St. Sophia church
Joe Christophe- clarinet
Joë Christophe entered the National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Paris in 2015 studying under Philippe Berrod, principal clarinet of the Orchestre de Paris, as well as his assistant and colleague Arnaud Leroy. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in chamber music with the guidance of Michel Moraguès.
Winner of several competitions including the Festival Musical d’Automne des Jeunes Interprètes 2017, he is frequently sought after by ensembles such as l’Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre National de France, l’Opéra de Limoges, l’Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, and has appeared as a soloist with the Pasdeloup Orchestra, the Nouvelle Europe Chamber Orchestra and the Musique de la Police Nationale.
In recent years, he has performed in prestigious concert halls such as the Philharmonie de Paris, auditorium of Radio France, Opera Garnier, Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, the Kurhaus Merano (Italy), Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, Kölner Philharmonie, Wrоclaw National Forum of Music (Poland), Berlin Konzerthaus and Philharmonie, Tokyo International Forum (Japan). Having the opportunity to work with great conductors like David Zinmann, Alain Altinoglu and Sir Simon Rattle.
Joë Christophe enjoys the diversity of musical genres playing jazz, contemporary, oriental and even klezmer with the Sirba Octet, a famous ensemble of Jewish traditional music.
He was awarded First Prize from the Safran Foundation for Music 2018 with a unanimous vote from the jury and he performed as a soloist, and then duo with Pierre Génisson, accompanied by l’Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine.”
Thanks to improvisation and ear training, Vincent Mussat is from a young age passionate about the piano. After several years at the Toulouse Conservatory, he is unanimously accepted to attend the Paris National Superior Conservatory in 2014. The same year, he opened his artistic horizon through multiple exchanges during his residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Curious to acquire a historical awareness of the repertoire, he is used to practice the pianoforte and pianos from the romantic era at the Royaumont Abbey. Vincent is awarded by the Royaumont Foundation.
He has performed in prestigious places such as the Château de Fontainebleau, Radiokulturhaus Wien, KBS Hall in Seoul, the Seine Musicale, Petit Palais auditorium… As a soloist, he collaborated with the Nouvelle Europe Chamber Orchestra, performing the 14th Mozart concerto, and Chopin’s 2nd concerto with the Ensemble Appassionato, at the fianal concert of the Académie Musicale Philippe Jaroussky. Vincent took part in the tribute for the centenary of Henri Dutilleux, during the “Jeunes Talents” Festival in 2016 in Paris, performing contemporary freshly composed creations. Vincent is invited to perform in other festivals in France, including the Festival Radio France Montpellier, “La Saison Bleue” in Toulouse, the Mel Bonis Festival in Vienna, « Freunde Younger Musiker » in Berlin… As a sought-after chamber music partner, he recently collaborated with the Nice Côte d’Azur Opéra musicians. The Duo Morgen, whom he forms with the cellist Jérémy Garbarg, is laureate of the FNAPEC association.
In 2019, Vincent is nominated as « Classical musician Revelation » from the ADAMI organization for artists.