La Nouvelle Athènes creates "for the future" a collection of videos on period pianos
FIRST FRENCH ROMANTICISM versus BEETHOVEN
While Beethoven is the contemporary of the first French romantics - Hélène de Montgeroult, Louis Adam, Jadin ... or at least European artists active in Paris: Steibelt, Dussek - the French association La Nouvelle Athens through the restoration of the piano square Erard 1806, restored by the Master of Art Christopher Clarke thanks to 155 donors, endeavors to promote the French repertoire today largely underrepresented, for lack of available instruments allowing to enter into the aesthetics of colors, continuous sound which fascinated Beethoven when he received his piano in the shape of a harpsichord from Sebastien Erard in 1803. Some see the Waldstein as an integration of some of these aesthetics.
Tom Beghin, research director at the Orpheus Instituut, reveals through a documentary and a disc the journey of Beethoven in front of his French Erard 1803 piano. While Luca Montebugnoli around the Erard 1806 makes us hear the French colors of the Erard 1806 with pieces by Louis adam and Steibelt, just like Claire Lefilliâtre and Stéphane Fuget interpret a romance of the 1st Empire ...
You will also be able to find the artists who inaugurated in February 2020 the Erard 1806 piano Eloy Orzaiz & Marta Ramirez in Hélène de Montgeroult, Daria Fadeeva, Roldan Bernabé & Luca Montebugnoli in Ferdinand Herold on our YouTube channel.
- Fri, 20 AugFilmed concert, Hôtel de Noailles (78)20 Aug 2021, 16:00 – 28 Feb 2023, 20:00Filmed concert, Hôtel de Noailles (78)Aline Zylberajch, Philippe Grisvard, Aurélien Delage surrounded by Johannes Pramsohler violin, Etienne Mangot Gambetta inglese, Sebastijan Bereta traverso celebrate the pre-romantic repertoire of Giordani, Schaffrath at CPE Bach and Fasch Pianoforte Silbermann 1749, Kerstin Schwarz collection
- Sat, 11 SeptBeethoven's french piano Erard - A440.Live
- Sat, 11 SeptYouTube La Nouvelle Athènes
- Sat, 11 SeptErard 1806 restoration project
- Sun, 12 SeptA440.Live La Nouvelle Athènes platform