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Fête de la Musique Concert: Juliette Philogene and Calum Robertson

Tuesday 21 June 14:00-15:00

Since 1982, every 21st of June, the crowds flow into the streets to enjoy free musical celebrations. La Fête de la Musique started in France and is now celebrated worldwide. In 2022, at the French Institute in Scotland, we organise and host concerts on both the 21st and the 22nd of June for a full celebration of music!

Join us as we welcome the musical ensemble with pianist Juliette Philogene and clarinetist Calum Robertson, for a live event at the Institut français d’Ecosse in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland.

These concerts are FREE and OPEN TO ALL.
Although we do recommend booking your seat as we operate with limited capacity.

Concert with Juliette Philogene (piano) and Calum Robertson (clarinet)

Tuesday 21 June 2022 at 14:00

Free admission for ALL


Musical programme:

- Poulenc ’Sonata for clarinet and piano’
- Françaix ’Tema con Variazioni’
- Gaubert ’Fantaisie’
- Decruck ’Cantilène’
- Tailleferre 3 Dances from her Ballet ’La Nouvelle Cythère’
- MacMillan ’After the tryst’
- Debussy

About the artists:

Calum Robertson is a Live Music Now Artist and graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, receiving a BMus Honours first class degree in July 2011 and a Masters in Performance in November 2012 in clarinet, having studied with John Cushing (former Principal RSNO). During those five years he won The Mary D. Adams Prize for Chamber Music, the Classical Concerto Competition and The Governors’ Woodwind Recital Prize.

In January 2010 he performed Carl Nielsen’s clarinet concerto with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as part of a joint scheme with the RCS and in February that year he was interviewed and broadcast Sir James MacMillan’s solo work From Galloway on BBC Radio 3. In January 2014 he was awarded The Harriet Cohen Memorial Award for young musicians establishing careers resulting in a new commission for clarinet and choir by Claire McCue called Kneeling which he has since recorded with Old Saint Paul’s choir, Edinburgh.

He freelances with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of Scottish Opera and the Royal Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and has appeared as Guest Principal with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and the RSNO. In August 2013 he made his Edinburgh International Festival debut in a performance of Pierrot Lunaire with Scottish Ballet. He plays with The David Patrick Ensemble and recorded an album, The Jazz Rites of Spring, in 2015.

Juliette Philogène is a French pianist born in Mauritius Island. She learned piano under Russian teacher Lilia Poustovoytova, French concert performer Désiré N’Kaoua, and renowned pianist Jonathan Plowright. Concert highlights include being invited to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and also making her Wigmore Hall debut in October 2012. She has played at the Usher Hall, Wales Millenium Centre and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, amongst other prestigious venues. Juliette has been on the LMN scheme since 2009.

While teaching piano at distinguished ESMS in Edinburgh, Juliette is now undertaking music therapy projects with hospices and Cancer Research after finishing her second Masters degree with Distinction (MSc in Music Therapy). Juliette joined the Lost Chord Charity Scheme in 2014, providing specialised musical tours for people suffering from dementia. Juliette delights in performing solo and chamber music recitals, and strives to defend the place of music in everyday education and widen its development. www.juliettephilogene.com

Calum and Juliette joined Live Music Now Scotland in 2015.

Booking in advance is advised.
Please book your seat online or contact us at 0131 285 6030 to reserve your seats.

Access Details
Institut français d’Ecosse, Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard (1st Floor)
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF
The IFE and its Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard are fully accessible with step-free access.

Institut Français Écosse 2022