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Lisztomanias de Châteauroux
Improvisation Academy
Academy Liszt of improvisation
Conducted by Jean-Baptiste Doulcet
Chapelle des Rédemptoristes / Auditorium Franz Liszt

Date and reservation

Monday 24 October, 2022
9 - 12.30 am
Free

About

Born in 1992, Jean-Baptiste Doulcet is a pianist, improviser, and composer. At age 29, he is considered on the the rising starts of French pianists. Jean-Baptiste Doulcet won, in 2019 the fourth prize and the “audience prize” of the Marguerite-Long Competition (presided by Martha Argerich), as well as the Modern Times prize of the 2019 Clara Haskil Competition (presided by Christian Zacharias).

Delphine Co

Having started in a scientific field, Delphine Co decided to change her path in 2012 and to perfect her piano skills with Romain Descharmes at the CRR of Paris and with Bruno Rigutto at the Schola Cantorum. She graduated from both schools with honors and congratulations of the jury in 2014. She then entered the Bachelor’s program at the Haute École de Musique de Genève and is currently finishing her 2nd Master’s degree in the class of Marc Pantillon and Cédric Pescia. She regularly performs in four-hand concerts with Marc Pantillon, in chamber music and as a soloist. She is a prizewinner of several major international competitions.

Laure Cholé

Born into a family of musicians, Laure Cholé began playing the piano at the age of 4 with Jeannine Collet. She then joined the CRR of Grenoble in the class of Florence Cioccolani. In 2019, she is admitted to the CNSM of Paris in the class of Michel Dalberto and Claire Marie Le Guay. In 2021, she joins the class of Hortense Cartier Bresson. During numerous academies and masterclasses she was taught by Bruno Rigutto. In October 2020, she joins the chamber music degree course, in violin piano sonata with Celio Torina in the class of Itamar Golan. As a duo, they obtain the chamber music degree in July 2021 with unanimous approval of the jury.

Charles Heisser

Charles Heisser is a versatile young pianist who blends his various passions with care and integrity. He explores various repertoires, from jazz to classical solo piano, including chamber music, contemporary creation and composition. He already takes part in major French festivals such as the Nice Classic Live, the Ravel Festival in Saint-Jean de Luz or Jazz à La Défense. In 2019, he won the Crest International Jazz Competition with his group Nota Bene and was a finalist in the same year at the Jazz à La Défense competition with his group Epic Saga.

Ionah Maiatsky

Born in 2001, Ionah Maiatsky, a pianist of Franco-Russian origin, has already distinguished himself in international competitions: in 2021 he received the first prize at the Albert Roussel competition in Paris, and in 2022 the second prize as well as the Belle Saison prize at the Lyon International Chamber Music Competition with cellist Paul-Marie Kuzma. Trained first in Lausanne in piano, organ, improvisation and chamber music, he entered the CRR of Paris in 2014 before joining the CNSM where he perfected his skills with Marie-Josèphe Jude and Jonas Vitaud in particular.

 

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