Japan 2018

In August 2018, I will be back in Japan for duo recitals with Emmanuel Christien (piano) for a rich demanding programme with Mozart E minor Sonata, Beethoven no7 sonata, Saint Saens violin sonata no1, and Ravel Tzigane. We will also be recording in Tokyo a violin encore pieces CD with many miniatures. We are both very much looking forward as our last japanese duo recitals were in May 2016! We hope to see our loyal Japanese fans as well as new faces at our concerts!! 

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Since end of May 2016 I have started my new life as one of the concert masters of the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, and chamber music and violin professor at the Superior Music Academy and the Conservatoire of Strasbourg from September 2016. This year's highlights of my concert master experiences were leading Strauss's Zarathustra (Feb 2018), and the Japanese Opera "Kinkakuji" (Pavillon d'Or) (March/April 2018). The live concert of Messiaen/Ravel/Strauss (Zarathustra) video is available online on Arte Concert until August 7th 2018 https://www.arte.tv/fr/videos/080776-000-A/pierre-laurent-aimard-joue-ravel/

Ensemble Monsolo CD release

Ensemble Monsolo's first piano quartet CD was released in December 2014 in Japan. The CD includes the Chausson piano quartet and the Mahler piano quartet, recorded in Tokyo on June 7th 2014. The members are Emmanuel Christien (piano), Sylvain Durantel (viola), Julien Lazignac (cello) and myself. It was planned to be available world-wide in CD shops and online by december 2015, but currently having some delays. It is however available on amazon.co.jp, or if you are in Europe and wish to purcase it from me directly, please leave me a message on the contact page. Label : King International 

 http://www.kinginternational.co.jp/classics/kkc-037/

"Pour Ysaye" violin-piano duo CD

My second CD Pour Ysaye is officially released in France and in Japan. It is also available on iTunes, amazon, etc. (label: Polymnie, France)

 

Recorded in January 2012 with Emmanuel Christien in Troyes, a french repertoire of Ropartz - Chausson - Lekeu, works dedicated to the great violinist and composer Eugene Ysaye. 

 

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