Two Toulouse residents nominated for the Victoires de la Musique Classique

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Pianist Bertrand Chamayou is nominated in two categories (instrumentalist and recording), Benjamin Atttahir in that of composers.

Accustomed to the biggest prizes and the best rankings, Bertrand Chamayou will once again be one of the stars of the next Victories of Classical Music, which will take place at the beginning of March (the precise date is not yet known) and will be broadcast on France 3 .
The Toulouse pianist, who won 4 Victories between 2006 and 2016, is nominated in two categories: instrumental soloist and recording, with the album “Vingt regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus” devoted to an extraordinary work by Olivier Messiaen . He will “face” viol player Lucile Boulanger and violinist Nemanja Radulovic. Another Toulousain, Benjamin Attahir, is one of the lucky winners, in the category of composers, for “Layal, for violin and orchestra”, a work he created in Germany.
A little air of Toulouse will also float around Léa Desandre, nominated in the Lyrical Artist category against Barbara Hannigan and Marina Viotti. The young woman has indeed part of her family who has lived here for a long time. and who closely follows the formidable career of his dear granddaughter.