Music at sea

8 days / 7 nights
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    Music
    Music at sea

    Cruise Northern Europe

    from 6 September 2020 to 13 September 2020
    8 days / 7 nights

    Departure Port : Reykjavík
    Arrival Port : Dublin

    Ship : LE JACQUES CARTIER

    • Ref : X060920

    PONANT invites you on a musical cruise with the exceptional presence of Alain Duault.

    This 8-day circuit to discover the islands of Northern Europe will take you from Iceland to Ireland via the Hebrides and the Isle of Skye.

    Reykjavik is the most northerly capital in the world, lying slightly above the 64th parallel. Houses with colourful roofs line its streets and this, coupled with the many ducks in its lake, produces a picture postcard setting. It boasts real cultural riches, particularly in contemporary art, notably with the Reykjavik Art Museum.

    You will then discover Heimaey, the only inhabited island in the Westmann Islands. Fishing is the main source of income in this exceptional site. You can admire its volcanoes and its almost-desert like landscapes.

    During your stopover in Belfast, you can visit the Giant's Causeway. This massive geological formation is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features over 40,000 basalt columns.

    You will disembark at Dublin, end of this beautiful cruise.

     

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    Highlights

    • A musical cruise in the presence of Alain Duault and with an exceptional selection of performers: Jodie Devos, voice - Eliane Reyes, piano - Elsa De Lacerda, violin - Marie Hallynck, cello and Michaël Tambour, trumpet.
    • A cruise to discover Northern European islands.
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: from Belfast, the mysterious Giant's Causeway site, Dublin, city of literature (disembarkation port).
    • Heimaey Island provides a possibility to observe the colonies of puffins, the real treasure of this island off the Icelandic coast.
    • Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland.
    • After your cruise, discover Dublin, the Irish capital brimming with convivial atmosphere and authentic charm.

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    Deluxe Stateroom

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi.
    Price Ponant Bonus
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    Prestige Deck 4

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 1 stateroom for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige Deck 5

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 1 stateroom for people with reduced mobility.
    Price Ponant Bonus
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    Prestige Deck 6

    • Area : 19 m²
    • Capacity : up to 2 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    • 2 staterooms of 27.5 m² with a private balcony of 6 m² for people with reduced mobility.
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    Prestige Deck 5 Suite

    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity : up to 4 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • 1 tall sofa
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi.
    Price Ponant Bonus
    Book now and get the guaranteed best price. 25%off the public rates, per person,  based on  double occupancy.   
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    Prestige Deck 6 Suite

    • Area : 38 m²
    • Capacity : up to 4 guests per stateroom
    • Private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • 1 tall sofa
    • Shower
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet access wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
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    Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 4 guests per stateroom
    • 40m² private balcony
    • Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed or twin beds
    • Bathtub
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • Satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • Safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    •  Butler service.
    Price Ponant Bonus
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    Owner's Suite

    • Area : 45 m²
    • Capacity : up to 4 guests per stateroom
    • 30mprivate balcony
    •  Individually-controlled air-conditioning
    • King-size bed
    • or twin beds
    • Shower & Bathtub + Jacuzzi on terrace
    • Minibar
    • Flat screen
    • satellite TV
    • Desk with stationery
    • Ipod(TM) players
    • Video on demand
    • safe
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath robes
    • Satellite direct line telephone
    • 110/220 volts outlet
    • French bath products
    • 24hr room service
    • Internet acces wifi
    •  Butler service
    • 1 private transfer (round trip): Airport - Hotel - Port
    • 1 free hour of Spa treatments
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    LE JACQUES CARTIER

    Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed staterooms, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 staterooms and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience.

    As the sixth ship in a new series that remains true to the Ponant spirit, Le Jacques Cartier will embody the unique atmosphere that is the cruise line’s hallmark: a subtle blend of refinement, intimacy and comfort.

    Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service.

    Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel.

    Port of call & excursions

    6 September 2020 – Reykjavík

    Reykjavík

    Embarkation 06/09/2020 from 16H00 to 17H00 . Departure 06/09/2020 at 00H00 .

    Iceland’s capital stretches along the edge of a vast bay in the west of the country. Perlan, the “Pearl of Reykjavík”, a museum located on ’Oskjuhlið hill, offers a panoramic view of the lush, green landscapes. A little further, one can easily spot the signpost showing the way to the evangelical Hallgrímskirkja church, and to the historical centre where one can stroll along the Skólavördustígur and the Laugavegur, two lively streets with charming small shops. For some relaxation just outside of the city, visitors have the opportunity to visit the Reykjanes peninsula and its famous thermal lagoons of the Blue Lagoon.

    7 September 2020 – Reykjavík

    7 September 2020 – Reykjavík

    Arrival 07/09/2020. Departure 07/09/2020 late afternoon.

    Iceland’s capital stretches along the edge of a vast bay in the west of the country. Perlan, the “Pearl of Reykjavík”, a museum located on ’Oskjuhlið hill, offers a panoramic view of the lush, green landscapes. A little further, one can easily spot the signpost showing the way to the evangelical Hallgrímskirkja church, and to the historical centre where one can stroll along the Skólavördustígur and the Laugavegur, two lively streets with charming small shops. For some relaxation just outside of the city, visitors have the opportunity to visit the Reykjanes peninsula and its famous thermal lagoons of the Blue Lagoon.

    8 September 2020 – Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar

    8 September 2020 – Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar

    Arrival 08/09/2020 early morning. Departure 08/09/2020 midday.

    This land seated off the southern coast of Iceland is the largest of the Vestmann islands, and is the only inhabited island in the archipelago. The steep Edfell volcanoes and the green prairies of Herjólfsdalur offer rich contrast of nature. On the Stórhöfði road, look out over grey sand beaches and cliffs carved out by the Arctic ocean. From here, you can also see the bronze landscapes of the mountaintops. You could visit Eldheimar, an ultra-modern and interactive museum which traces the volcanic eruption has experienced Heimaey in 1973.

    9 September 2020 – At sea

    9 September 2020 – At sea

    Arrival 09/09/2020. Departure 09/09/2020.

    During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observe marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

    10 September 2020 – Stornoway, Hebrides

    10 September 2020 – Stornoway, Hebrides

    Arrival 10/09/2020 early morning. Departure 10/09/2020 late afternoon.

    Discover Lewis, the largest island of the Hebrides, considered to be the cradle of Gaelic culture. Here, the peat- and heather- covered valleys and lochs stretch on to infinity, and numerous bird colonies have taken up residence in the long, jagged coastlines where. Not far from Stornoway, the island’s main town, built by the Vikings in the 9th century stands one of Scotland’s most prominent prehistoric sites: The Standing Stones of Callanish. Dating back to more than 3,000 years B.C., these imposing stones placed in a cruciform pattern were laid out according to the moon and stars and their main purpose was to keep track of seasonal cycles, as this was essential for farmers at the time.

    11 September 2020 – Portree, Isle of Skye

    11 September 2020 – Portree, Isle of Skye

    Arrival 11/09/2020 early morning. Departure 11/09/2020 midday.

    Nestling in the crux of a gorgeous bay, Portree reflects the magnificence of the grandiose Isle of Skye as well as being its main town. Apart from the charm of its colourful houses, the town’s outstanding location on the banks of a loch makes it a very pleasant place to be. From its colourful harbour bustling with local craftsmen’s shops, you can take in a stunning view of the surrounding hills. Before trekking through the wilderness and drinking in the natural beauty of the Isle of Skye, check out some of the beautiful images in the Aros Centre.

    12 September 2020 – Belfast, Northern Ireland

    12 September 2020 – Belfast, Northern Ireland

    Arrival 12/09/2020 early morning. Departure 12/09/2020 late afternoon.

    The capital city of Northern Ireland is located on the very tip of Belfast Lough, in the north-east of the Emerald Isle. Along the waterfront, the building shaped like a fragmented liner is non other than the Titanic Belfast, a homage to the famous transatlantic liner, with full-scale reconstructions making for an insightful experience of the Belle Epoque. In the historical centre, you’ll also travel back in time when you see the majestic Edwardian columns of the City Hall, and the imposing neo-gothic towers of Queen’s University for example. The carved wooden façades of the Victorian pubs will certainly entice you in for a pint of beer or chilled cider.

    13 September 2020▸12 September 2020 – Dublin

    Dublin

    Disembarkation 13/09/2020 at 07H00 .

    The Irish capital stretches along the banks of the Liffey to Dublin bay, on the East coast of Ireland. Discover Ireland’s warm conviviality in the pedestrian district of Temple Bar. Its cobbled streets are brimming with fabulous shops, pubs and arts centres. Next to Trinity College, famous for its 18th century library, you can stroll along Grafton Street: in one of its famous tea shops, try a delicious scone and clotted cream served hot and melt-in-the-mouth with jam. Not far from here, the majestic O’Connell bridge leads you to the avenue with the same name, on which Spire, a luminous contemporary sculpture presides.

    Formalities

    • The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.

    • Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, PONANT will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.

    • Warning about the use of drones: the use of drones aboard PONANT ships, whether they are sailing at sea, at a port of call or anchored, is strictly forbidden. The use of drones on land in the Arctic and Antarctic regions is also strictly forbidden by international polar regulations. In other regions, it may be possible to use drones on land if permission has been obtained from the relevant authorities of each country and each region travelled through, as well as a pilot’s licence that should be obtained from your home country. Passengers are responsible for obtaining these permits; they should be able to present them at all times. Passengers who do not obtain these authorisations expose themselves to the risk of legal proceedings.

    Theme

    Music

    Music

    Discover the delights of our cultural cruises where music takes centre stage, combining sumptuous scenery and exceptional artistic heritages.

    A waterborne musical journey

    Whether you are a fan of instrumental classical music or opera, or you prefer jazz or Celtic melodies, why not enjoy a different and very special experience aboard a PONANT ship? Set sail for a luxury cruise combining the charms of music and the sea.

    These cultural cruises, where the tempo is set by concerts on land or at sea as well as a series of conferences, bring together music lovers and artists around a shared passion: music.

    An exceptional selection of artists*

    Aboard the ships, our guests of honour, all well-known artists, talented performers and brilliant virtuosos will share their knowledge and their passion in an accessible and intimate way.

    According to the theme of each cruise, PONANT welcomes prestigious artists, be they pianists, violinists, singers and more.

    Come and share alongside them the refined adventure of a PONANT musical cruise.

     

    *See the list of guests of honour present during your cruise in the “Guests” tab.

    Guest(s) Lecturer(s)

    Alain Duault

    Alain Duault

    The novelist, poet, journalist, musicologist and radio and television presenter Alain Duault has been sharing his passion for and knowledge of classical music for more than 30 years. Considered to be one of the greatest opera specialists in France he is now President of the Prix Pelléas jury, and has been made an Officier de la Légion d’Honneur and Commandeur des Arts et Lettres.

    Alain Duault studied literature, philosophy and psycho-analysis in Paris, then musicology and piano. His first TV appearance was as a guest of Bernard Pivot for his book of poems, Colorature. This led to a number of radio programmes dedicated to classical music, notably on RTL, the radio station where Alain Duault would be “Mr Classical Music” for 22 years, before joining Radio Classique with daily slots until 2018. A role that he also took on for the France 3 television channel, presenting a number of exceptional programmes (masterclasses with Ruggero Raimondi in the Salle Gaveau, Musiques en fête at the Chorégies d’Orange festival…).

    In 1999, he conceived and presented Intégrale Chopin (225 works, 60 pianists), broadcast on France 3. Then in 2001, he wrote and performed an ambitious and very popular show, Verdi, une passion, un destin (with Jean Piat and 250 musicians). In the wake of this success, he wrote and performed two other shows:  Victor Hugo, la légende d’un siècle in 2002 and Rencontre avec George Sand (with Marie-Christine Barrault) in 2004 and 2005.

    Alain Duault also puts his writing skills to the service of classical music. The author of a number of books, including Dans la peau de Maria Callas, (Le Passeur Éditeur, 2014, pocket edition, 2017), Dictionnaire amoureux illustré de l’Opéra (Plon Gründ, 2016), Ce léger rien des choses qui ont fui, poetry (Gallimard, 2017), he also writes editorials for Classica.

    Language spoken: French

     

    Photo credit: Laurent Rouvrais @Radio Classique 

    Elsa de Lacerda

    Elsa de Lacerda

    Elsa de Lacerda began her music studies at the age of seven with Nadine Wains.

    Winner of the Charles de Bériot competition, Young Talents, Young Soloists and Horlait Dapsens, she was 15 when she won the Crédit Communal (now Axion Classics) competition that earned her the opportunity to perform solo with the Liège Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Bartholomée. She went on to further her studies with Jerrold Rubenstein.

    In 1994, after an audition for the Paris Conservatoire (CNSM) she was one of eight finalists to be admitted for the Eastern Music Festival internship in North Carolina, USA.

    In 1998 she won a bursary to the Accademia Chigiana in Sienna, Italy, with Boris Belkin.

    At the Royal Conservatoire in Brussels, she passed her Higher Diploma in the violin with distinction in André Kleve’s class, and also won chamber music and violin First Prizes, again with distinction.

    Since finishing her studies in 2003, Elsa de Lacerda has devoted herself to string quartets and has performed in Belgium and abroad at the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Flagey, Académie de Saintes, the Palais Royal in Brussels, the Stavelot Festival, Festival des Midis-Minimes and on Radio Switzerland.

    As well as her life performing in quartets, Elsa de Lacerda is a journalist and music critic, working frequently with RTBF’s classical music channel Musiq’3, La Vif L’Express and Le Soir.

    Elsa de Lacerda plays a 1761 Nicolò Gagliano violin which has been loaned to her by the Soussan – Pelc family.

    Languages spoken: French, Portuguese, Spanish 

     

    Photo credit: ARR

    Marie Hallynck

    Marie Hallynck

    Soloist, chamber musician and passionate about teaching the new generation, Marie Hallynck is one of the finest cello players of her generation.

    Winner of the famous Eurovision competition in 1992 and Juventus Association in 1996, voted ‘Rising Star’by the Echo network in 2001 and ‘Musician of the Year’by the Belgium press in 2002, she began her international career at a very young age. She has played on many of the world’s most prestigious stages, such as Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Vienna’s Musikverein, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels and the Berlin Philharmonic to name a few.

    In 2006, she founded the Kheops Ensemble with clarinettist Ronald Van Spaendonck, pianist Muhiddin Dürrüoglu and harpist Sophie Hallynck, an eclectic ensemble with whom she explores a myriad new avenue in chamber music.

    Her many recordings, produced by Harmonia Mundi, Fuga libera, Cyprès, Alpha, Naxos, Ricercar, Musique en Wallonie and Warner Classics, have earned her the highest accolades from the music press. Her latest album features Dirk Brossé’s Cello Concerto for Isabelle which she performs with the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer himself.

    As well as all her concerts, Marie Hallynck has been teaching at the Royal Conservatoire in Brussels since she was 19 and is often invited to sit on the jury of prestigious international competitions (ARD Munich, Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels).

    She plays a 1717 Matteo Goffriller cello.

    Languages spoken: French, English

     

    Photo credit: ARR

    Jodie Devos

    Jodie Devos

    After studying at the Institute of Music and Pedagogy in Namur, Jodie Devos graduated from the London Royal Academy of Music. Already awarded in several competitions, the young soprano received the second prize as well as the audience prize at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition in 2014. She then joined the Opéra Comique Academy and was named Young Talent of 2015 by the International Classical Music Awards.

    Jodie Devos is leading an international career and has already appeared under the direction of Paolo Arrivabeni, Laurent Campellone, Mikko Franck, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Philippe Jordan, Dmitri Jurowski, Louis Langrée, Antonello Manacorda, Enrique Mazzola, Marc Minkowski, François-Xavier Roth, Christophe Rousset, Guy van Waas and has worked with prestigious directors such as Romeo Castellucci, Denis Podalydès, Emilio Sagi, Bob Wilson…

    Among her future projects, Lakmé (title role) Rigoletto (Gilda), La Fille du régiment (Marie), Mignon (Philine) at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Der Schauspieldirektor (Mme Herz) at the Tonhalle Zurich, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Blondchen) in Monte-Carlo, Le Domino Noir (Angèle) in Lausanne, Die Zauberflöte (Königin der Nacht), Les Indes galantes and Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Olympia) at the Opéra national de Paris, Guillaume Tell (Jemmy) at the Chorégies d’Orange, Dialogues des Carmélites (Constance) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Ariadne auf Naxos (Zerbinetta) in Montpellier, Cendrillon (la Fée) in Limoges, A Midsummer night’s dream (Tytania) in Lille…

    She will sing in recital in Paris at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord and the Opéra Comique, in Compiègne, Padova, at the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie in Brussels…

    Jodie Devos records exclusively for Outhere Music France.

    Language spoken: French

     

    Photo credit: ARR

    Michaël Tambour

    Michaël Tambour

    Michael took part in numerous master classes with Pierre Thibaud, Reinhold Friedrich, Matthias Höfs, Fred Miles, Jeroen Berwaerts, Vladimir Kafelnikov, Manu Mellaerts, Claudio Roditi etc.

    At the age of 12, he was hired as a soloist at the Antwerp squadra in the opera « Cinderella « composed by P.M.Davis and since he is regularly called to play in many orchestras such as the Royal Theatre of la Monnaie, the opera Flanders, the Royal opera of Wallonia, the Royal Philharmonic orchestra of Liège, the chamber orchestra of Wallonia etc.

    From 1997 to 2002, he was a member of the trumpets quartet MTDM touring in Belgium and abroad: France, Germany, Italy (the “Fenice” in Venice).

    In 2001 he entered the trumpets section of the Grand Orchestre d'Harmonie of the 1st Regiment of Guides with which he gave numerous concerts in Belgium and abroad. In May 2 007 he became soloist of the trumpets section of the Guides.

    In February 2013 he became principal trumpet of the Royal Band of the Air Force.

    Michael diversifies his musical activities and is recognized as an authority in many different musical fields such as Baroque music, Jazz or Pop.

    In January 2004, he joined the trio Lamibe Tromba and in 2005 became part of the Cover group "Soul Factory"

    In 2010 he joined the Salsa group "Mucho Gusto" and in 2011 he became member of the "Ensemble de cuivres de Belgique" with which he was invited to Japan in June 2015 for a series of concerts with Michel Becquet

    Since September 2012, Michael also occupies the position of professor of trumpet at the Music Academy of Beloeil.

    Language spoken : French

     

    Photo credit: Sandrine FRAIKIN.

    Eliane Reyes

    Eliane Reyes

    Invited to perform on the world’s big stages, wherever she goes Eliane Reyes enchants her audiences as a pianist who is constantly exploring her art and forging new paths, while conserving the subtle touch that is her signature.  

    Eliane Reyes has performed with many of the great conductors such as Rudolph Barshai, Roberto Benzi, Lionel Bringuier and Tibor Varga. She has also played in major concert halls including Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Konzerthaus (Berlin), Festspielhaus (Baden-Baden), Auditori (Barcelona), The Sage Gateshead (Birmingham), Bozar (Brussels), Philharmonic (Cologne), Philharmonic (Luxemburg), Laieszhalle (Hamburg), Cité de la Musique (Paris) and Musikverein (Vienna). Partners include violinist Lorenzo Gatto for the Rising Stars 2011 tours, Philippe Bernold, Lise Berthaud, Frank Braley, David Cohen, Marc Coppey, Henri Demarquette, Jodie Devos, Augustin Dumay, Ivry Gitlis, Philippe Graffin, Andrew Hardy, Gary Hoffman, Jean-Marc Luisada, Misha Maisky, Frédéric Pélassy, Anne Queffelec, Marc Sabbah, Raphael Sévère, José van Dam, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, the Vuillaume trio, and the Danel, Elysée, Voce and Parkanyi quartets. In 2017, Eliane Reyes toured for a month in Asia and Tokyo with the Kock Trio, and had the privilege of playing for the Imperial family of Japan in the Akasaka Palace.

    In 2018 and 2019, she was invited to perform at the Nantes La Folle Journée music festival and the Roque d’Anthéron piano festival.

    Her discography which embraces Chopin, Shostakovich, Debussy, Brahms, Milhaud, Tansman, Godard and Nicolas Bacri, to name a few, has earned her many awards: ‘Maestro Pianist’ in the Pianiste revue, Classic Info’s ‘Ring’, Crescendo’s ‘Joker’, 5 Diapasons and ‘Supersonic in Pizzicato’. She received ResMusica’s ‘Golden Key’ for her solo recording of Tansman’s 24 Intermezzi. Eliane Reyes has been nominated three times at the International Classical Music Awards and obtained the ‘Octaves’ of music in Belgium.

    Always exploring new avenues, Eliane devised the ‘Valses Poétiques’ concerts and readings with Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, ‘Music & Philosophy’ concerts with Jean-Yves Clément and Michel Onfray, and a series of ‘En mode’ concerts associating couturiers and music history with Yann Kerlau.

    Eliane was taught by her mother and gave her first recital at the age of five, receiving the César Franck prize the same year. Her meetings with Gyorgy Cziffra when she was 10, becoming the youngest award-winner of his foundation, and with Martha Argerich when she was 14, were turning points in her career as a pianist. She studied at the Royal Conservatoire in Brussels, then the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel with Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden, before advancing to the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Lemmens Institute in Leuven and the CNSM in Paris under Michel Beroff, Brigitte Engerer and Jacques Rouvier.

    Today, she teaches at the Royal Music Conservatory in Brussels and at Paris’s CNSM. In October 2016 she became the first Belgian pianist to receive the insignia of the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France.

     

    Language spoken : French,English

     

    Photo credit : JHimmler

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      03/09/2020 – ICELANDIC ADVENTURE AND WELLNESS (3 NIGHTS)

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      07/09/2020 – Glacier Adventure

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      06/09/2020 – Flights From/ To Paris + Transfer to the Pier of Reykjavik (Pre) + Tradition and Culture of Ireland (Post)

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