August 05, 2021
Renaud Capuçon, Guillaume Bellom, Fabrice Luchini
Nietzsche, Baudelaire and Music

The presence on stage of Fabrice LUCHINI, his friend Renaud CAPUÇON and the pianist Guillaume BELLOM, is in itself quite an event. The evening is further enhanced by its exceptional nature, as it is the creation of a spectacle that elegantly combines poetry and music. How lucky we are !

*This event is under the exclusive patronage of Aline Foriel-Destezet.
Full rate: 80€
Reduced rate: 40€
(Children under 12 years old, students)
The Château's 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, which allowed him to perfect his musical education with Pierre Boulez, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim and Franz Welser-Möst.

Renaud Capuçon plays with the greatest conductors and the most prestigious orchestras, in the most famous festivals : Aix en Provence, La Roque d'Anthéron, Hollywood Bowl, Tanglewood, Gstaad, Lucerne, Verbier, Salzburg, Rheingau or the Bucharest Enescu Festival.

He also practices chamber music with passionate partners : Martha Argerich, Nicholas Angelich, Kit Armstrong, Khatia Buniatishvili, Frank Braley, Yefim Bronfman, Hélene Grimaud, Khatia and Marielle Labèque, Maria Joao Pires, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yuri Bashmet, Myung-Whun Chung, Yo Yo Ma, Mischa Maisky, Michael Pletnev, and his brother Gautier.

Renaud Capuçon is the founder and artistic director of the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence and the Festival Les Sommets Musicaux in Gstaad. In 2017, he created the Lausanne Soloists, an ensemble made up of students from the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, where he has been teaching violin since 2014.

About discography, Renaud Capuçon has already recorded nearly thirty CDs in particular Bartok's Violin Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and François-Xavier Roth and an album entitled « Au cinema », devoted to film music, released in October 2018.

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 and « Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur" in March 2016.

Renaud Capuçon has been appointed conductor and artistic director of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra for the 2020/2021 season.

UNESCO named him « Artist for Peace » in September 2020.

Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin, Minister of Culture, presented him with the « Médaille d’Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres » on December 22, 2021.

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Guillaume Bellom

Guillaume Bellom has one of the most atypical careers of his generation, pursuing both violin and piano studies, from the conservatoire of his home town Besançon all the way to the Conservatoire of Paris. It is in this establishment that he decided to fully develop his activity as a pianist, under the influence of striking personalities such as Nicholas Angelich and Hortense Cartier-Bresson.

A finalist and the winner of the “Modern Times” prize (rewarding the best performance of the contemporary music piece) at the Clara Haskil 2015 competition, he revealed himself during that event dedicated to the great Romanian pianist, herself a good violinist as well. That same year, he won the first prize at the Épinal International Competition. The next year he won the Thierry Scherz prize at the “Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad”. In 2017, he was nominated at the Victoires de la Musique in the “instrumental soloist revelations” category. He is also an Associate Artist at the Singer-Polignac Foundation in Paris.

He regularly plays in numerous festivals and concert halls, including the Festival International de Piano de la Roque d'Anthéron, the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence, the Théâtre des Champ-Elysées, the Shanghai Concert Hall, the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, with conductors and artists such as Christian Zacharias, Marziena Dakun, Renaud Capuçon, Paul Meyer, Victor Julien-Laferrière.

His discography includes two notable albums dedicated to four-hand pieces by Schubert (rewarded by the prestigious “ffff” of the French magazine Télérama) and Mozart, recorded with Ismaël Margain for Aparté, a CD with the cellist Yan Levionnois (“ffff” of Télérama), released in 2017 for Fondamenta, and a solo CD with works by Schubert, Haydn, and Debussy, released by Claves also in 2017.

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Fabrice Luchini

Fabrice Luchini was born in 1951. Passionate about literature and soul music, Philippe Labro spotted him and entrusted him with his first role in Don't Be Blue in 1969. Then, he played in Claire's Knee by Éric Rohmer, which made him his favourite actor, and at the same time discovered the theater by enrolling in the courses of Jean-Laurent Cochet, who transmitted to him his passion for the classical repertoire.

In more than 50 years of career, he played in more than 80 films with many directors, and in particular Pierre Zucca, Christian Vincent in La Discrète, a film which reveals him to the general public, Cédric Klapisch, Claude Lelouch, Yves Angelo, Philippe Le Guay, Edouard Molinaro, Benoit Jacquot, Pascal Bonitzer, Anne Fontaine, François Ozon, Bruno Dumont, Nicolas Pariser, Alexandre de la Patellière and Matthieu Delaporte, Tristant Séguéla and many others...

He published his first book Comédie française, ça a débuté comme ça with Flammarion in 2016, the story of a life placed under the sign of literature, for which he received the Coupole award.

But Fabrice Luchini is above all a theater actor who gave life to the texts of the greatest authors, from Samuel Beckett to William Shakespeare, including Gustave Flaubert, Sacha Guitry and Louis-Ferdinand Céline. He has also performed on stage readings of La Fontaine, Nietzsche, Baudelaire, Molière, Rimbaud, Hugo, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Cau and Peguy. On stage, he was directed by famous artists like Bernard Stora, Laurent Terzieff, Maurice Bénichou or Michel Bouquet.