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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 16 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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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", recorded with pianist David Bismuth (Aparté records), was hailed by audience and the press, including a Diapason d'Or and the 4 "ffff" of Télérama magazine. His new CD with Quartet 212 "How I Met Mozart" - Clarinet Quintets by Mozart and Weber (Aparté records) is already one of the great record successes of 2017 in France and abroad, awarded by 'Choc' Classica, 'Clef d'or' Res Musica, 'CD of the week' from the Sunday Times ...


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Piano

Olga KIRPICHEVA

Olga Kirpicheva does not hide it: great masters helped her to forge her talent : Elisso Virsaladze, Jacques Rouvier, Dimitri Bashkirov, Viktor Krainev and Michel Beroff. 
Olga Kirpicheva pursues a career as a soloist and chamber musician, performing in France, Belgium, Denmark, Italy and her native Russia. Along with the violinist Vera Lopatina and the cellist Adrien Bellom, Olga Kirpicheva is member of Trio Medici, a successfull piano trio. 
Olga Kirpicheva was recently selected for the "Monte Carlo Piano Master Competition" and she has played in Paris two Piano Concertos by Bach. 
This season, it will be possible to listen her playing two piano concertos by  Shostakovich and Ravel in the same concert.


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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 Quartet

BERLIN PIANO QUARTET

Berlin Piano Quartet – rising soloists, chamber musicians and members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra – have one thing in common: The passion to explore rarely performed repertoire for piano quartet.
Aside from performing the well-known piano quartets of Mozart, Brahms and Schumann, the Berlin Piano Quartet presents lesser known works by composers such as Martinů and Bridge. Through their work with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, these four musicians are constantly collaborating with the great musicians, conductors and composers of our time.


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Piano

Edna STERN

Edna Stern has built a reputation as an exceptional pianist, with interpretation choices that are both strong and unconventional but always respectful of the historical tradition and of the legacy of her teachers. 
Recognized for her interpretations of Bach, she is often hailed by critics. During her studies with Krystian Zimerman, she has the opportunity to play and work the authentic instruments and piano-forte of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. She was able to develop another facet of her musical approach. 
Edna Stern has an ongoing recording of Complete Piano Sonatas by Beethoven and her new CD is dedicated to XVIIIe century composer Helene de Montgeroult.


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Cello

Dimitri MASLENNIKOV

Dimitri Maslennikov started well his musical life. Former winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition and the Rostropovitch Competition, she was invited by renowned orchestras such as The Soloists of Moscow (Yuri Bashmet), The Virtuosos of Moscow (V. Spivakov), the Philharmonic Orchestra of Israel, The Symphony Orchestra (K. Nagano) ... Meeting with Christoph Eschenbach has been decisive: Dimitri plays under his baton with the NDR Orchestra Hamburg, Bamberger Symphoniker, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Dimitri Maslennikov recorded the two Cello Concertos by Shostakovich with the NDR Orchestra Hamburg conducted by C. Eschenbach (Phoenix-Naxos). 


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Piano & String quartet

WIENER KAMMER SYMPH QUINTET & Didier CASTELL-JACOMIN

Wiener Kammer Symphony Quintet has teamed up with French pianist Didier Castell-Jacomin to perform the most beautiful repertoire. 
A talent meeting for a outstanding sextet.
Mozart and Viennese composers can not be better served.


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Piano

Alexandra SILOCEA

Described a "unique talent" by International Piano Magazine, Romanian pianist Alexandra Silocea recently dazzled the musical world with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski.
"Immaculate taste, keen sense of phrasing and an exquisitely beautiful sound", Alexandra Silocea is supported by Elisabeth Leonskaja.


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Violin

Vera LOPATINA

Vera Lopatina was born in St. Petersburg. Winner of numerous international competitions, she performs in the best venues in France, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Germany, China, Russia and in numerous festivals: La Roque d'Anthéron, Cully Classic (Switzerland), The Stars of Baikal (Irkutsk, Russia), Young Soloists of the 21st Century (St. Petersburg, Russia) ... Vera Lopatina devotes a lot of time to chamber music under the benevolent advises of pianist Jean-François Heisser and violist Miguel Da Silva. She is Konzertmeisterin of the Philharmonia Orchestra of Zurich. 


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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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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

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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harp

Sasha BOLDASHEV

Sasha Boldashev is a young russian harpist who has decided to widen the repertoire dedicated to his instrument. He has adapted for his instrument the major pieces of classical russian repertoire. As a composer, he works regularily for cinema and télévision.
As a soloist, Sasha Boldashev has played worldwide with the major orchestras. He is a living example of the new generation of harpist of our times.  


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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 Benedikt 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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Piano

Alina AZARIO

Born in Romania, Alina Azario has trained in Paris with Elisabeth Leonskaya, Boris Berman, Jacques Rouvier and Laurent Cabasso then in Germany with Evgeni Koroliov at the Hochschule für Musik in Hamburg. Alina Azario has yet performed in major festivals such as "Piano aux Jacobins" (Toulouse, France), Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany), MozartFest (Würzburg, Germany), Puplinge Festival. With Renaud Capuçon, Alina has recorded the soundtrack of Marjane Satrapi's movie Poulet aux Prunes. Very fond of chamber music, Alina Azario plays with Renaud Capuçon, Marina Chiche, Pierre Genisson, Adrien Boisseau, Alberto Menchen ... 


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Piano

Aliya AKBERGENOVA

The Ukrainian pianist Aliya Akbergenova started the piano in Kiev before settling in Austria, in Graz, where she now resides. She is noticed for the elegance of her play and the elegance of her playing in Lyon during the International Piano Competition. Aliya Akbergenova now enjoys the teaching and support of pianist Elisabeth Leonskaya.
She gives numerous concerts and recitals in Austria and throughout Central Europe.


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Violon

Hugues BORSARELLO

Ask Hugues Borsarello when his first musical emotions began, he will reply that he does not know, that he does not remember it because he has lived there long before his birth. 
Hugues Borsarello has woven very intimate links with chamber music which is inseparable from the notion of sharing. No wonder he participated in many renowned festivals alongside Jérôme Ducros, Olivier Charlier, Gautier Capuçon .... 
Hugues Borsarello is a solo violinist and artistic director of La Follia Alsace chamber orchestra; he is also konzertmeister of the Lamoureux orchestra. 


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Orchestras & ensembles

Orchestre-atelier OSTINATO

Orchestre-Atelier Ostinato is an orchestra of insertion and promotion of young professional musicians of high level. 
Created in 1997 at the initiative of conductor and composer Manuel Rosenthal, who was a pupil and disciple of Maurice Ravel, its originality consists in bringing to his young instrumentalists a specific experience of the profession of orchestral musician, in a stylistic approach and demanding. 
The artistic director of the orchestra is Jean-Luc Tingaud,


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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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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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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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Cello

Jean-Philippe AUDIN

"He makes a sunny day by himself " said William Sheller.Jean-Philippe Audin plays the works of his "childhood friends" (Bach, Beethoven, Schumann, Dvorak ...). He re-reads the romantics and broadens his repertoire according to the most recent encounters: he was the first classical soloist to hold the stage of the Palais des Congrès for a week in a rock show and the first classical artist to stay more than a year in the charts with "Song of Ocarina", n°1 in the Top 50, and the album "Ocarina" was n°1 in the Top Album with more than 1 million copies. 
Jean-Philippe Audin pursues a career in the concert halls as well as in the studios for advertising, cinema and song.


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Edna STERN : review in Le Figaro magazine

Edna STERN is reviewed in Le Figaro magazine - April 7th edition. Critic Olivier Olgan is quoting her as : A Pianist with head, heart and panache".

MUSICA PRIMA's NEW ARTISTS

Musica Prima's roster is widenening impressively : Cello piano duo Anna Fedorova and Benedict Kloeckner, violinist Loussiné Haroutounian, harpist Sasha Boldashev, pianist Alexandra Silocea and Wiener chamber Quintet avec Didier Castell-Jacomin are joigning the management, following the latest ones: Dimitri Maslennikov, cello, Thierry Caens, trumpet, Berlin Piano Quartet and Edna Stern, piano. Welcome to everyone ! 

Pierre Genisson: his new CD once more rewarded by press

Pierre GENISSON's new CD "How I Met Mozart" is a unanimously acclaimed by press. After CLASSICA magazine "CD OF THE YEAR 2017", the same CD is declared "CLE d'OR" (golden key) for classical website RESMUSICA.FR : "Pierre Génisson, magnificently seconded by the 212 Quartet, composed of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra of New York, deploys his sound and interpretative palette. It is enough to listen to the second movement, Fantasia-Adagio, retained and alangui, but not pathetic, to understand the level of assimilation that these memorable performances reach ... / ... An exemplary reading that will certainly fill the listeners, novices or experienced, who will listen it. "
Besides, watch the new vidéo of Mozart Clarinet Concerto with Liege orchestra and Tanguy clarinet concerto

Olga Kirpicheva at Folle journée 2018

Olga KIRPICHEVA, piano has conquered the heart of the audience at Folle journée 2018 with pieces by Dvorak, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Stravinsky and Gershwin.

Next concerts

22 Apr

Wiener Kammer and Castell Jacomin in Mastricht

Maastricht - Pays-Bas / Holland

Mozart : Concerto 8 et 23 / arrang. for sextet with piano
At 3.30 pm

04 May

Edna Stern : concert-conference at College de France

Collège de France - Paris

Edna Stern, piano.
Concert-conference

12 May

Thierry CAENS / Tribute to M. André / Colmar

COLMAR - EGLISE ST MATTHIEU - FRANCE

Thierry CAENS, trompet 
Orchestre La Folia, Hugues Borsarello, cond. 
At 8.30pm

17 May

Di Giorno plays Beethoven 3

Figeac - France

Marina DI GIORNO, piano
Beethoven : Piano Concerto n°3
Marques : Danzon n°2
Camerata Fiorentina, cond.: Giuseppe Lonzetta
And on May 18th at Espace Valendré - Cahors

14 June

Pierre Genisson at Festival d'Auvers-sur-Oise

Eglise - AUVERS SUR OISE - FRANCE

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Avec Quatuor HANSON, string quartet 
Clarinet Quintets by Mozart and Weber

16 June

Sasha Boldashev - recital

St Germain au Mont d'Or - France

Sasha BOLDASHEV, harp
With Astrig Siranossian, cello
Recital

29 June

Pierre Genisson au Clos Vougeot

Clos Vougeot - Bougogne - France

Pierre Genisson, clarinette
With Orchestre des Climats de Bourgogne, cond. Emmanuel Krivine, soloist : Renaud Capuçon, violin
In Festival des Crus de Bourgogne

30 June

Caens : Tribute to Maurice André

Alès (30) - France

Thierry CAENS, trumpet
"Tribute to Maurice André"
With Ensemble Les Cuivres français

12 July

Edna Stern : recital at Festival de Limoux

Limoux - France

Edna Stern : Recital
Bach : Fantaisie en do mineur BWV 906 / Chopin : Ballade n°1 Op. 23 / Chopin : Nocturne Op. 27 n°2 / Beethoven : Sonate Op. 27 n°2 "Clair de Lune" / Bach-Liszt : Fantaisie BWV 542 / Janacek : Dans le brouillard / Debussy : Clair de Lune, extrait de Suite Bergamasque / Prokofiev : 4 pièces de la Suite pour piano Op. 75 “Roméo et Juliette” 

17 July

Maslennikov - Recital

Parvis Chapelle St Hospice - St Jean Cap Ferrat - France

Dimitri MASLENNIKOV, cello 
With Jonathn BENICHOU, piano

25 July

Thierry Caens / Premiere

Chamalières (63) - France

Thierry CAENS, trumpet
"Harmonia", world premiere 
Chamalières Brass Band and Geretsried Brass Band (Germany)
Work by Thierry Caens.
Created for the franco german agreement between the two cities

28 July

Pierre Genisson in Menerbes

Ménerbes - Luberon - France

Pierre Genisson
Gershwin Rhapsody in blue / Bernstein sonate op.1 / Gershwin : 3 Préludes / Debussy : Rhapsodie / Poulenc : Sonate pour clarinette et piano / Hillborg : Solo pour clarinette
Dans le cadre du festival Musicales du Luberon

29 July

GENISSON in trio at Festival Les Promenades Musicales En Pays D'auge

Pays- d'Auge - Normandie - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Trio with Natacha Kudritskaya, piano and Adrien Boisseau, viola

16 Aug

Pierre Genisson in Royan

Royan - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet 
With Quatuor Ebène, string quartet
In Festival Jeudis musicaux de Royan

17 Aug

Pierre Genisson in Villers sur Mer

Villers sur Mer - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
With François Dumont, piano and Adrien Boisseau, viola
In Festival de Villers

06 Sep

Anna Fedorova - piano recital

Arces - Charente maritime - France

Anna Fedorova, piano
Recital
Beethoven : Moonlight Sonata quasi una Fantasia / Chopin : Fantasie f minor / Scriabine : Sonata-Fantasie n2 / Schumann : Fantasia
In Festival Jeudis musicaux de Royan

08 Sep

Pierre Genisson in Sceaux

Sceaux - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
With Quatuor Hermès, string quartet
In Festival de Sceaux

25 Sep

FEDOROVA ST TROPEZ

Saint Tropez - France - Théâtre de la Renaissance

Anna FEDOROVA, piano
Récital

29 Sep

Fedorova and Kloeckner

Vincennes - Auditorium / France

Anna Fedorova, piano + Benedikt Kloeckner, cello 
Chopin : Sonata for cello and piano
César Franck : Sonata for violin and piano (transc. for cello and piano)
Chopin: Polonaise brillante Op.3 (piano solo)

29 Sep

Anna Fedorova - chamber music

Vincennes - Auditorium - France

Anna Fedorova, piano with Benedikt Kloeckner, cello
Chopin : Sonata for cello and piano
César Franck : Sonata for violin and piano (transc. for cello and piano)
Chopin: Polonaise brillante Op.3 (piano solo)

30 Sep

GENISSON at Fest. Musique en Chambertin - Burgundy

Couchey, Bourgogne - France

Pierre Génisson, clarinet
Klezmer and hebrew music with Trio Vagabond : Fanny Vicens, accordion and Virginie Constant, cello
In Festival Musique en Chambertin

05 Feb

Genisson in Avignon

Opera Confluence - Avignon - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
with Quatuor Varese. At 8.30pm
Clarinet Quintet by Mozart K.581
Clarinet Quintet by Brahms Op.115

16 Feb

Edna Stern and Alma Mahler

Philharmonie de Paris

Edna STERN, piano
Programme dedicated to Alma Mahler