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From the 26 – 30th October 2012 a group of students from the Paris Orchestra and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris took part to a music workshop with Ugo Bonessi and Sanjay Kansa Banik, during which they were introduced to the the structures, rhythms and concepts of Indian classical music. They also experienced the “making” of their first session and also followed masterclasses in Chamber Music. On the 30th, they brought the workshop to a close with a concert of Chamber music in the Tagore Auditorium.

The following musical programme was performed:

Mozart, String Quintet No. 3 K. 515
Dvorak, String Quintet op. 77, first movement: Allegro con fuoco
Schubert, String Quintet in C Maj. D 956, 1st movement
Bach, Brandenburg Concert No. 3

Jae-Eun Lee, Hector Burgan, Alexandre-Nam Vu Cong, violins (CNSMDP); Gaëlle Bisson,
Andreï Iarca, violins (Orchestre De Paris); Anne-Sophie Libra, Raphaël Chazal, viola (CNSMDP);
Marie Poulanges, viola (Orchestre De Paris); Frédéric Peyrat, cello (Orchestre De Paris);
Chloé Pate, double-bass (CNSMDP).


photos: Mario D’Angelo