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Marine Sablonnière

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A graduate of the CNSMD in Lyon in Pierre Hamon’s class, Marine Sablonnière went on to study in Barcelona with Pedro Memelsdorff, and also benefited from the teaching of Peter Holstlag, Walter van Hauwe and Dan Laurin.

She has performed under the baton of Skip Sempé (Capriccio Stravagante), Jordi Savall (Hesperion XXI), Marc Minkowski (Les Musiciens du Louvre), Raphaël Pichon (Pygmalion), Gérard Lesne (Il Seminario Musicale), Hervé Niquet (Le Concert Spirituel), Vincent Dumestre (Le Poème Harmonique), Christina Pluhar (l’Arpeggiata) and Les musiciens du Paradis. She also plays chamber music with the ensemble Résonances and with Bertrand Cuiller and the ensemble Le Caravansérail.

Marine Sablonnière holds Certificats d’Aptitude in early music and recorder, and teaches at the CRR in Marseille.

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Mosaïques

Octetology 8.2 (blue)

Octetology

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Octetology 8.2 (blue)

Since its creation in 2020, Octetology has won the first prize in the international competition of Castelfidardo in Italy, in the “Piazzolla Awards” category; and has received some great programming (Théâtre du Châtelet, FIP concert live Studio at 104 de Radio France, Nuits de Nacres, Nuits musicales d’Uzès, Festival Tango de Gennevilliers, Générations France musique Live…). Dedicated to Astor Piazzolla’s flamboyant and emblematic Octeto Buenos Aires, these eight musicians retrace the origins of Tango Nuevo to deliver a resolutely modern interpretation.
When he left Paris to return to Buenos Aires in 1955, Astor Piazzolla was determined to “get tango out of the monotony in which it had become mired”, by overturning its codes and traditions through the creation of new music. He surrounded himself with some of the most emblematic musicians of the genre (A. Stampone, L. Federico, E. Francini…) to create the “Octeto Buenos Aires”, a short-lived formation (1955-1958) that would profoundly influence the music of Buenos Aires and that would remain one of the composer’s most avant-garde attempts. Despite the originality of the proposal, the virtuosity of the performers and the flamboyant writing, the project did not receive the hoped-for response from the public and connoisseurs, which led Piazzolla to abandon it and destroy all the parts of this immense repertoire.

Through extensive research and rewriting, Octetology has succeeded in reconstituting this lost repertoire, never recreated since its disappearance over 60 years ago.

Octetology

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NEOTANGO

NEOTANGO

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L’ensemble Il Caravaggio – Camille Delaforge

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Il Caravaggio is a new player on the baroque music scene, an orchestra on period instruments directed by Camille Delaforge. In association with the most brilliant singers of the young generation, it explores the French and Italian lyrical repertoires. Alongside pieces from the great repertoires, whose approach it does not hesitate to rethink, Il Caravaggio pays particular attention to the rediscovery of an unpublished musical heritage. It is committed to promoting the work of women composers, creating at least one programme each year to discover the work of a forgotten creator: Isabelle Leonarda, Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, or Mademoiselle Duval, whose opera “Les Génies” will be recorded in 2023 at the Opéra de Versailles

Placed under the spiritual patronage of the painter Caravaggio, the ensemble’s work is distinguished by its sense of theatricality, its intense expressiveness, its deeply embodied spirituality, and aims to show the universality of baroque sensibility, of a vitality intrinsic to the human experience. The ensemble also explores the porosity between the scholarly repertoire and popular music through more intimate formats: salon opera, street music, etc., which allow it to work closely with the public.

Ensemble Il Caravaggio

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LA DAME DE MES SONGES

LA DAME DE MES SONGES

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Sortie CD – Enharmonique

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 [💿 NEW ALBUM]
Enharmonique by Constance Luzzati is now available!
We are delighted to present this faithful and poetic interpretation of harpsichord pieces on harp.
You will be transported back to the baroque era and the virtuosity of the rare harpists capable of playing the harpsichord pieces without changing a note.

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Enharmonique

Enharmonique

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Sortie CD – Anti-Melancholicus

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[💿 NEW ALBUM]
The album Anti-Melancholicus by the Alia Mens Ensemble is now available.
Close your eyes, let the music take you away and let Anti-Melancholicus be your sanctuary in this world full of uncertainties

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Anti-Melancholicus

Anti-Melancholicus

La Cité Céleste

La Cité Céleste

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Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, Bruno Mantovani – direction

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Founded in 1989, the Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain was one of the first independent French ensembles dedicated to contemporary music. Through its creations and tours in France and abroad, the EOC has taken a special place in the musical landscape.
It is recognised as an essential interpreter of 20th and 21st century music and an important player in musical creation, trusted by composers of all generations. Today, the EOC has over 700 works in its repertoire, including 300 premieres. Constituted as an instrumental ensemble whose musicians can also play the role of soloist, the EOC brings together some fifteen instrumentalists under the artistic and musical direction of Bruno Mantovani.

The Ensemble offers concerts in medium and large formations, promotes the pure instrumental concert but also the mixing of instrumental and electroacoustic sources and calls upon other imaginary worlds (dance, opera, literature, visual arts). Covering more than a hundred years of music, the Ensemble has an international reputation and contributes to the influence of its home region, the Loire, by responding to invitations from major artistic and cultural venues in France and abroad.

In the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the EOC is also committed to mediation and transmission by building training, discovery and creation projects with its local partners. By addressing audiences of all ages and backgrounds, the EOC shares music with as many people as possible and contributes fully to the artistic and cultural life of its region.

The Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain is subsidised by the Ministry of Culture and Communication
– DRAC Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the Département de la Loire and the city of Saint-Étienne. the Loire and the city of Saint-Étienne. It is supported by the SACEM, the SPEDIDAM and the Centre National de la Musique.

Since 2022, the EOC has been in residence at the Opera of the city of Saint-Étienne.

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Waves

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Constance Luzzati

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Constance Luzzati has made expanding the harp repertoire through transcription of early music and the commission of new contemporary works a lifetime ambition. In 2014, she completed a doctorate in performance (CNSMDP and Université Paris- Sorbonne) focusing on transcriptions for harp of 18th century French harpsichord repertoire. She has adapted all of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s works for harpsichord, but also transcribed part of the pieces by Louis and François Couperin, Pancrace Royer, Jean-Baptiste Forqueray, Jean-Jacques Duplhy, Domenico Scarlatti and Johann Sebastian Bach.
A collaboration with several composers (Bruno Mantovani and Édith Lejet, whose works she has premiered) has enriched her relationship with living contemporary music. If her soloist activity is devoted to the renewal of the repertoire through ancient transcription and contemporary creation, her chamber music activity is more focused on the heart of the repertoire composed for harp, from Fauré to Berio, through Debussy, Ravel or Sohy. She has recorded several CDs devoted to these works: Normandie et Impressionnisme (Skarbo, 2010), with the soloists of the Rouen Opera, and more recently Charlotte Sohy, composer of the Belle-Époque (La boîte à pépites, 2022), with the flutist Mathilde Calderini and the Hermes Quartet.

Constance Luzzati has had the opportunity to share her favorite repertoire with the public in numerous Parisian halls (Philharmonie – Cité de la musique, Maison de la radio, Petit Palais), French festivals (Musicales d’Assy, Musique en chemin, Folles journées de Nantes, Flâneries de Reims, Festival de Besançon), as well as abroad (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Great Britain, Netherlands, Hungary, Japan, United States). She has won two international first prizes, and is a laureate or finalist in four other international competitions, including the Concert Artists Guild in New York, which is open to all instruments. In France, she has been distinguished by the Avant-scènes du CNSMDP, Cultures France, and the Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet Foundation for Vocation.

The harpsichordist Kenneth Weiss and the harpists Isabelle Moretti, Germaine Lorenzini, Françoise Netter and Mara Galassi were her mentors. Their teaching was complemented by that of many others at the CNSMDP where, before her doctorate and more advanced studies, she followed the complete curriculum of the classes of harp, chamber music, history of music, analysis, musical culture and aesthetics.
Constance is passionate about enabling better communication about music. She regularly gives lectures for all kinds of audiences at the Philharmonie de Paris as well as in the University’s community and rural festivals. She teaches musical culture in conservatoires from beginners to advanced students. She supervises students for masters degrees, and has been a professor of music history at the Conservatoire de Paris – CNSMDP since 2021.
More than this, Constance is very interested in the encounter and exchange between musical repertoire and theology. Since 2014 she has made this the focus of her studies at the University of Geneva. She has also developed her understanding of the world of theatre at the Cours Florent. This has allowed her to work on the productions of Emmanuel Demarcy-Motta and Jacques Vincey, and also to create shows combining music, text and circus arts.

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Enharmonique

Enharmonique

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Sortie CD – Mimesis

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[💿 NEW ALBUM]
Ensemble Laterna Magica offers us its third album Mimesis!
Continuing its exploration of the rich baroque repertoire, the album invites us to discover a new vision of the great composer Bach through creative reworkings.
Dive into the musical universe of mimesis according to the models initiated by J.S Bach and let yourself be transported by Italian jubilation, French gallant charm and German learned counterpoint.

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Mimesis

Mimesis

Opera Minima: Handel with Care

Opera Minima: Handel with Care

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CD – Tre Donne Belle

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“Every musical project begins with a magical encounter between repertoires, texts and personalities. “Tre donne belle” came to life during a collaboration with choreographer Alban Richard, and since then, our love for this music has continued to grow.” – Ensemble Alla Francesca
We are delighted to share this wonderful programme with you.

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Tre donne belle

Tre donne belle

Le Chansonnier de Bayeux

Le Chansonnier de Bayeux

Variations amoureuses

Variations amoureuses