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A wonderful evening with the Quintet
Quintette à Vents des Solistes de l'Orchestre de Paris will perform with students of the conservatory for one night only in Orchestra Hall of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Programme and Quintette à Vents des Solistes de l'Orchestre de Paris
Established in 1967 by Charles Münch, Orchestre de Paris took over the position once filled by Société des Concerts du Conservatoire. The quintet consists of most well-known musicians of Paris, who are also international concert artists and renowned chamber music players.
The current members of the wind quintet are Philippe Berrod (clarinet), André Cazalet (horn), Alexandre Gattet (oboe), Vincent Lucas (flute), and Marc Trénel (bassoon). They continue to carry the highly esteemed traditions of French wind music. This ensemble had performed in Japan, USA, and Europe. They have albums recorded under INDESENS label.
Philippe Berrod is the principal solo clarinettist of Orchestre de Paris. In 2011 he was appointed to be a professor of clarinet at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
André Cazalet is a professor with Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. In 1980 he became the first solo horn of the orchestra.
Alexandre Gattet is the principal oboe - a position he has since 2000. He won numerous awards in France, as well as in Japan and Switzerland.
Vincent Lucas entered the conservatory when he was 14. He was with the prestigious Berlin Philharmonic for six years. Since 1994 he was appointed as the first flute soloist of Orchestre de Paris. In 1995 he was appointed to be a professor of the conservatory.
Marc Trénel is the principal bassoonist of the orchestra - a position he has held since 1999. He has won numerous awards from his participation in competitions in France and overseas.