Classique vous avez dit classique : Ariane Matiakh, conductor, for her new CD ” Concertos for piano by Zara Levina”

A radio program hosted by Laure Schnapper every two Wednesday on Judaïques FM

Classique vous avez dit classique – March 15, 2017, Judaïques FM (94,8)


Laure Schnapper invites Ariane Matiakh, conductor, for the recent release of her new CD ” Concertos for piano by Zara Levina“, composer born in 1906, in Ukraine and who passed away in 1976, CD recorded with the symphonic orchestra of Berlin’s radio. Ariane Matiakh will explain in particular how this project was born.

Laure Schnapper is a musicologist in the G. Simmel Centre in EHESS university where she teaches. She is also president of the European Institute for Jewish Music.
After the publication of her PhD, L’ostinato, procédé musical universel (Champion, 1998), she wrote many articles about music in France in the 19th century, as well as a book on Henri Herz, magnat du piano. La vie musicale en France au XIXe siècle (Editions de l’EHESS, 2011), which received the Prix des Muses award. She also dedicated several articles on “degenerated” music, to the exiled composer Joseph Kosma, and to the composer Fernand Halphen (1872-1917).
In 2017, she directed the publication of the book Du salon au front. Fernand Halphen (1872-1917), compositeur, mécène et chef de musique militaire at the Hermann editions.

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