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Audition de quatuors internationaux

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Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 9:30am


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Sunday, 12 January 2020 — 9:30am
Amphithéâtre - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 8h00
The String Quartet audition, organised by the Philharmonie de Paris as part of its String Quartet Biennal, is an opportunity for emerging ensembles to be listened to by a committee of important figures of the classical music world. This audition day is open to the public and consists in short performances followed by a discussion with the invited professionals.

Listening committee : 

ANNETT BAUMEISTER, head of planning of the Festpielhaus Baden-Baden (Germany)
EMMA BLOXHAM, New Generation Artists producer, BBC Radio 3 (United Kingdom)
FRAUKE BERNDS, artistic planning director of the Köln Philharmonie (Germany)
NUMA BISCHOF-ULLMANN, intendant of the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester and director of the Zaubersee Festival (Switzerland)
KIRSTEN DAWES, head of artistic planning and production of the Pierre Boulez Saal - Barenboim Said Akademie of Berlin (Germany)
EMILIE DELORME, director of the European Academy of Music of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France)
KARI FITTERER, director of artistic planning and touring of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (United-States)
JOHN GILHOOLY, artistic director of Wigmore Hall in London (United Kingdom) RICO GULDA, artistic planning director of the Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria)
ANDREA HAMPL, director of the artists’ agency Konzertdirektion (Germany)
ULRICH HAUSCHILD, head of the music department of BOZAR in Brussels (Belgium)
YASMIN HILBERDINK, founder and director of the String Quartet Biennal Amsterdam (Netherlands)
EMMANUEL HONDRE, director of the concerts and shows department of the Philharmonie de Paris (France)
TAKU KAWAI, producer of the Japan Chamber Music Foundation (Japan)
KNUT KIRKESAETHER, general director of the Lofoten Internasjonale Kammermusikkfest (Norway)
PIERRE KORZILIUS, director of the ProQuartet Association-European Center for Chamber Music Paris (France)
GILLES LEDURE, general director of Flagey (Belgium)
TOUFIK MAATOUK, artistic director of the Beirut Chants festival (Lebanon)
ELENA OPARKOVA, president of the Art Development Foundation of Moscow (Russia)
ANDREAS RICHTER, director of Cultural Consulting (Germany)
LINDA USCHINSKIString Quartets department director, Impresariat Simmenauer (Germany)

To submit your application or get more information, please contact Nora Meyer: | +33 1 44 84 45 93
Applications closing date : October 31st

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