The Talich Quartet has been evolving as part of a prestigious line of musicians for nearly fifty years representing Czech musical art throughout the world.
They will be playing, at Le Poisson Rouge on the 26th of february, pieces from there last album « Debussy –Ravel » Published by La Dolce Volta.
This concert is part of their US tour : 02/04-16: Fullerton (CA), 02/22 : Randolph (VT), 02/23 : Durhma (NC), 02/24: Blacksburg (VA), 03/01: Kingston (ON), 03/02: Deerfield (MA), 03/03: Wooster (OH)
US agent: Kate Barnes (Melvin Kaplan agency)
Vidéo : http://youtu.be/L-yubivhF6Q
In Nantes, La Folle journée ended February the 3rd with a concert of the Spanish castanets player Lucero Tena.For its 19th edition, La Folle Journée has chosen to retrace or reexamine a vast panorama of French and Spanish music from 1850 to the present day, i.e. from Georges Bizet to Pierre Boulez, with an emphasis on that period which may be considered to be the veritable Golden Age of French music: from the 1870s to the 1940s.
145 tickets sold, 350 concerts, 47 conferences and 20 concerts outside of Nantes were the figures of this year edition.
René Martin, Artistic director of the event mentionned the 20th anniversary of the festival in 2014 which theme will be dedicaded to America.
Download here the english press kit of the festival.
The 20th ceremony of the Victoire de la musique classique will take place at the new Auditorium of Bordeaux on february 25th. The nominees are :
Instrumental Soloist of the year
Nicolas Angelich (piano)
Aldo Ciccolini (piano)
Emmanuel Pahud (flute)
Lyrical artist of the year
Philippe Jaroussky (tenor)
Patricia Petibon (soprano)
Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto)
Ludovic Tezier (baryton)
Instrumental Soloist revelation of the year
Emilie Gastaud (harpe)
Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello)
Edgar Moreau (cello)
Lyrical artist revelation of the year
Julien Behr (tenor)
Sabine Devieilhe (soprano)
Florian Sempey (baryton)
Debussy, 24 préludes – Philippe Bianconi (La Dolce Volta)
Le Bœuf sur le toit – Tharaud, Juliette, Braley, Dessay, Peyroux… (Virgin Classics)
On Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 November at Cité de la Musique in Paris, bureauexoport organized Classique First!, for the first time. This series of international professional meetings, talks, debates, workshops, and concerts has been a successful way to gather a number of professionals from the industry of classical music together. One of the key events was the visit of Paris philarmonie’s shipyard (opening scheduled for Autumn 2014).