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Piano

Anna Federova

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 14 million 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.
Between 1993 and 2001, he has been chief assistant of James Conlon in Cologne, the NY Metropolitan Opera and the Los Angeles Opera. In 1996, he was appointed conductor-assistant at the Opéra National de Paris and then 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). Dimitri has also Premiered in New York the Cello Concerto by French composer Marc-André Dalbavie with Ensemble Intercontemporain.


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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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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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Piano

Sabine Weyer

Sabine Weyer, a pianist from Luxembourg, attended numerous masterclasses and received personal advice from Michel Beroff, Mario Patuzzi, Vassil Guenov, Karl Heinz Kaemmerling, Vitaly Samoshko, Rustem Hayroudinof, Norma Fisher, Oxana Yablonskaya and Aquiles Delle Vigne. 
Sabine WEYER recently performed at the Teatro San Carlo in Lisbon, and at the Teatro Academico Gil Vicente in Coimbra, at a festival dedicated to Wagner, Verdi et Liszt. She performs in concert in Luxembourg, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal and the United Kingdom. In 2014, Sabine WEYER has toured in various cities of China (Brahms) and played in particular at the Shanghai Concert Hall in front of a 2000 audience. Her first CD (Rameau-Debussy / Paladino records) was recorded at the Vienna Konzerthaus. This program was presented in concert at the Philharmonie de Luxembourg as well as in the main European capitals. 
Very active in her country, Sabine has created and run a multidisciplinary festival.


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Piano

Marina Di Giorno

Marina Di Giorno is a passionate pianist about music from her Spanish-Argentine origins. Applauded by the public and the critics, she has already performed in numerous festivals and majors concert halls: La Roque d'Anthéron, Classique au Large, Concerti del Tempietto in Roma, Festival di Perugia. concerts in Lanzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, the Mohamed V Theater in Rabat, Brussels, and in Paris aux Bernardins, aux Invalides, au Théâtre du Châtelet, salle Adyar, salle Cortot Hall ou encore à la Cité de la Musique. 
Marina Di Giorno wants to link arts : she has yet be involved in original creations with actors such as Carole Bouquet, Leslie Caron, Arielle Dombasle, Guillaume Gallienne, or with the singer Juliette for a Homage to Colette directed by Robert Carsen at the Théâtre du Châtelet, and others projects with painters such as Eska Kayser or with the violinist Régis Pasquier, with Folie des Merveilles band or with the Cézanne Trio.


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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. 
Soon, Alina Azario performed at major festivals such as "Piano aux Jacobins" (Toulouse, France), Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany), MozartFest (Würzburg, Germany), Puplinge Festival . 
Alina Azario recorded with Renaud Capuçon the soundtrack of Marjane Satrapi's movie "Poulet aux Plunes" ("Persepolis") and Vincent Paronnaud. Very fond of chamber music, Alina Azario plays with Renaud Capuçon, Marina Chiche, Pierre Genisson, Adrien Boisseau, Alberto Menchen ... 
Alina Azario is the founder and artistic director of the Clara Haskil International Festival which takes place every year in Sibiu, Romania.


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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 Borsallero

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 et 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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NEWS

Informations

New artists on our roster

We are very pleased to welcome Dimitri Maslennikov, cello, Thierry Caens, trumpet, Berlin Piano Quartet and Edna Stern, piano who are joigning Musica Prima's roster !

Pierre Genisson, clarinet

New Pierre GENISSON's CD "How I Met Mozart" is a tremendous success in France and abroad. But Pierre is also playing basset clarinet, the one chosen by Mozart for its concerto. Watch the video where Pierre is playing this instrument with Orchestre Le Palais royal cond. by Jean-Philippe Sarcos https://youtu.be/upyXmkIgt3s?t=2m09s

Philippe de Chalendar, conductor

After his huge success in Beijing for closing concert of Super Cello festival, maestro Philippe de Chalendar is returning in Europe for opera season in Miskolc, Hungary

Orchestre-atelier Ostinato at Philharmonie de Paris

A huge success for Ostinato orchestra's anniversary concert at the Philharmonie de Paris on September 23rd. 2000 enthusiastic spectators applauded the 100 musicians of the orchestra, accompanied by the Choeur Victoria d'Ile de France and organist Vincent Warnier interpret Stravinsky, Poulenc and Rosenthal. Jean-Luc Tingaud hold the baton and Konzertmeister Richard Schmoucler watched over his young recruits.

Next concerts

17 Oct

GENISSON IN TAIWAN

TAINAN - TAIWAN - CHINE

Recitals and masterclasses
Tainan National University of Arts
October 17th to 24th

19 Oct

Thierry Caens in Nice

CRR de NICE - FRANCE

Concert and Master Classes with Brass worshop 
+ Christian Martinez, jazz trumpet 

25 Oct

ANNA FEDOROVA / RECITAL

SAGE GATESHEAD - NEWCASTLE - UK

Solo Recital
Works by Chopin, Takemitsu, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky

26 Oct

FEDOROVA RACHMANINOV

SCHAFFHAUSEN - SUISSE

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2
Basel Sinfonietta
Annedore Neufeld, Conductor

05 Nov

GENISSON Japan tour

JAPON

Recitals and masterclasses
November 5th to 15th

09 Nov

FEDOROVA / RACHMANINOV RHAPSODY

WERNIGERODE - ALLEMAGNE

Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Mitteldeutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Gerard Oskamp, Conductor

and 10/11 à Schonebeck and 11/11 à Aerschleben



17 Nov

BORSARELLO plays Mendelssohn violin concerto

Vincennes -Auditorium

Hugues BORSARELLO, violon
Avec l'orchestre Idomeneo, cond. : Debora Waldman
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto 
A 20h30

24 Nov

GENISSON : Eric Tanguy's Concerto Premiere

SALLE PHILHARMONIQUE - LIÈGE - BELGIQUE

Pierre GENISSON, clarinette
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, dir.: Patrick Davin
Eric TANGUY : Concerto pour clarinette et orchestre : CREATION MONDIALE
W.A. MOZART : Concerto pour clarinette
WORLD PREMIERE
At 8pm

24 Nov

Aliya in Odessa

ODESSA - UKRAINE

Britten: Diversions 
with Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra

25 Nov

FEDOROVA - BEETHOVEN CTO 5

KYOTO - JAPON

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 Op. 73 "Emperor"
Kyoto Symphony Orchestra
Tatsuya Shimono, Conductor

And also 26/11

25 Nov

Caens and ensemble Les cuivres français

Eyguières (13) - France

« From Bach to Bernstein »
Ensemble Les Cuivres Français
Trumpet and cond. : Thierry Caens

02 Dec

Bach to the future

PHILHARMONIE - LUXEMBOURG

Bach recital / according the the release of Weyer's new CD
Bach transcriptions by Siloti, St-Saens + Bach's Suite française n°2
And 17/12 in Munich - Klavierwerkstatt


24 Jan

Aliya in Kiev

PHILHARMONIE - KIEV - UKRAINE

Britten "Diversions"
With National Symphonic Orchestra of Ukraine, cond.: Volodymyr Sirenko

09 Feb

KIRPICHEVA + LOPATINA at Louvre

Auditorium - Musée du Louvre - Paris

Olga KIRPICHEVA, piano
Vera LOPATINA, violon


with Adrien Bellom, cello
Schubert "Notturno"
Rachmaninov Trio Élégiaque n°1
Beethoven Trio Op.70 n°1 en ré majeur "Les Esprits"
At 8pm 

18 Feb

Edna STERN : recital at LA SEINE MUSICALE

SEINE MUSICALE - PARIS - FRANCE

Edna STERN, piano
"3 compositrices"
Hélène de Montgeroult: Fugue en fa mineur n°1 / 10 Etudes / Thème Varié dans le genre moderne /
Clara Schumann: Romances Op.21 n°1 et n°3
Lili Boulanger : Thème et Variations /

07 Mar

AKIKO EBI AT PARIS PHILHARMONIE

Musée de la Musique - Philharmonie - Paris

Akiko EBI, piano Pleyel de 1842
with Christophe COIN, cello from Gand 1840
Frédéric Chopin :
Introduction et Polonaise brillante op. 3
Grand Duo concertant sur des thèmes de Robert le Diable
Sonate pour violoncelle et piano
Auguste Joseph Franchomme : Variations sur un thème russe
At 8.30 pm  

22 Mar

Caens in Paris - Invalides

Cathédrale des Invalides - Paris - France

Trio Caens-Cazalet-Becquet
Eric Ampeau orgue
Orchestre d'Harmonie de la Musique de l'Air direction: C. Kesmaecker

24 Mar

Thierry Caens in Autun

Autun (71) - France

Trio Caens-Cazalet-Becquet
with V. Balse piano

30 June

Caens : Tribute to Maurice André

Alès (30) - France

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

25 July

Thierry Caens / Premiere

Chamalières (63) - France

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