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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. Agathe is solo viola from the Opéra de Rouen Normandie since 2009, and is a member from the Orchestre des Champs Elysées since 1993. She has played very often with C. Rousset (Talens Lyriques) and E.Haïm (Concert d’Astrée), and also with the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris..

    Studierende

    Jelena Antić

    Bella Chich

    Maj Bommas

    Ukyo Fujiwara

    Franziska Hügel

    Sophie Kiening

    Gordon Lau

    Brian Isaacs

    Arcan Isenkul

    Haesue Lee

    Eric Seohyun Moon

    Sào Soulez Larivière

    Natalie Loughran

    Ayaka Taniguchi

    Caspar Vinzens

    Luisa Ye

    Alumni

    Micha Afkham

    Guy Ben-Ziony

    Agathe Blondel

    Barbara Buntrock

    Öykü Canpolat

    Marie Chilemme

    Hélène Clément

    Toby Cook

    Lotus de Vries

    Valentin Eichler

    Miguel Erlich

    Karolina Errera Pavon

    Stefanie Farrands

    Sara Ferrandez Castro

    Alexander Gordon

    Olga Hansen

    Stine Hasbirk

    Gabriele Heinecke

    Miriam Helms Alien

    Kyuri Kim

    Sejune Kim

    Georgy Kovalev

    Anna Krimm

    Hande Küden

    Josip Kvetek

    Adrien la Marca

    S. Seungwon Lee

    Marion Leleu

    Anna Lewis

    Matthew Lipman

    Mark Liu

    Lev Loiko

    Ana Mba-Flores

    Ada Myriel Meinich

    Giovanni Menna

    Johannes Moehrle

    Sindy Mohamed

    Nilay Özdemir

    Kyoungmin Park

    Yael Patish

    Tahlia Petrosian

    Anna Puig Torne

    Madeleine Przybyl

    Muriel Razavi

    Alejandro Regueira

    Pauline Sachse

    Teresa Schwamm

    Jungahn Shin

    Clara-Hélène Stangorra

    Arnold Stieve

    Maya Tal

    Antoine Tamestit

    German Tcakulov

    Kei Tojo

    Ulla Tremuth

    Albin Uusijärvi

    Simone von Rahden

    Emma Wernig

    Judith Wijzenbeek

    Zhechao Xie

    Peijun Xu

    Armando Yagüe

    Ula U. Zebriunaite

    Sarina Zickgraf

    Ylvali Zilliacus

    Silas Zschocke