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Cécile Lartigau

ondes Martenot

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Cécile Lartigau

Cecile Lartigau is one of today’s rare ondes Martenot players, internationally recognized for her multi-faceted career as soloist, improviser and performer involved in performing arts. Her dedication to creation leads her to collaborate with the most creative artists such as Romeo Castellucci and Heiner Goebbels.

Her repertoire includes works from solo to orchestra and she regularly premieres new works. Lartigau develops a chamber music activity performing in trio with piano and percussions as well as in duo and quintet. Since 2018, Cecile has been touring, as an improviser, in Everything that happened and would happen, a large-scale production of Goebbels. In parallel, her researches on lost works have pushed her to rediscover the first music for ondes Martenot and orchestra, the Poème Symphoniquecomposed by Dimitrios Levidis in 1928.

Her numerous activities have drived her performing worldwide (Europe, Canada, USA, Russia and Colombia) with leading conductors and pianists as Esa-Pekka Salonen, Rafael Payare, Simone Young, Michael Wendeberg, Teodor Currentzis, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Bertrand Chamayou, Yuja Wang. She has performed with the Wiener Philharmoniker, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Filarmonica della Scala, musicAeterna, Slovenska filharmonija notably, and she has appeared in famous concert halls and festivals as Scala di Milano, Elbphilharmonie, Salzburger Festspiele (Grosses Festspielhaus), Lucerne Festival (KKL), Georges Enescu Festival, Festival Messiaen, RuhrTriennale, Diaghilev Festival, among others.

The year 2024 sees Cecile make her debut with the Boston Symphony, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Berliner Philharmoniker with Andris Nelsons, Vasily Petrenko and Alan Gilbert.

She plays an onde Jean-Loup Dierstein and a palme built by Léo Maurel.

OSR Live

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Jonathan Nott | Sergey Khachatryan

Concerto pour violon et orchestre

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

Symphonie N°9

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva