En savoir plus : Emmanuel Pahud

Nommé « Intrumentiste de l’Année 1997″ lors de la cérémonie des Victoires de la Musique en février 1998, le flûtiste franco-suisse Emmanuel Pahud est né à Genève où il commence ses études musicales à l’âge de 6 ans. En 1990, après avoir obtenu son prix au Conservatoire de Paris, il suit l’enseignement d’Aurèle Nicolet. Emmanuel Pahud […]

En savoir plus : Philippe Béran

Après une formation classique, Philippe Béran mène une carrière qui l’éloigne des sentiers battus. Né à Genève en 1962, il suit, en parallèle, des études scientifiques et musicales. Premier prix de clarinette au Conservatoire de Genève puis au Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris, il obtient un 1er prix de direction d’orchestre au Conservatoire de […]

En savoir plus : Nikolai Luganski

Capable of great refinement and sensitivity and “crystalline beauty” (The Financial Times) in Mozart and Chopin, and breathtaking virtuosity in Rachmaninov and Prokofiev, Nikolai Lugansky is a pianist of extraordinary depth and versatility. Concerto highlights for the 2014/15 season and beyond include returns to the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Budapest Festival […]

En savoir plus : Yuri Temirkanov

Since 1988 Yuri Temirkanov has been the Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom he regularly undertakes major international tours and recordings.   After winning the prestigious All-Soviet National Conducting Competition in 1966, he was invited by KirilKondrashin to tour Europe and the USA with legendary violinist David Oistrakh […]

In depth: Emmanuel Pahud

Early life Travelling has been a big part of Emmanuel Pahud’s life from birth. His father worked for a U.S. company, and the family moved repeatedly during his childhood. However, this would only shape Pahud’s international outlook for his future. Only six weeks after Pahud was born, his parents moved to Baghdad for one year. […]

In depth: Joaquín Riquelme García

“This orchestra is amazing – in my opinion, it’s the best in the world. I had a perfect start here, because my first journey with the orchestra was to Madrid, where I had studied. I remembered the times when I played in the concert hall there as a student – and now with the Berliner […]

In depth: Maja Avramović

»Although one might gather from members of a professional orchestra that the work could turn into dull routine over the course of time, we Philharmonic players always have great fun making music. No matter whether it’s a veteran or a newcomer, whether first or last desk, everyone plays with complete commitment.« Maja Avramović’s musical gifts […]

In depth: Hélène Grimaud

She could be called a Renaissance woman for our times. Hélène Grimaud is not just a deeply passionate and committed musical artist whose pianistic accomplishments play a central role in her life. She is a woman with multiple talents that extend far beyond the instrument she plays with such poetic expression and peerless technical control. […]

In depth: Pierre Amoyal

Pierre Amoyal is well known to music lovers. He has played with the greatest conductors and orchestras in the most prestigious concert halls of the world. This virtuoso is also the lucky owner of the one of the most beautiful violins ever made : the famous “Kochanski“, a Stradivarius that was stolen from him in […]

In depth: Daishin Kashimoto

“At my first concert with the Berliner Philharmoniker I was terribly nervous, but as soon as the music started and the musicians became a unit, my nervousness disappeared and gave way to the sensation of being part of something special. Making music at the highest level like this simply gives me satisfaction and a certain […]