Music

Podalydès et caetera…

Air France Magazine December 2017 Denis Podalydès, actor, director, and author, fully embodies the Comédie-Française’s motto: “Be ...

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Thomas Adès: The Complete Composer

Air France Magazine March 2017 British composer, pianist and conductor Thomas Adès travels the world at a tempo presto. We caught up with him ...

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Max Emmanuel Cencic: Croatian Voice

Air France magazine August 2016 Are you destined to be a musician if your father is a conductor and your mother an opera singer? Max Emanuel ...

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Nikola Basic: Polyphonic Currents

Air France magazine August 2016 A random concert caused by the movement of the sea that you can hear round the clock. Since it was built in 2005, ...

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Enrique Mazzola: Bel Canto Maestro

Glyndebourne Summer 2016 Glyndebourne’s reigning bel canto maestro, about the joys and challenges of this spirited but elegant ...

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John Neumeier: Leading Light

Air France magazine April 2016 The father of Milwaukee-born John Neumeier was a sea captain. “Maybe that’s one of the reasons I’m ...

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Christoph Lieben-Seutter: Hamburg, An Acoustic Vessel

Air France magazine April 2016 In German-speaking countries, Vienna and Berlin are the double-headed eagle of music, while Hamburg is often ...

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Ludovic Morlot: A French Conductor in Seattle

In 2011, Lyon-born French conductor Ludovic Morlot has been appointed 15th music director of the Seattle Symphony, founded in 1903. ...

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William Christie: baroque inspiration

For over thirty years, conductor and harpsichordist William Christie has been rediscovering and sharing baroque music. This year, the charmingly ...

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Mary Cronson: Manhattan visionary

Mary Cronson celebrates the 30th year of her Works & Process, the Guggenheim Museum’s platform for performing artists.  Air France magazine ...

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Bernard Magrez: a connoisseur of woody notes

Bordeaux businessman, oenologist and wine magnate, Bernard Magrez is also a patron of the arts.  Air France magazine June 2015 Bernard ...

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Kaija Saariaho and Vasco Mendonça: Composing the future

Air France magazine April 2015 What do a contemporary music festival, a Finnish composer, her Portuguese protégé and a Swiss watchmaker have ...

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