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Yan Levionnois
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France
Biography
First Prizewinner at the André Navarra International Competition, Yan Levionnois won two special prizes at the last Rostropovich Competition, was nominated for the Victoires de la Musique 2011, and has been an Associated Artist of the Fondation Singer-Polignac since 2016. He studied in Paris under Marc Coppey and Philippe Muller, in Oslo under Truls Mørk, and later in New York under Timothy Eddy. He has been a soloist with, among others, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, and the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, under conductors such as Daniele Gatti, Dimitry Sitkovetsky, Jacek Kaspszyk, Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Heinrich Schiff, and Arie Van Beek. He has made several recordings, in particular for EMI. Chamber music partners have included Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Augustin Dumay, Nicholas Angelich, Frank Braley, David Guerrier, Emmanuel Pahud, and Richard Galliano.

Instrument : Patrick Robin
Teachers
  • 2014-2015 Timothy Eddy
  • 2012-2013 Truls Mørk
  • 2006-2010 Philippe Muller;
Degrees
  • 2014-2015 Graduate Diploma - The Juilliard School;
  • 2012-2013 Graduate Performance Diploma - Norwegian Academy of Music
  • 2006-2010 Master - Conservatoire national supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris
Concerts
  • 2016 Adami, Auditorium de Radio France (Paris) - Orchestre National de France, Brian Schembri (dir.)
  • 2016 Mezzo, Salle Gaveau (Paris) - Béatrice Rana (piano)
  • 2015 Concert Hall (Zaragoza) - Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Kazuki Yamada (dir.)
  • 2011The Dome (Brighton) - London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dimitry Sitkovetsky (dir.)
Competitions
  • 2009 Rostropovitch - "Most remarkable personality" and "Best Debussy Sonata"
  • 2009 VTB Capital Prize "In Memoriam Rostropovitch" - 1st Prize
  • 2008 André Navarra - 1st Prize
  • 2008 Note et Bien - 2nd Prize
Activities
ActivityFunction
Recital by laureates cello 2017Soloist
Final 2017: Yan LevionnoisSoloist
Final cello 2017Finalist
Semi-final 2017: Yan Levionnois - recitalSoloist
Semi-final 2017 : Yan Levionnois - ConcertoSoloist
First round 2017 : Yan LevionnoisSoloist
CELLO 2017Unranked laureate
Videos
Semi-final 2017 : Yan Levionnois - Concerto
Tuesday 16 May 2017 Flagey/Studio 4 Joseph Haydn : Concerto n. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb:1 Moderato | Adagio | Allegro molto Soloist : Yan Levionnois Orchestra : Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie Conductor : Frank Braley
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Semi-final 2017: Yan Levionnois - recital
Friday 19 May 2017 Flagey/Studio 4 Johann Sebastian Bach : Prelude (Suite n. 2 in D minor BWV 1008) Johann Sebastian Bach : Allemande (Suite n. 2 in D minor BWV 1008) Johann Sebastian Bach : Gigue (Suite n. 2 in D minor BWV 1008) Annelies Van Parys : Chacun(e) sa chaconne Gabriel Fauré : Butterfly op. 77 Richard Strauss : Sonata in F major op. 6 Allegro con brio | Andante ma non troppo | Allegro vivo Soloist : Yan Levionnois Pianist accompanist : Anna Naretto
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Final 2017: Yan Levionnois
Tuesday 30 May 2017 Centre for Fine Arts/Salle Henry Le Boeuf Toshio Hosokawa : Sublimation Antonín Dvořák : Concerto n. 2 in B minor op. 104 B 191 Allegro | Adagio ma non troppo | Allegro moderato Soloist : Yan Levionnois Orchestra : Brussels Philharmonic Conductor : Stéphane Denève
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Audio
First round 2017 : Yan Levionnois
Semi-final 2017 : Yan Levionnois - Concerto
Semi-final 2017: Yan Levionnois - recital
Final 2017: Yan Levionnois
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