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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

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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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 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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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 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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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

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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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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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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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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Next concerts

22 Apr

Anna FEDOROVA in Mexico

Durango, Mexique

Anna FEDOROVA, piano
Tchaïkovski : Piano Concerto 1
Cond.: David Harutyunyan

29 Apr

Anna Fedorova on a music cruise

Athènes, Mykonos, Delos, Patmos, Kusadasi

Anna FEDOROVA, piano
Music Cruise "Festival de piano en mer"
From Athens to Athens via Hydra, Mykonos, Delos, Santorin, Patmos, Kusadasi... From Athens to Athens via Hydra, Mykonos, Delos, Santorin, Patmos, Kusadasi...
From April 29th to May 6th
With Nelson Freire, Nicholas Angelich, Nicolas Stavy, Shani Diluka and Alain Duault



09 May

Anna Fedorova : Tchaikovski tour in Germany

On tour - Germany

Anna FEDOROVA
Tchaïkovski : Concerto pour piano n°1
Mitteldeutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Dir.: Gerard Oskamp
May 9th : Wernigerode - May 10th : Schönebeck - May 11thi : Bad Zwesten - May 16th : Stendal - May 19th : Bernburg

17 May

Pierre GENISSON ON CRUISE

Croisière au Japon

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet 
Music Cruise in Japon "Schumann and Schubert at the rising sun country"
From Maizuru to Osaka, from May 17th to May 25th 
On board MS Ponant
With Delphine Haidan, Geneviève Laurenceau, Silvia Chiesa, Maurizop Baglini and Alain Duault

02 June

Pierre Genisson at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Théâtre des Champs-Elysées - Paris

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Pieces by Mozart
With Amboisine Bré, mezzo, Angélique Boudeville, soprano, Jean-Sébastien Bou, baryton, Julien Dran, ténor, Nicolas Cavallier, baryton-basse
Orchestre national d'Île de France, cond.: Pierre Dumoussaud
In Passionnément Mozart concerts - Radio Classique
June 2nd et 3rd at 20h

11 June

Les VIRTUOSES in Auvers sur Oise

Auvers sur Oise - France

Ensemble Les VIRTUOSES, violin solo and cond.: Vadim Tchijik
with Ilia Ovacharenko, piano
Chopin, Schubert, Mendelssohn et Matton
In Festival d'Auvers sur Oise


14 July

Pierre Genisson at Festival Saoû chante Mozart

Saoû - Château d'Eurre - France

Pierre Genisson, clarinette
July 14th : Mozart : Sérénade K388 et 406
With Hélène Devilleneuve, Julien Hardy, Jacques Deleplancque et Philippe Bernold
July 17th : Mozart Clarinet Quintet K581, with Quatuor Modigliani
Dans le cadre du festival Saoû chante Mozart'Esprit

15 July

Pierre Genisson at Festival de Montpellier

Salle Pasteur-Montpellier - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Weber : Grand Duo concertant / Schumann : Fantasiestücke / Mantovani : Bug / Saint-Saëns : Sonate opus 67
Avec la pianiste Natacha Kudritskaya
Dans le cadre du festival de Montpellier Occitanie


27 July

Pierre Genisson at Festival de Pontlevoy

Pontlevoy - France

Pierre Génisson, clarinet
With Magali Léger, soprano and Yves Henry, piano
Programme : An american summer night
In Festival de Pontlevoy

08 Aug

Pierre Genisson at Festival de Comminges

Basilique Saint Just - Valcabrère

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Avec Quatuor Hermès, string quartet 
Clarinet Quintets by Mozart and Brahms
Dans le cadre du Festival du Comminges

11 Sep

Alexandra Silocea plays Shostakovich under Jurowski's baton

Bucarest - Roumanie

Alexandra SILOCEA, piano
SHOSTAKOVICH : Piano concerto 2
STATE ACADEMIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF RUSSIA “EVGENY SVETLANOV”
VLADIMIR JUROWSKI conductor
In Enescu festival

29 Sep

Pierre Génisson at Nuits romantiques du Lac du Bourget

Le Bourget du Lac - France

Pierre GENISSON, clarinet
with Trio Zadig
In Festival des Nuits romantiques du Lac du Bourget