Pont-du-Casse. An exceptional duo for strings in concert this Friday

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Association affiliated to the Education League, Passerelle Musicale en Agenais is organizing a concert with top-level artists this Friday, November 12 at 8:30 p.m. at the Le Diapason cultural center.

Since 2010 that the “Musical Gateway in Agenais” has been producing concerts, these are always preceded by school activities for the attention of nursery and elementary school students throughout the agglomeration of Agen. Organized in collaboration with Sylvie Pénidon, educational advisor for music education, these events will take place the same day at 2 p.m. then at 3 p.m.

Sophie Ackermann on violin, Nicolas Deletaille on cello

These two internationally renowned artists will perform works by Kodaly and Martinu (“Duets for violin and cello”) in the first part, then by Ravel (“Sonata for violin and cello”) and Handel / Halvorsen (“Passacaglia for violin and cello”) in the second part. Sophie Ackermann is a violinist who has performed as a soloist in a multitude of festivals. After obtaining her master’s degree from Daniel Rubenstein at the Royal Conservatory of Mons (Belgium), she continued her studies at Tel Aviv University in the class of Hagai Shaham. She then performed as a chamber musician on all continents. In 2020 she recorded a CD with Nicolas Deletaille covering the romantic and classical repertoire. The latter, a cellist also from the Mons Conservatory, soloist and chamber musician, has recorded numerous works for cello (Bach, Beethoven, etc.) and, in the field of contemporary music, has performed nearly one hundred world creations of works written on more often to his attention. The largest halls have already welcomed these two musicians who should attract to our lands all lovers of classical music. After the concert, the friendship drink will be offered by the municipality of Pont-du-Casse. A beautiful evening in perspective.