In this new opus, Jean Froidevaux has composed 33 unpublished compositions inspired by the photographs and poems of Anna Muscatiello.
For each photo, Anna Muscatiello has written a poem. A QR code with your smartphone allows you to listen to the music of Jean Froidevaux, which is inspired either by the photograph or the poem.
“A la croisée des arts” is published by Farga. The creation with projection of the photographs and reading of the poems will take place on Saturday December 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm in Nyon at the Villa Thomas, route de Genève 4.
The works for violin, clarinet, cello and piano will be performed by :
Sarah Velasco is a Canadian violinist who performs regularly in North America, Asia and Europe as a soloist. She is member of the Lausanne Soloists ensemble with Renaud Capuçon for the third consecutive year. She also performs as a chamber musician. Sarah Velasco has played at numerous festivals in France, the United States, Canada, Austria and Switzerland.
Haoran Wang, clarinetist of Chinese origin, studied at the HEMU in the class of Pascal Moraguès. Winner of several competitions, he won the first prize at the Concours National de Clarinette en Picardie, at the Concours Béllan, and is selected for the prestigious Carl Nielsen Competition in 2022.
Lina Luzzi has played in various ensembles in Europe and the United States and is regularly invited to various festivals. Influenced by many horizons, the cellist is involved in several ensembles in Valais, notably Valéik Philarmonik Orchestra and 7 Sed Unum, her baroque collective.
Mertol Demirelli is one of the most gifted pianists of his generation in Turkey. Thanks to a prize obtained at the age of 7, he performed at Carnegie Hall (NY). His musical studies took him from Istanbul to Moscow, and from Munich to Waterloo. After obtaining his Master’s degree as a soloist at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, he continues his studies in Genève with Ricardo Castro.
Passionate about theater and literature, Anna Muscatiello obtained a first prize in diction and a second prize in comedy at the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Strasbourg. Then, to answer the call of photography, she followed a training in Paris and became a photographer for a few years. Her inclination for pedagogy and music led her to study music theory and history at the University of Strasbourg to obtain a master’s degree in musicology before starting to teach.
In Focus 6” where eight different composers from different backgrounds and countries show us what it is possible to achieve when ingenious ideas meet talented performers. Produced by RMN Classical, “In Focus 6” will be released worldwide on all the digital platforms.
The eight composers include (in order of track-list)
– João Pedro Oliveira,
– Gianluca Deserti,
-Nicola Fumo Frattegiani,
– Philippe Mathis
– Petar Jovanov.
This immersive work will take you to the enchanting place of the legends and mythology of Northern Europe.
Antoine Villéger, a 14 year old composer and pianist born in Vancouver, is a graduate of DipLCM in Performance (Recital) of the London College of Music, University of West London and of the Royal Conservatory of Music (ARCT). He first studied composition with Alexander Pechenyuk and has worked under the guidance of Juno Award-winning composer Michael Conway Baker. He studies piano with pianist Svetlana Ponomarëva.
Antoine is a winner and a laureate of international and national composers / piano competitions in Canada, Europe (Spain, Luxembourg) and Russia.
His orchestral compositions were performed in Canada by the Lions Gate Sinfonia orchestra and conductor Clyde Mitchell (“The Battle” 2015, “Song without Words” 2018, “The Story of a Theme” 2019, “North Shore Waltz” 2020) and by the Kessler Academy at Music on Main concert series in Vancouver (2019).
Antoine’s choral composition “The Butterfly and The Bee” after a poem by E. Dickinson was premiered by the Vancouver Chamber Choir and conductor Jon Washburn in 2019 at the 14th Biennial Young Composer’s Competition where it garnered two prizes: the First Place in Elementary Division and a “Barbara Pentland Award for Outstanding Composition”.
Antoine freely speaks English, French and Russian and in his free time likes to play tennis and chess, reading and acting.
The Golden Key Music Festival combines a unique artistic, performing, and educational experience for professional musicians and students. Each year, it includes a rich variety of musical, artistic, and cultural experiences.
This composition is also coproduced by RMN Music on the CD “In Focus”. This new line and this first CD is dedicated to highlighting successful composers as well as new promises and emerging voices.
Elves are beings that are part of the legends and mythology of Northern Europe. Philippe Mathis’ piano piece creates an ethereal soundscape to evoke such characteristics as those of an enchanted forest where the little fairies may live, beneficial to the world. “The Elves” is a luminous work with wild passages and broad melodic lines that create a captivating and hypnotic atmosphere. The harmonies, also, remind the fantastic world of the Elves as seen in modern media such as books, films and – why not – video games.
Philippe Mathis – Prize winner composer of the Composition competition “The contemporary piano 2019” for the music composition “Dimensions 1”.
The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities and selection criteria are musical and no extra-musical parameters such as gender, level of difficulty, nationality and age quotas etc will be taken into account.
The quality of the text is examined by the jury. Unpublished works & worksworks (Modern compositions for piano solo or piano 4 hands, duration 3 to 5 minutes) that have been performed previously and won competitions in the past may be submitted.
The results of this year’s international composition competition can be read here
Dimensions no. 1 – “The ugly duckling” (Toccatina) : Dimensions is a work for contemporary piano on several tonality and the vibrations of the Universe. The Universe contain ten dimensions and the number 1 corresponds at the chaos. Undefinable, impalpable, ineffable.
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This piano composition competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities. Selection criteria are musical and no extra-musical parameters such as gender, level of difficulty, nationality and age quotas.
The quality of the text is examined by the jury. Unpublished works & worksworks (Modern scores for piano solo or piano 4 hands, duration 3 to 5 minutes) that have been performed previously and won competitions in the past may be submitted.
RMN Classical has release a album with Diemensions 7 selected through a call for piano recordings.
Modern Music for Piano will is available on every digital outlet and platform and also on RMN Classical.
Philippe Mathis 2nd Prize in the 3rd Opus Dissonus Composition Competition with the work Dimensions (number 5)
Opus Dissonus is a worldwide competition open to all composers, regardless of nationality or age. Composers must submit piano solo works no longer than twelve minutes. Artur Cimirro, composer and pianist , is founder of Opus Dissonus
The competition is open to all composers, regardless of nationality or age. Composers must submit piano solo works no longer than twelve minutes. Submissions are limited to three works per composer.