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Piano Concert: Nicolas Jounis, Inspirations Celtiques

Thursday 24 October 2019 18:30-20:00

Nicolas Jounis is a French pianist and composer who has always been passionate about harmonisation, orchestration and improvisation. As a result of a collaboration with the Institut français d’Écosse, he will present his latest creation, "Cahiers d’improvisation. Inspirations celtiques" at the Scottish Arts Club.

Listen to the album on YouTube.

About Nicolas Jounis
Winner of the 2010 Loiret Symphony Orchestra Composition Competition, Nicolas Jounis continues his career as a composer whose repertoire ranges from Celtic music to symphonic, lyrical and film music.

Over the last few years, Nicolas Jounis has played with many European orchestras (France, Italy, Germany, Romania...) but also with Massy Opera Orchestra, Paris Symphony Association, Craiova Philharmonic Orchestra, Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra, East European Symphony Orchestra, Constance Weber Chamber Orchestra, Saint-Nazaire Orchestra, Leopolis de Lviv Orchestra, Spazio Musica Orchestra, East European Chamber Orchestra, Craiova Romanian Opera.

In 2007, he became musical director of “L’Orchestrale de Nantes”.

Since 2008, combining symphonic and lyrical with the same passion, he has directed among other the operas Tosca, Bohème, Traviata, Un ballo in maschera, Cavalleria rusticana, Pagliacci then Carmen at “Teodirini” Lyric Theater from Craiova in parallel with his collaborations with the East European Chamber Orchestra in France, Italy and Romania.

In 2014, Nicolas Jounis conducted the world premiere of the Opera "Jeanne" that he composed, with The Romanian Opera from Craiova.

In 2017, he founded the “Ensemble Orchestral Ligérien EOLE””.

In October 2018, his Requiem was produced by the Craiova National Opera.

About the Scottish Arts Club
The Scottish Arts Club is a private members club which provides an enjoyable and friendly environment for social and artistic activities throughout the year. It is an excellent meeting place in the heart of Edinburgh. It is a haven that offers an exciting annual calendar of events as well as delicious food prepared daily by our Chef Steve Morton for both informal lunches with friends and formal dinners. The Club offers several options that enable prospective members to explore the wonderful opportunities we have to offer.

Event details

Piano Concert: Nicolas Jounis, Inspirations Celtiques
Thursday, 24 October | 6.30 - 8pm
£10 (£8 concession)

At the Scottish Arts Club
24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BW

You may book your tickets online via Eventbrite
To benefit from your IFE membership and receive the concession rate, you may book directly with the Scottish Arts Club by phone at +44(0)131 229 8157
On the door tickets will also be available

IFE Membership and discount rates
To take advantage of discounted member rates on events like this one and others throughout the year, we invite you to become a member of the Institut français d’Ecosse.

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