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François Bonnet: Renewing the contemporary sceneFilmed interview Interviewed by: Arnaud Merlin
Raphaèle Biston: Improvisation and machinesFilmed interview Interviewed by: Arnaud Merlin
Luca Antignani: Praise of the doubleFilmed interview Interviewed by: Arnaud Merlin
Samuel Andreyev: Transparency and simplicityFilmed interview Interviewed by: Arnaud Merlin
A French composer born April 23, 1970 in Eaubonne.
Philippe Forget studied the bassoon, singing and choral and orchestral conducting, notably with the conductor Wolfgang Harrer at the Austro-Hungarian Academy in Budapest.
The founder and conductor of the Orchestre Régional des Jeunes de Bourgogne, he has also conducted various orchestras, including the chorus and orchestra of Lyons Opera, the Orchestre National de Lorraine, the Orchestre Régional Bayonne-Côte Basque. Since 2014 he has been music director of the Chœur National des Jeunes. A champion of the French repertories of yesterday and today, he conducts notably the works of Berlioz, Debussy, Ravel, Milhaud, Jolivet, Jérôme Combier, Philippe Fénelon, Philippe Hersant and Guillaume Connesson.
A German composer born March 26, 1966 in Köln (Germany).
A saxophone player by training, Oliver Schneller studied the political sciences and musicology at Bonn University. He broadened his apprenticeship of composition in the USA, at the New England Conservatory of Boston and then Columbia University in New York with Tristan Murail, where he presented a doctoral composition thesis devoted to the spatialisation of music (2002). He also followed the course of composition and computer music of Ircam before becoming a research composer at Ircam (2002-2004).
An Argentine composer born July 17, 1983 in Buenos Aires (Argentine).
A self-taught guitarist as a child, Tomas Bordalejo subsequently studied the jazz guitar at the Technological Institute for Contemporary Music in Buenos Aires, obtaining a guitar diploma. Seeking European academic training, he studied in France at the Gennevilliers Conservatory, the Paris Regional Conservatory at the Pôle Supérieur of Paris Boulogne-Billancourt. He followed the teaching of Bernard Cavanna, Yan Maresz and also met Peter Eötvös, Pascal Dusapin, Matthias Pintscher, Philippe Hersant and Philippe Manoury, who encouraged him to consolidate his own musical language.
A French composer born December 24, 1972 in Marseille.
An organist by training, Pierre-Adrien Charpy won First Prizes for Renaissance counterpoint, fugue and form at the Paris Conservatory.
With the singer Raphaële Kennedy he founded the ensemble Da Pacem dedicated to early music, contemporary creation as well as dialogue between cultures. Close to African and Caribbean music, he collaborated with Moussa Hema, a balafon player from Burkina Faso, notably for À nos ancêtres, à nos enfants for soprano, balafon, viola da gamba, harpsichord and organ, first performed at the Chapelle de Ronchamp built by Le Corbusier (2004).
A French composer born January 3, 1980 in Hennebont.
Pierre-Yves Macé studied the piano and percussion at the Conservatory of Rennes while initiating himself in music composition. The holder of a master’s degree in Modern Letters, he presented in 2009, at the University of Paris VIII, a doctoral thesis in musicology that was a study of sound documents since the beginnings of sound recording.
A French composer born June 26, 1977 in Paris.
A pianist and choir singer, Sébastien Gaxie studied the jazz piano and directed the Zhig Band, a group that played his own music. He then entered the Paris Conservatory, where he followed notably the composition classes of Emmanuel Nunes and Frédéric Durieux. He completed his training with the computer music composition course of Ircam.
Gaxie works on rhythm, pulsation and the play of superimpositions. He devotes himself to different fields of expression: contemporary music, jazz, electronic music, music theatre and video art.
CASTAGNOLI Giulio (1958)
CASTANET Pierre-Albert (1956)
CASTELLANI Hervé (1965)
CASTEREDE Jacques (1926-2014)
CASTIGLIONI Niccolo (1932-1996)
CATTANEO Aureliano (1974)
CAVALLONE Paolo (1975)
CAVANNA Bernard (1951)
CAVRO Jean-François (1963)
CECCONI-BOTELLA Monic (1936)
CENDO Raphaël (1975)
CERHA Friedrich (1926)
CHALAEV Shirvani (1936)
CHALLULAU Tristan-Patrice (1959)
CHAMOUARD Philippe (1952)
CHARBONNIER Janine (1926)
CHARLES Jérôme (1966)
CHARPENTIER Gabriel (1925)
CHARPENTIER Jacques (1933-2017)
CHARPILLE Jean-Louis (1955)
CHARPY Pierre-Adrien (1972)
CHATTELUN Maurice (1912-2002)
CHAYNES Charles (1925-2016)
CHEN May-Tchi (1961)
CHEN Qigang (1951)
CHEN Xiaoyong (1955)