from the Sion High School of Music, class of Pavel Vernikov, she recently joined the class of Svetlin Roussev at the University of Music of Geneva.
Lussiné Harutunian leads a double career of violinist-soloist and chamber musician; she has already played in the USA, the Russian Federation, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Germany ...


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Piano

Akiko EBI

Akiko EBI is an acclaimed world-class pianist for more than 30 years. She has performed under the baton of the greatest conductors: Skrowacewsky, Brüggen, Foster, Janowski, Sinaisky, Guschlbauer, Calderon, Koschler, Fournet, Sado, Inoue, Kobayashi and with the best orchestras such as Orch. Warsaw Philharmonic, Orch. Philharmonique de Radio France, Philharmonia, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Japan, New Philharmonic Orchestra of Japan... 
Akiko EBI is also the partner of 2 pianos recitals of Martha Argerich.


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Orchestras & ensembles

Ensemble Les VIRTUOSES

Ensemble Les Virtuoses is a chamber orchestra with variable geometry created in 2011. 
The ensemble consists of 6 to 12 musicians of great talent directed by violinist Vadim Tchijik. 
Dynamism, energy, brio, musicality and sense of realities characterize them. The ensemble's composition makes it possible to approach a varied repertoire ranging from baroque music to the present day. 


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Trumpet

Thierry CAENS

A sought-after soloist, Thierry Caens is the guest of the world's greatest venues, from the Victoria Hall in Geneva to the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, through the United States, China, Italy and Paris (Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveau, Radio-France, Theater des Champs Elysées, Châtelet ...). A trumpet player of the organist Jean Guillou, Thierry Caens performs with Nelson Freire, Dimitri Sitkovetski, Jean-François Heisser and many others. 
Extreme curiosity and openness characterize Thierry Caens; he likes to confront the most diverse musical universes: Jazz with M. Solal or R. Galliano, Cinema with M. Legrand, G. Yared, V. Cosma or L. Schiffrin, the Song with W. Sheller, L. Wilson or World Music with JJ Mosalini, G. Beytelmann or Misia.


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Piano

Aliya AKBERGENOVA

Ukrainian pianist Aliya AKBERGENOVA started the piano in Kiev before settling in Vienna, Austria, where she lives now.
She is noticed for the elegance of her playing in Lyon during the International Piano Competition. 
Aliya Akbergenova is supported by famous pianist Elisabeth Leonskaya.
She gives numerous concerts and recitals in Austria and throughout Central Europe.


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Jazz

Laurent NAOURI / Guillaume de CHASSY

Pianist and arranger Guillaume de Chassy once had an genious idea : to create a whole set of melodies signed by Prokofiev ... that this composer having ever thought of it himself ! 
To do this, Guillaume de Chassy transcribed for the voice themes from Serge Prokofiev's major works ; then he adapted them with texts of great Russian poets. Amazing proposal that required great partners. 
The project includes high-performance improvisers such as clarinettist Thomas Savy and bassist Arnault Cuisinier and the fantastic voice of the great baritone Laurent Naouri
These "Imaginary songs" are at the crossroads of lyrical and jazz; a dive into a poetic and singular universe. 
Extracts from Hans Eisler's 'Hollywood Songbook' complete the program.


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Jazz

Laurent NAOURI and Manuel ROCHEMAN

This unusual jazz duet brings together Laurent Naouri, one of France's greatest lyric voices, a bass-baritone opera singer with the voice of a crooner  and Manuel Rocheman, an extraordinary jazz pianist and sole recognized heir to Martial Solal. 
Together, they sails on a musical universe that mixes American jazz and Brazilian influences.


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ACTUALITÉS

Informations

Anna FEDOROVA plays in Paris !

Anna FEDOROVA returns to Paris to perform Tchaikovsky's piano Concerto on May 30th at 11am with the CRR Paris orchestra conducted by Pierre-Michel Durand. 500 spectators are allowed. Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear it for such a long absence of a classical concert. And then it's even better than listening to it on Youtube (32 million views: her audience is always bigger!)

Pierre Genisson ic back on tracks

PIERRE GENISSON: Pierre Genisson' is back on tracks with numerous concerts in Paris, Vincennes, Gstaad, Gien, Mallorca, Luberon, the Périgord and so many other places that there is only one solution to know everything : visit Pierre Genisson's concert section on this site!

EPIDEMY OF CANCELLATION: THE NEXT CHAPTER, BEFORE THE NEXT.. NEXT ONE

COVID 19 will finally let us breathe a little. The return of the concerts is yet May 20th for Pierre Genisson, in Vincennes, where he will play Weber's 2nd Concerto for clarinet and orchestra at 7 p.m.

Maestro Philippe de Chalendar is going back to conducting

In Hungary, too, music and concert resumed and the Hungarian Franco conductor Philippe de Chalendar returned to service. At the end of May and in June, more concerts and operas for him than in the whole of last season.

Prochains concerts

25 Juin

Pierre Génisson in Reims

Reims - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
with Bruno Fontaine, piano, Benoît Dunoyer de Segonzac, bass and NN, drums
Tribute to Benny Goodman
In Festival des Flâneries musicales

04 Juil

Pierre GENISSON / Benny Goodman

Gien - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
avec Bruno Fontaine, piano
Tribute to Benny Goodman
In Festival Rencontres musicales de Gien
At 5pm

20 Juil

Pierre GENISSON : Swing, a Benny Goodman story

Chateauneuf de Grasse

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
with Bruno Fontaine, piano
"Swing, a Benny Goodman story"
Pieces by Gershwin, Poulenc ans Benny Goodman

05 Août

Pierre Genisson : trio

Quimper - Bretagne - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Avec Fanny Azzuro, piano et Fanny Stefanelli, violon

08 Août

Pierre Genisson with Hermès quartet ans Bruno Fontaine

Chartreuse des Fraux - Périgord

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
with Quatuor Hermès , string quartet and Bruno Fontaine, piano
Silence, on tourne (Silence, action), film musics / concert premiere
In festival du Périgord noir

16 Août

Pierre Genisson plays Mozart clarinet Concerto

Brioude / Chambon sur Lignon - Vichy

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
with Orchestre national d'Auvergne
Mozart : Clarinet Concerto 
August 16th : Brioude (43)
August 17th : Chambon sur Lignon
August 18th : Vichy

29 Août

Anna Fedorova et Benedict Kloeckner / chamber music

Cathedrale - Vence

Anna Fedorova, piano and Benedict Kloeckner, cello
Sonatas by Brahms, Popper, Chostakovitch and Ducros


31 Août

Pierre Genisson with Jerusalem quartet

Biarritz, France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
With Jerusalem quartet
Mozart : Quintet with clarinet

30 Nov

Pierre Genisson : Swing, a Benny Goodman story

Théâtre Debussy - Cannes

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
Orchestre de Cannes Provence Alpes Côte d'azur, dir. : Charles Olivieri Munroe
Bruno Fontaine, piano
Franck Natan : Délires : world premiere 
Copland : Clarinet concerto + Appalachian Spring
Gershwin : 3 Preludes
+ jazz standards

24 Mar

Genisson and Akilone quartet

Marseille

Pierre Genisson, clarinette
with Akilone Quartet, string quartet
March 24th 2022

21 Nov

Pierre Genisson at Invalides - Paris

Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides - Paris

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
Pieces by Karol Beffa, Beethoven and Weber
With Quatuor Zaïde