Nora Gubisch (born Paris, 1971) is a French operatic mezzo-soprano.She is married to the pianist and conductor Alain Altinoglu.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of 105 square kilometres and an official estimated population of 2,140,526 residents as of 1 January 2019. Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe's major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts.
A mezzo-soprano or mezzo (, ; Italian: [ˈmɛddzo soˈpraːno] meaning "half soprano") is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the soprano and the contralto voice types. The mezzo-soprano's vocal range usually extends from the A below middle C to the A two octaves above (i.e. A3–A5 in scientific pitch notation, where middle C = C4; 220–880 Hz). In the lower and upper extremes, some mezzo-sopranos may extend down to the F below middle C (F3, 175 Hz) and as high as "high C" (C6, 1047 Hz). The mezzo-soprano voice type is generally divided into the coloratura, lyric, and dramatic mezzo-soprano.
Alain Altinoglu is a French conductor of Armenian descent. Born in Paris, into an Armenian family who were originally from Istanbul, Altinoglu studied music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris. After finishing his studies at the conservatory, he joined the school's faculty and became director of the conducting class there in 2014.
Jules Émile Frédéric Massenet was a French composer of the Romantic era best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty. The two most frequently staged are Manon (1884) and Werther (1892). He also composed oratorios, ballets, orchestral works, incidental music, piano pieces, songs and other music.
Joseph Maurice Ravel was a French composer, pianist and conductor. He is often associated with impressionism along with his elder contemporary Claude Debussy, although both composers rejected the term. In the 1920s and 1930s Ravel was internationally regarded as France's greatest living composer.
Eugène Marie Henri Fouques Duparc was a French composer of the late Romantic period.
Philippe Manoury is a French composer.
Sandrine Piau is a French soprano. She is particularly renowned in Baroque repertoire although also excels in Romantic and Modernist lieder and mélodies. She has the versatility to perform works from Vivaldi, Handel, Rameau to Schumann, Debussy, and Poulenc. She has made numerous studio recordings, primarily with Harmonia Mundi, Naïve, and Alpha since 2018.
Raphaël Sévère is a French clarinettist.
The Diapason d'Or is a recommendation of outstanding (mostly) classical music recordings given by reviewers of Diapason magazine in France, broadly equivalent to "Editor's Choice", "Disc of the Month" in the British Gramophone magazine.
Thierry Escaich, is a French organist and composer.
Stéphan Aubé is a French Music video director for classical music and pianist.
Giovanni Bellucci is an Italian pianist. After having inadvertently discovered the piano, when he was already fourteen, he started studying at the ‘S. Cecilia’ Conservatoire in Rome under the direction of Franco Medori. After having taken his degree summa cum laude and honourable mention, he was awarded a "Master" at the Accademia Pianistica in Imola. As a result he could subsequently claim amongst his contacts artists of the stature of Paul Badura-Skoda, Alfred Brendel, Murray Perahia and Maurizio Pollini.
Romain Descharmes is a French classical pianist.
Jean-Baptiste Robin is a French composer and organist.
Jean-Christophe Keck is a French musicologist and conductor, born in Briançon, in 1964. He is particularly noted as a specialist in the works of Jacques Offenbach, and is the director of the complete critical edition in progress, named after both, Offenbach Edition Keck (OEK).
Gérard Pesson is a French composer. Pesson studied musicology at the Sorbonne and is the composer of a number of award-winning works.
Stéphane Héaume is a French novelist. He also writes texts for composers of classical music. After several years spent in Cameroun and New York, he now lives in Paris.
La Courte Paille, FP 178, is a set of seven songs for voice and piano, composed in 1960 by Francis Poulenc on poems by Maurice Carême. The duration of the work is about 8 minutes.
Sylvie Oussenko is a contemporary French mezzo-soprano and writer.
Claire Désert is a French classical pianist.
Marie Devellereau, is a French light lyric operatic soprano.
Alain Bernaud is a French composer.
Gérard Condé is a French composer and music critic.
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