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Sunday, January 8 @5pm : Rendez-vous Musical #20

France

 

The resident musicians and Harriet Hale Woolley scholars will be delighted to welcome you to the first Rendez-vous Musical of 2017. Join us in the Grand Salon on Sunday, January 8 at 5pm for a duet : violon and double bass.

Programme

Sonate n°2 « Obsession » op. 27 – Eugène Ysaÿe
Léo Marillier, violon

Contrabajeando – Ástor Piazzolla Arr. Cravy
Will McClain Cravy, double bass

Gigue extraite de la Suite BWV 1007 – J.S. Bach
Will McClain Cravy, double bass

The Menuettes 1 & 2 de la Suite BWV 1007 – J.S. Bach
Will McClain Cravy, double bass

Schön Rosmarin – Fritz Kreisler Arr. Cravy 
Will McClain Cravy, double bass

Cant dell Ocells – Pablo Casals Arr. Cravy
Will McClain Cravy, double bass

Suite pour violon et contrebasse op 39 – Reinhold Glière Arr. Proto

  1. Prelude
  2. Gavotte
  3. Cradle Song

Will McClain Cravy, double bass and Léo Marillier, violon

Sonate n°1 pour violon et piano en la mineur, Op.105 – Robert Schumann
Léo Marillier, violon and Antoine de Grolée, piano

 

Musicians

Léo Marillier, violinst, earned his Bachelor and Masters with the highest distinction from the Paris Conservatory and NEC in Boston, thanks to a scholarship from the Florence Gould Foundation. Invited by numerous festivals in Europe, America, and Korea, he participated in the Aspen Music Festival on a full scholarship. Also a composer, he is edited by Delatour.

William McClain Cravy graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California where he was a student of David Allen Moore. A tenured member and acting Principal Bass of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Will has played as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the Colorado and Culver City Symphonies, and was featured in a 2015 Aspen Music Festival Student-Spotlight Recital. As an orchestral musician, Will has appeared with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), the New World Symphony (Miami), the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Juneau Symphony, as principal bass of Aspen Opera under Robert Spano and alongside his teacher in the Aspen Chamber Orchestra. Will has performed chamber music with members of the LA Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony and has participated in the Aspen, Lake George, Domaine Forget, Wabass Institute, and Colorado College music festivals.

The pianist Antoine de Grolée won in 2007 the 5th Prize of the Long-Thibaud competition. Anne Queffélec describes the musician as : « Authenticity, presence, passion ». He won the prize of the Banque Populaire Foundation, the Charles Oulmont Foundation and the international ProMusicis prize, and also 1st prize of the competition Teresa Llacuna in 2005. He was invited as a soloist in large Festivals such as the Roque d’Anthéron, Menton or Classique au Vert, he played in concert with the Orchester Philharmonique of Sofia..

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