A French composer born May 14, 1959 in East Patchogue (United States).
Anthony Girard studied at the Paris Conservatory, notably with Serge Nigg and Claude Ballif. He won prizes for harmony, counterpoint, analysis, orchestration and composition (1980-1986), as well as a DEA in music history (1985) at the Sorbonne. He was then in residence at the Casa de Velázquez (1986-1988) and developed his style free of all restraints.
Daniel A. D' ADAMO
An Italian composer from Argentina born November 18, 1966 in Buenos Aires.
A French composer born March 14, 1934 in Toulon.
Pierre Boeswillwald had an eclectic training, ranging from engineering (electronics, sound engineering and later micro-computing) to the visual arts (decorative arts) and the theatre (mime, ancient theatre…).
A French composer born October 22, 1935 in Paris.
A pianist by training, Thérèse Brenet studied at the Paris Conservatory in the classes of Jean Rivier, Darius Milhaud, Maurice Duruflé, Noël Gallon and Henri Dutilleux. Winning the Grand Prix de Rome in 1965 (Les visions prophétiques de Cassandre), she then followed a career as composer and teacher of musical training at the Paris Conservatory.
Ivane Béatrice BELLOCQ
A French composer born July 29, 1958 in Saint-Nazaire.
Ivane Bellocq studied the flute with Roger Bourdin, analysis with Max Deutsch and composition with Olivier Greif.
An international performer, she plays and records many works of both the past and the present, notably Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Debussy, Olivier Greif, Sofia Goubaidoulina, Suzanne Giraud, Patrice Sciortino and Sophie Lacaze.
As a composer she has been invited to numerous residences in the Île de France, in Mayenne and with festivals or ensembles (the chamber choir Les Temperamens Variations, Rencontres Musicales de Haute-Provence, des Hautes-Vosges…).
A French composer born August 9, 1943 in Cannes.
Born into a musical environment, Michèle Bokanowski studied letters and philosophy before turning to composition after reading Pierre Schaeffer’s À la recherche d’une musique concrète. Training with Michel Puig and Éliane Radigue, she followed a course at the research department of the the ORTF (1970) and was part of a group researching into sound synthesis.
A French composer, improviser, performer-broadcaster and director born August 25, 1945 in Compiègne.
A violinist by training, Christian Clozier turned towards instrumental and electronic improvisation with the ensemble Opus N. In parallel he studied at the Schola Cantorum, the Paris Conservatory and then with Pierre Schaeffer at the GRM. The deviser and designer of instruments/systems, he developed studios for composition (Charybde, 1972) as well as two electro-acoustic instruments, one for child pedagogy and amateurs (Gmebogosse, 1972), the other for live performance-diffusion (Gmebaphone, 1973).
An Italian composer, performer, painter, writer, stage director born October 1, 1931 in Florence (Italy) who died September 19, 2021 in Milan (Italy).
Sylvano Bussotti began his apprenticeship of the violin at the age of five before entering the piano class of Luigi Dallapiccola at the Florence Conservatory where he also studied harmony and counterpoint. War, however, interrupted his studies though he subsequently studied composition as an autodidact. In 1956 he became a pupil of Max Deutsch in Paris and met Pierre Boulez, who introduced him to Darmstadt where became acquainted with John Cage.
A German composer and conductor born January 29, 1971.
After instrumental training (piano, violin, percussion), Matthias Pintscher studied conducting with Peter Eötvös as well as composition with Giselher Klebe in Detmold and Manfred Trojahn in Düsseldorf. He also met Hans Werner Henze during the summer classes at Montepulciano. With his first opera, Thomas Chatterton (1998) he achieved international recognition. He was invited all over the world and in 2008 Pierre Boulez conducted the premiere of his Osiris with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
A French composer born August 30, 1954 in Paris.