Composer, pianist, writer
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An excerpt of La Petite danseuse de Degas, symphonic ballet created in 2003 at the Opera of Paris and revived in 2005 and 2010.
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Augmented piano recital
I developed this project with Marc Piera, sound director at the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris, where he perfected an avant-garde sound system.
Throughout the recital, the piano is amplified and transformed, while the sound is spatialised.
As it goes along, the electro joins in the dance.
Three new works that you can listen and read (synchronized scores) :
Blue Shadows, for saxophone alto and cello, recorded by Jean-Michel Goury and Agnès Vesterman.
Caractères, for saxophones and flutes, recorded by Sophie and Jean-Michel Goury.
Reflets chromatiques, for clarinet and viola, recorded by Jean-Marc Foltz and Garth Knox.
The media-book Paysages de conte, dedicated to the Denis Levaillant’s works for orchestra, is again available in digital distribution:
The media-book Manhattan Rhapsody, dedicated by Jean-Michel Goury and his friends to the Denis Levaillant’s works for and with saxophones, is again available in digital distribution:
A new video on YouTube The march of the Rooster
The French Composer Denis Levaillant’s retelling of the famed Brother Grimm's Tale is again available in digital distribution:
My new book-DVD, devoted to the Art of Improvisation at the Piano, is now available (in French).
Originating from a commission of the Ile de France region, it sums up the main part of the contents of my master class for piano teachers, which started in 2011 in Paris. I filmed more than forty examples at the piano. The images are by Nelson Castro. You can watch three of those on Youtube:
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