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CARLO

BASSON

COLOMBO

 

CNSMD Lyon

Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon

HEMU Lausanne

Né à Padova (Italie), il a étudié le basson à Padova et Milano avec Evandro dall’Oca,  puis à Genève avec Roger Birnstingl ainsi que à Amsterdam auprès de Brian Pollard.

Basson solo de l’ensemble I Solisti Veneti de 1978 à 1981, il a également collaboré en tant que basson solo avec l’Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, l’Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, l’Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, l’Orchestre de la NDR de Hambourg, l’Orchestre du Bayerische Staatsoper, l’Orchestre de la Tonhalle, l’Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne, l’Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre national de Lyon, l’Ensemble Orchestrale de Paris, le Scottish Chamber Orchestra, la Filarmonica Toscanini…

Il pratique la musique de chambre au sein de différents ensembles (Ensemble à Vent « Maurice Bourgue ») et joue les instruments d’époque, notamment avec  l’ « Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique » de Sir John-Eliot Gardiner.

Passioné par la recherche historique, à l’occasion de ses recherches dans diverses bibliothèques européennes, il a rassemblé plusieurs partitions originales et oubliées pour basson qui sont éditées chez Billaudot et Accolade

Professeur invité à l’Indiana University (Bloomington – U.S.A) en 2001 et au Oberlin College (U.S.A) en 2003.

Invité par des Festivals et Académies prestigieuses (l’Académie d’été des Arcs, Académie de Nice, Académie Prague-Wien-Budapest, Festival de Prades, Slokar Akademie) donne des master classes régulièrement (Allemagne, Angleterre, Norvège, Finlande, Portugal, Italie, Canada, Suisse, USA, Taiwan, Chine, Japon…)

Il a intégré l’orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon à sa création en 1983; enseigne le basson au CNSMD de Lyon depuis 2001 et au Conservatoire de Lausanne – Haute Ecole de Musique depuis 2005.

After receiving the highest laurels from the Conservatory of Music in Grenoble (France) where she studied piano with Christian Bernard, Sandra Chamoux attended the National Conservatory of Music in Geneva where she won First Prize in the Virtuoso Class of Harry Datyner.


She participated in several Master Classes with teachers from the French and Russian schools: Catherine Collard, Michel Beroff, Vlado Perlemuter, Michael Voskressensky and Yevgeni Malinin and is a graduate of the Busoni International Piano Competition in Italy.


Sandra Chamoux also dedicated herself to a teaching career and obtained the title of Professeur de Conservatoire in piano. In this context she participated in the development of a piano teaching method (Pianoland) and recorded five CDs published by Lemoine. She currently teaches piano at the Conservatoire de Musique in Grenoble and is invited each summer to give Master Classes at the International Academy of Nancy.


She combines her pedagogic interests with a concert career as recitalist and chamber musician in France and various other European countries as well as the United States.


She is co-founder of the Trio Athena with Philippe Tournier, violonist and concertmaster of the Savoy Countries Orchestra and Frédéric Bouaniche, cellist and conductor. The trio (with Miguel Rocha as cellist) has recorded a CD of chamber music from Debussy and Beethoven.


Two works were written specifically for the Trio Athena who gave their world premiere performances: "Requiem" by Jean-Claude Wolff and "Libertrio" by Claire Vazart. 


Sandra Chamoux also created the "sonata ostinato" dedicated to her by Claire Vazart.


In 2012, she co-founded the Liberquartet, specialising in the work of Astor Piazzolla, with Jean-Luc Manca, accordionist, Jean-Michel Danet, violonist and Olivier Destephany, bassist, with whom the quartet specializes.


More recently, she formed the Duo Wassily with violinist Sabine Debruyne. Sandra Chamoux regularly plays with cellist Hélène Dautry  with whom she is currently recording the complete works of Brahms and Schumann for piano and cello (Lyrinx). 


She is also member of Grenoble Museum’s “Music at the Museum” artistic management committee.