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CANCELLED Music: Concert with Maxime Zecchini and Isabelle Durin

Monday 13 December 2021 18:00-19:00

Join us as we welcome pianist Maxime Zecchini and violonist Isabelle Durin for our last concert of the year!

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Concert with Maxime Zecchini and Isabelle Durin

Monday 13 December 2021 at 6:00pm

Classical Music Concert

£12 | £10 for IFE members and concession

Please note that wearing a face-covering is mandatory in the performance space

Due to the recent travel regulation changes, the concert will be postponed to 2022 (date TBC).
If you have booked tickets for this event, we will be in touch shortly to discuss your options or you can contact us on frenchclassesife gmail.com

About Maxime Zecchini

Born in Paris, Maxime Zecchini began a course of study at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique" of Lyon, in Géry Moutier’s and Danièle Renault-Fasquelle’s class, he earned the DNESM (Diplôme National d’Etudes Supérieures Musicales) with highest honors and special commendation (by a unanimous vote).
Maxime Zecchini is the first French pianist to receive a degree from the prestigious "Incontri col Maestro Academy" in Imola (Italy), he is winner of the international competition in Arcachon, First Prize by unanimous decision of competition of Forum de Normandie, he was awarded the Cziffra Foundation Prize and the Ragusa-Ibla competition.
His discography includes the first Anthology in the world of the works for the left hand in 10 volumes (piano solo, chamber’s music and concertos), multi-award-winning (FFFF/Télérama, 4 clés/Diapason, 4 stars/Classica, Le Monde, radio and tv program...), under the label Advitam Records and distributed in the world by PIAS-Harmonia Mundi.

About Isabelle Durin

Isabelle Durin began her musical education at the CNR (Regional National Conservatory) in Versailles under Alexandre Brussilovsky, and was awarded a gold medal for violin in 1996. Since 2003, Isabelle Durin has been a member of the National Orchestra of the Ile-de-France under the direction initially of Yoel Levi and presently Enrique Mazzolla. In December of the same year, she received the bronze medal of the Progress Encouragement Society in the Senate.
She has given many chamber music recitals in France and abroad, mostly featuring violin and piano duos. Her first recording, Romantisme Hébraïque with pianist Michaël Ertzscheid, was on the Jade label (Universal Music). Her latest CD, Mémoire et Cinéma (Paraty/PIAS) with the pianist Michaël Ertzscheid, was released in 2018. ​_ She is also artistic director of the "Summer Harmonies" festival in Villeneuve l’Archevêque.

Musical Programme: Hymne à l’Amour/Duos d’Amour

- C.W.GLUCK : Mélodie d’Orphée
- C. SAINT-SAËNS : Samson et Dalila "Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix" et Danse Bacchanale
- E. ELGAR : Mots d’Amour et Salut d’Amour
- J. MASSENET : Méditation de Thaïs
- G. VERDI : La Traviata Suite
- S. PROKOFIEV : Roméo et Juliette Danse des Chevaliers et L’Amour des Trois Oranges
- G. GERSHWIN : Porgy and Bess Summertime et It ain’t necessarily so
- E. PIAF : L’Hymne à l’Amour pour piano seul
- L. BERNSTEIN: West Side Story Suite
- M. de FALLA : L’Amour Sorcier
- J. GADE : Tango Jalousie
- C. GARDEL : Por una Cabeza

photo: © Chris Poffi

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

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Institut français d’Ecosse, Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard (1st Floor)
West Parliament Square
Edinburgh EH1 1RF
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