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Sarah Louvion
Sarah Louvion

B108032   B 108 032
Jolivet, Bauzin, Roussel, Ibert - Sarah Louvion
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Sarah Louvion, born in France, studied flute with the professors Raymond Guiot, Philippe Pierlot and Vincent Lucas. In addition to her training as a flutist Sarah Louvion obtained a university degree in mathematics and physics. She received her diploma with the main focus on the Western concert flute and chamber music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris (classes of Alain Marion and Sophie Cherrier). There, she was subsequently admitted to the coveted flute master class.

Sarah Louvion is a laureate of numerous international competitions: In 2001, she was awarded the first prize in Kobe (Japan) and won third prize in Geneva in the same year. At the "Syrinx" competition in Rome, she won second prize in 1999.

The artist is a regular guest performer at numerous national and international festivals. In the year 2000, she was nominated "révélation classique" ("classic revelation") by the Adami and invited to the MIDEM in Cannes. She had guest performances at Prades, a series of festivals by Radio France supported by the AFAA (Association Francaise d’Action Artistique), at the Weilburg Festival in Germany, and at the international festival in Colmar. She premiered the sonata for flute and piano composed for and dedicated to her by Guillaume Connesson in Colmar.

Since 2002, she is a solo flutist for the Frankfurter Muesumsorchester / the Frankfurt Opera Orchestra.

She played with the Frankfurt RSO, for the WDR in Cologne, with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Bavarian State Orchestra, the Bamberg Symphonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre National de France, the Lyon Opera Orchestra, and many more. Numerous engagements make her a regular guest in Asia, where she also teaches master classes.
As a soloist, she performed with the Frankfurter Museumsorchester, the Orchestre de Chambre National de Toulouse, the Orchestre National d’Ille de France, the Orchestre Pas de Loup, the chamber orchestra Amadeus, the Orchestre de Douai, the ensemble of Tokyo, and the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, to name but a few.
As a passionate chamber musician, she plays together with the pianist Delphine Bardin and the harpist Francoise Friedrich. In addition to that, she is a member of the "Hindemith Bläser Quintett".
Sarah Louvion was supported by the Yamaha Foundation of Europe, the Meyer-Stiftung, and the Mécénat Musical de la Société Générale and is now sponsored by the Fondation Groupe Banque Populaire.
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Ariel Zuckermann, born in Israel in 1973, began his musical career as a flutist. He studied with András Adorján, Paul Meisen and Aurèle Nicolet. He completed his conducting studies with Jorma Panula at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and with Bruno Weil in Munich. In 2007, he was appointed Chief Conductor of the long-established Georgian Chamber Orchestra Ingolstadt.
As a flutist, Ariel Zuckermann has won numerous national and international competitions and gives concerts throughout the world as a chamber musician and soloist.
Numerous conducting engagements and recordings followed, e.g. with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the German Symphonic Orchestra Berlin, the Basel Symphonic Orchestra, the Saarländisches Staatstheater, the Bavarian State Orchestra, the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, the Belgrade Philharmonics. Future guest conducting engagements will lead him to the WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne, the Münchener Rundfunkorchester, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Seoul KBS Radio Orchestra, and the Hungarian National Philharmonics. Ariel Zuckermann regularly works with artists like Tabea Zimmermann, Heinrich Schiff, Zoltán Kocsis, and Jörg Widmann.

Ariel Zuckermann & Quintett

Photo on the left: Ariel Zuckermann
Photo on the right (from the left to the right):
Benjamin Rivinius, Gabriel Adorján, Sarah Louvion, Francoise Friedrich, Axel von Huene

Benjamin Rivinius, born in Saarland in 1976, completed his viola studies with Prof. Schlichtig in Munich. He is the laureate of several competitions and taught at the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler Berlin. After his engagements as a solo violist for the Camerata Salzburg and the Berlin Symphonic Orchestra, he has been a solo violist for the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie since 2005.

Gabriel Adorján, born in Munich in 1975, received his first violin lessons at the age of four. He studied with Ana Chumachenco and Igor Ozim and is a laureate of numerous international competitions, such as the Paganini Competition in Genoa and the ARD Competition in Munich. He is a member of the "Züricher Klaviertrio" and First Concert Master of the orchestra of the Komische Oper in Berlin since 2001. more…

Francoise Friedrich, began her training as a harpist in her hometown of Marseille in 1974. In 1982, further studies lead her to Professor Gérard Devos at the Conservatoire National de Musique in Paris. There, she graduated with Premier Prix and started to work with Jacqueline Borot. In 1987, she won first prize at the International Harp Competition in Gargilesse. Since 1990, the artist is a harp soloist at the Frankfurt Opera and is a professor at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts.

Axel von Huene, grew up in the surrounding regions of Munich, studied with Prof. Stiehler at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich and later on with Prof. Rivinius in Saarbrücken. Supported by the Yehudi-Menuhin-Foundation, he continued his studies in Boston and Sydney. Since 2003, Axel von Huene works as a cellist for the Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig and is a member of various chamber music ensembles (Blaues Duo, Klengel-Collegium, neues Bachisches Collegium Musicum).