August 10, 2024
Renaud Capuçon, Paul Zientara, Maxime Quennesson, Guillaume Bellom
Do you like Brahms?
Renaud Capuçon and his wife Laurence Ferrari, this time plunge into romanticism, with open hearts! A nod to the novel "Aimez-vous Brahms...?" by writer Françoise Sagan, in Saint-Tropez's Pantheon of Free Women.
Brahms , Sonate n°3 pour violon et piano opus 108
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Brahms , Quatuor pour piano et cordes op 25 n°1

Avec lecture de lettres de Brahms par Laurence Ferrari.


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Category 2 - 60€
Category 3 - 40€
Reduced rate (cat. 2 et 3) - 30€
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Château de la Moutte - Courtyard
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Renaud Capuçon
Born in Chambéry in 1976, Renaud Capuçon studied at the CNSMDP with Gérard Poulet and Veda Reynolds. In 1998, Claudio Abbado chose him as concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester and he completed his musical education with Pierre Boulez, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim and Franz Welsze-Möst. As a soloist, Renaud Capuçon plays with the greatest conductors and the most prestigious orchestras in the most famous festival : Festival international de La Roque d’Anthéron, Hollywood Bowl, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Lucerne, Verbier, Salzburg, Rheingau or the Bucharest Enescu Festival.

One of the most renowned soloists, the violinist Renaud Capuçon collaborates with internationally renowned orchestras such as the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Boston Symphony, the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

He practices chamber music with passionate partners : Martha Argerich, Nicholas Angelich, Kit Armstrong, Khatia Buniatishvili, Frank Braley, Yefim Bronfan, Khatia and Marielle Labèque, Maria Joao Pires, jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yuri Bashmet, Myung-Whun Chung, Yo Yo Ma, Mischa Maisky, Michael Pletnev. Renaud Capuçon has been conducting the best chamber ensembles on the violin for around fifteen years.

He is artistic director of : Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad, Festival de Pâques d’Aix en Provence, Rencontres musicales d’Evian. Since 2021, he has directed the Orchestre de chambre de Lausanne. In 2022, he will put his reputation at the service of a new generation of musicians by launching Beau Soir Productions.

In terms of discography, Renaud Capuçon has already recorded nearly thirty records, notably Bartok’s violin Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and François-Xavier Roth, an album entitled « Cinema » released in October 2018. From September 2022, he begins a new collaboration with Deutsche Grammophon and Universal Music, starting with a complete set around Mozart. In February 2023, he published his second album of film music entitled "Cinema II - Les Choses de la Vie ».

His violin is the Guarneri del Gesù « Panette » (1737) which belonged to Isaac Stern. He was promoted to « Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite » in June 2011, « Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur » in March 2016 and « Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres » in December 2021. He is also « Artiste pour la Paix » at UNESCO since September 2020 and promoted to « Officier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite » in December 2023.
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Paul Zientara
Named Révélation classique de l’ADAMI in 2021, Paul Zientara is already the winner of several international competitions, including 3rd Prize in the prestigious Lionel Tertis Competition on the Isle of Man, Grand Prize of the Fondation Safran pour la Musique and 1st Prize in the Concours d’Epernay.

Paul Zientara began a highly noted concert career as a soloist as well as in chamber music. He shares the stage with Renaud Capuçon, Gérard Caussé, Valeriy Sokolov, Jérémy Menuhin, Pierre Fouchenneret, Adam Laloum, Adrien La Marca, Jérôme Ducros, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Nicolas Baldeyrou, Vincent Warnier ...

He is invited to lot of festivals such as the Festival international de piano de la Roque d’Anthéron, the Festival de Pâques d’Aix en Provence, the Festival Pianissimes and the Pablo Casals Festival.

Committed to contemporary music, he has the opportunity to perform a lot of creations. Invited by Renaud Capuçon to Nouveaux Horizons Festival, he recently had the honor of creating « My Other Self » by Diana Soh in a duet with Gérard Caussé. Vincent Warnier dedicated « Legend » to him, a work for viola and organ of which they perform the world first in October 2020.

Paul Zientara began playing the viola at the age of 7 and was admitted to the CNSMDP in the class of Sabine Toutain and Christophe Gaugué. He perfected his skills with masters such as Tabea Zimmermann, Gérard Caussé, Tatjana Masurenko, Bruno Pasquier, Nils Mönkemeyer, the Quatuor Ebène and Laurent Korcia.

He participates in international masterclasses including the Kronberg Academy Festival for which he is invited by Tabea Zimmermann.

Paul Zientara plays on a viola by Patrick Robin, financed by the Fondation Safran pour la musique, on the initiative of the Talent’s & Vio-lon’celles association.
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Maxime Quennesson
Maxime Quennesson studies at the CNSMDP in the class of Michel Strauss and Guillaume Paoletti. In December 2020, he won 1st Prize in the Barbash Bach Competition. He also won other competitions including Louis Rosoor, Edmond Baert, FNAPEC, PMC, Flame, Bellan.

He performs as a soloist with orchestra (Ensemble Appassionato, Orchestre du Concert de la Loge, OCUP, Stuttgart Kammerorchester, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie) and in recital (Festival Radio France Montpellier-Occitanie, Amsterdam Cello Biennale).

In 2018, he joined the Académie Jaroussky. The following year, he became an artist in residence with his trio at the Festival international de piano de la Roque d’Anthéron.

The famous pianist Menahem Pressler has described his playing and more generally that of the Trio Zeliha as exceptional not only for its exquisite musicality but also for its total commitment and technical qualities.

Maxime Quennesson has benefited from the advice of masters such as Nicolas Altstaedt, David Geringas, Eckart Runge, Clive Greensmith, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Bruno Cocset, Ophélie Gaillard, Gary Hoffmann and Philippe Muller.

He is also very involved in contemporary creation. In 2020, the French composer Jacques Lenot dedicated a piece to him with piano and a second for cello and 25 musicians.

Maxime Quennesson plays a cello made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1863), generously lent by Bruno Delepelaire. It is supported by the Fondation Safran pour la musique, the Adami and the Foundation l’Or du Rhin.

In September 2019, he entered in the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel as an artist in residence under the direction of Gary Hoffman and at the same time pursued a third cycle at the CNSMDP.

He benefits from a scholarship offered and Mr. Christophe Convent.
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Guillaume Bellom
Guillaume Bellom has had one of the most atypical career paths of his generation, combining violin and piano studies at the CNSMDP, where he came into contact with such musical luminaries as Nicholas Angelich and Hortense Cartier-Bresson.

1st Prize at the Concours international de piano d’Epinal and finalist and winner of the « Modern Times » Prize for the best interpretation of the contemporary piece at the Concours international de piano Clara Haskil in 2015, Guillaume Bellom revealed himself at this event dedicated to the Romanian pianist. The following year, he won the Thierry Scherz Prize at the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad. The general public discovered him at the Victoires de la Musique Classique, where he was nominated in the « Instrumental Soloist Revelation » category.

His musical career has taken him to the Festival international de piano de la Roque d’Anthéron, Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence, the Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, the Salzburger Festpiele, the Theatre des Champs-Elysées, the Auditorium de Radio France, the Mariinsky Theater in Saint-Pétersbourg, the Boulez Saal in Berlin, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples or the Shanghai Concert Hall.

He has performed with Renaud Capuçon, Paul Meyer, Yan Levionnois, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Mathilde Caldérini, Ismaël Margain, Anna Göckel and David Kadouch, and as a soloist with the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the Orchestre National de Metz, the Orchestre National Avignon-Provence et the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, conducted by Christian Zacharias, Pierre Dumoussaud, Ruth Reinhardt and Debora Waldman.

He is also involved in the musical creation of our time, notably being the dedicatee of recognized composers such as Pascal Dusapin (Forma Fluens with Renaud Capuçon) and Camille Pépin (Gris-Brume with Yan Levionnois).

The year 2024 is the occasion for the release of a solo album devoted to the piano music of Richard Strauss (Label Mirare).

Guillaume Bellom is a laureate of the Foundation l’Or du Rhin and the Foundation d’entreprise Banque Populaire. He has been an associated artist at the Fondation Singer Polignac since 2018.