"We admire this art of spinning the bow like a soprano singing on her breath" (Jérôme Bigorie , Choc de Classica).
Born into a family of musicians, she was introduced by her father, Jean-Claude Malgoire, to "La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy", then by her teacher, Sigiswald Kuijken, to "La Petite Bande". during his post-graduate studies at the Hague Conservatory.
For many years, she has been in demand as solo violin by prestigious conductors and ensembles such as: "La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy" Jean-Claude Malgoire , "Les Talents Lyriques" Christophe Rousset La Chapelle Royale" Philippe Herreweghe , "Les Arts Florissants" William Christie. Concerts around the world, and recordings: Rameau's "Platée" with Jean-Claude Malgoire , Handel's "Scippione" with Christophe Rousset , Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion with Philippe Herreweghe , Haydn's Creation with William Christie.
In 2003, she created her own ensemble "Les Dominos", moving from trio to orchestral form and from the "Baroque" to the "Classical" period: "You can always expect Florence Malgoire to fall foul of mannerism (...) She plays as she breathes, and her colleagues like to follow her when she leads from the first violin" (Gaétan Naulleau, Diapason). as she breathes, and it's an understatement to say that her colleagues like to follow her when she leads from the first violin" (Gaétan Naulleau, Diapason).
Celebrated in the international press as the "Paganini of the recorder" and one of the "world's finest flautists", Maurice Steger is one of the most fascinating instrumentalists, conductors and pedagogues of early music on the scene today. early music on the scene today. All qualities with which he has won over audiences in concert around the world. Maurice Steger is an extremely charismatic, spontaneous, captivating and energetic musician. With his lively style, intense timbre and astonishing technical skills, this "recorder wizard" has succeeded in raising the profile of this fascinating instrument in all its many facets. He wins the 2015 ECHO Klassik award as "Instrumentalist of the Year", confirming his success. In his concerts, Maurice Steger takes the listener on a spellbinding musical journey, with each piece opens up new perspectives. He regularly appears as soloist, conductor or in both capacities with major period-instrument ensembles such as theAkademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Venice Baroque Orchestra, The English Concert and I Barocchisti, but also with renowned modern orchestras such as the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, theFrankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Berliner Barock Solisten (baroque soloists from the Berlin Philharmonic), Les Violons du Roy (Canada) and the NDR Radio Philharmonic. Chamber music occupies an important place in Maurice Steger's prolific artistic activity. The flutist regularly devotes himself to rediscovering the early music repertoire with musician friends such as Hille Perl, Jean Rondeau, Lee Santana, Naoki Kitaya, Mauro Valli, Sebastian Wienand and Fiorenza de Donatis.
He also performs with fellow musicians such as Cecilia Bartoli, Andreas Scholl, Nuria Rial, Bernard Labadie, Sandrine Piau, Diego Fasolis and Sol Gabetta. In addition to early music, Maurice Steger is also interested in new concert formats and contemporary music. His tours of Asia and Australia have taken him to play with, among others, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra. the Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra. He was the first Western flutist to perform with the traditional Taipei Chinese Orchestra. In addition, Maurice Steger regularly gives concerts in North and South America. His commitment to music education is particularly close to his heart: Maurice Steger has devised a playful program of musical discovery Maurice Steger has devised a playful program of musical discovery to introduce young children to classical music. To this end, he created the character of "Tino Flautino", with whom he has performed hundreds of concerts for children. His latest is entitled "Le fou de flûtes". Maurice Steger also gives various master classes every year. He took over the direction of the Gstaad Baroque Academy in 2013.
Harpsichordist, Organist, Flutist
Aurélien Delage is a harpsichordist, organist and flutist. This versatility has enabled him to work with ensembles such as Correspondances, Il Gardellino, Le Concert Spirituel or Les Arts Florissants, while also performing as a soloist in France and abroad (Philharmonie de Paris, Miami Bach Society, Festival de Saintes Bozar Music in Brussels, Oudemuziek Festival in Utrecht).
Trained at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, notably in the classes of Olivier Baumont, Blandine Rannou and Jan de Winne, he has also taken classes with Dominique Ferran, Pierre Hantaï, Elisabeth Joyé, Laurent Stewart and Kenneth Weiss. Joyé, Laurent Stewart and Kenneth Weiss.
Fascinated by the making of early instruments, he regularly exchanges with his friends, collectors and makers, as well as with the Musée de la Musique in Paris. For example, he has taken part in the recording of several instruments from the museum's collections (in particular the 1809 Pleyel square piano and the 1791 Erard organized piano), wrote a memoir on the arrival of the first fortepianos in Paris in the 18th century, followed harpsichord maker Emile Jobin in a documentary film by Henry Colomer on the Jean Denis harpsichord (1648) in the Musée d'Issoudun, and recorded the André Silbermann positive organ (1719) in the Musée des Arts décoratifs in Strasbourg for the magazine Orgues Nouvelles.
His harpsichord discography comprises four critically acclaimed recordings of French music of the 17th and 18th centuries (5 de Diapason, Diapason d'or, Choix France Musique). The first, entitled l'Entretien des Dieux, features pieces by Louis XIV's harpsichordists (Chambonnières, d'Anglebert and F. Couperin) for the 6/8 label. The second, recorded for the Passacaille label, showcases the lesser-known work of Parisian organist Jean Nicolas Geoffroy on Mr. Yannick Guillou's historic "D.F." harpsichord. A third, again for the Passacaille label, features three Ordres from François Couperin's first two books. Last but not least a recording dedicated to Franz Beck, featuring four early instruments from the Musée de la Musique, was released at the end of 2017 for the Bayard Musique label. With the same label, in 2015 he took part in Olivier Baumont's recording Olivier Baumont's recording of Anna Magdalena Bach's Little Book, on organ and clavichord.
Aurélien Delage teaches at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Saint-Maur-des-Fossés and at the Académie de Musique Ancienne de Lisieux, after having spent twelve years teaching harpsichord and baroque transverse flute at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Bordeaux. He is also president of the Clavecin en France association, and a founding member of the Dom Rémi Carré association, whose primary aim since 2004 has been to develop and finance the construction of a Renaissance organ for the abbey church of Saint-Amant-de-Boixe in Charente. This exceptional project, sponsored by numerous personalities from the world of music, saw the light of day in 2011 in the workshop of Alsatian organ builder Quentin Blumenroeder. Today, numerous recording projects are being created around this instrument.
Julien Martin studied recorder with Pierre Hamon at the CNSMD in Lyon, Walter van Hauwe at the Amsterdam Conservatory and Pedro Memelsdorff at the Scuela Civica in Milan.
With Capriccio Stravagante, conducted by Skip Sempé, he has taken part in numerous concerts in Europe, North America and Japan, and recorded several programs for the Paradizo label.
A long-standing collaborator with flautist Marine Sablonnière, he works with her in the Résonances ensemble, exploring the 17th and 18th century trio repertoire, as well as Renaissance consort music with Résonances Consort, a five-piece ensemble. 18th centuries, as well as Renaissance consort music with Résonances Consort, an ensemble of five recorders. recorders.
Recently, he collaborated with dancer Hubert Hazebroucq on La Flûte d'Arlequin, a dance show based on Telemann's twelve Fantasies.
Julien Martin plays regularly with the Pygmalion ensemble, conducted by Raphaël Pichon. He has also taken part in numerous orchestral productions and recordings with Gustav Leonhardt, René Jacobs, William Christie, Marc Minkowski, Hugo Reyne, Christina Pluhar, Sébastien Daucé and Le Concert Français, Le Cercle de l'Harmonie, Les Musiciens de Louvre, La Simphonie du Marais, L'Arpeggiata, Correspondances...
He holds a CA in early music and teaches recorder at the Levallois-Perret Conservatoire.
Marine Sablonnière began playing the recorder at the RATP music school, then continued her studies in Pierre Ginzburg's class at the ENM du Val Maubuée. She then studied with Pierre Hamon at the CNSMD in Lyon. She continued her studies in Barcelona in Pedro Memelsdorff's class, and in Lyon in chamber music with the Sesquialtera ensemble. During various training courses, she benefits from the teaching Peter Holstlag, Walter van Hauwe, Dan Laurin...
She has performed under the direction of Skip Sempé(Capricio Stravagante), Raphaël Pichon(Pygmalion), Bertrand Cuiller(Le Caravansérail), Jordi Savall(Hesperion XXI), Marc Minkowski(Les Musiciens du Louvre), 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 Résonances ensemble and as well as with Bertrand Cuiller. She holds a CA in recorder and early music, and teaches recorder at the CRR in Marseille.
Harpsichordist, Pianist, Organist and Harpsichord Builder
After beginning his musical studies on the piano, Arnaud Pumir, fascinated by the Baroque repertoire, turned to the harpsichord, which he first studied with Arthur Haas. He went on to perfect his skills with Robert Kohnen, Bob van Asperen and Noëlle Spieth, with whom he won a gold medal for harpsichord and a first prize for chamber music at the CNR de Lille, and studied organ with Jean Boyer at the same conservatory.
Since then, he has performed as a continuo player with ensembles and orchestras such as La Symphonie du Marais (Hugo Reyne), Concerto di Bassi, 415 (Chiara Bianchini), La Grande écurie et la Chambre du Roy (Jean-Claude Malgoire), Les Arts florissants (Christophe Rousset), Il seminario musicale (Gérard Lesne), Stradivaria (Daniel Cuiller), Sagittarius (Michel Laprénie), A sei Voci (Bernard Fabre-Garrus), solo and concerto repertoire with Le Concert Français (Pierre Hantai) and the Académie Sainte-Cécile (Philippe Couvert), and lyric and choreographic productions, which have led him to collaborate with C. Rousset, P. Lenaël and J.M. Villegier, B. Massin, F. Lancelot.
He took part in the activities of the Théâtre Baroque de France, founded by Philippe Beaussant in 1995, directing its first productions, notably at the Opéra Comique in Paris.
As a soloist or with these ensembles, he has made a number of critically acclaimed recordings, notably of G. Benda's harpsichord concertos and the harpsichord works of J.H. d'Anglebert. In 2005, on the (ADC) label, a recital-disc on a historic harpsichord from Lyon recently restored by L. Soumagnac.
He shared the direction of the Ensemble Polyphonique du Maine with Bernard Fabre-Garrus, an ensemble he has directed to this day under the name Ottava.
Holder of a C.A. in Early Music, he currently teaches harpsichord, basso-continue and chamber music at the Conservatoire de Nantes, and acts as "chef de chant" for students of the Maîtrise du center de musique baroque de Versailles.
Recorder, Traverso, cello, harpsichord
La CAMERATA CHIARA
"Music is the food of love." William Shakespeare
Early music ensemble: Peter CHORKOV recorder, Grégoire FRANCO recorder and recorder and Baroque bassoon, Lucas BRACHER cello, Elijah DAGUIN harpsichord.
A love of music is at the heart of the La Camerata Chiara ensemble, which is always on the lookout for the most historically accurate interpretations. Friendship sublimates its playing, and the diversity of its members and instruments enriches its musical color. its musical color, its manifest desire to create a bridge between peoples gives depth to its horizon, its openness to the ongoing discovery of new works characterizes it, its commitment to exploring little-practiced paths Her commitment to exploring little-practised avenues stimulates her, her taste for experimentation leads her to take risks that take her into uncharted territory, and her joy in travelling the world of music with her audience completes her journey into the Light.
"Music gives a soul to our hearts and wings to our thoughts." Plato
La CAMERATA CHIARA invited 15-year-old violinist Simine FRANCO, as a student in the Terminale Scientifique program at Saint Stanislas de Nantes, which is generously hosting the show.