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  • Agathe Blondel

    Agathe Blondel

    Bio

    Year of birth:
    1973

    Place of birth:
    Nancy, France

    Studies:

    • Viola MA – Lyon – Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse – J.Vasseur – (1990-1996)
    • Viola MA – Paris – Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse – Bruno Pasquier/ Christian Ivaldi – (1996-2000)
    • Viola Konzertexamen – Frankfurt am Main – Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst – Tabea Zimmerann – (1999-2002)

    Current job:
    Solo Viola Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen         

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    Biography:

    Agathe Blondel joined the Lyons Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSM) at the age of sixteen and succeeded in winning the first prize for viola in 1994. She carried on her studies in the Cycle de Perfectionnement. In 1996, she joined both Cycles de Perfectionnement for viola and chamber music at the CNSM of Paris, in Bruno Pasquier’s and Christian Ivaldi’s class. She attended then Tabea Zimmermann’s class in Frankfurt for the Konzertexam.

    Winner of the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition (Isle of Man, UK)-also prize of the best performance of the modern piece, winner of the Firenze Vittorio Gui International chamber music Competition (Italy), laureate of the Maurice Vieux International Viola  Competition (Paris) in 2000, she is 1st prize of the Jean Françaix International Viola Competition in 1998, 2nd prize at the International Viola Competition « Premio Valentino Bucchi » of Rome in 1997, and 1st prize of the Vierzon International Sonata Competition in 1997.

    She is a soloist and chamber music guest of French and foreign Festivals : Hugo-Wolf Akademie Stuttgart, Albert Konzerte Freiburg, Musicades de Lyon, Académies de Saintes, Japan, Australia, Bulgaria, Italy…She is often invited by France Musiques, the Auditorium du Musée d’Orsay and the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. She was recently a guest of Tabea Zimmermann in the Cité de la Musique for chamber music. She often plays with Isabelle Faust, Tabea Zimmermann, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Isabelle Moretti …

    She recorded a Brahms and Schumann CD with her pianist sister Irène Blondel. Agathe is Solo Viola of Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen since 2009 and teaches in the Conservatoire de Rouen.

    Micha Afkham

    Guy Ben-Ziony

    Agathe Blondel

    Barbara Buntrock

    Öykü Canpolat

    Hélène Clément

    Karolina Errera

    Stefanie Farrands

    Olga Hansen

    Stine Hasbirk

    Gabriele Heinecke

    Simone Jandl

    Kyuri Kim

    Sejune Kim

    Georgy Kovalev

    Anna Krimm

    Hande Küden

    S. Seungwon Lee

    Marion Leleu

    Anna Lewis

    Matthew Lipman

    Lev Loiko

    Ana Mba-Flores

    Ada Myriel Meinich

    Giovanni Menna

    Sindy Mohamed

    Nilay Özdemir

    Kyoungmin Park

    Tahlia Petrosian

    Anna Puig Torne

    Madeleine Przybyl

    Muriel Razavi

    Alejandro Regueira

    Pauline Sachse

    Teresa Schwamm

    Antoine Tamestit

    German Tcakulov

    Kei Tojo

    Ulla Tremuth

    Albin Uusijärvi

    Judith Wijzenbeek

    Zhechao Xie

    Peijun Xu

    Ula U. Zebriunaite

    Alexander Zemtsov

    Sarina Zickgraf

    Silas Zschocke