Special programs

De Venise à Venise, Itinéraire d'un violon gâté

 

As any virtuose violinist, Amanda Favier has looked for the roots of her violin, made in Venezia in 1723 by the famous luthier Matteo Goffriler. Amanda proposes a musical journey through history  and all over Europe to tell us the story of one main charachter: her violin.

Indeed this very special instrument has crossed the musical path of Bach, Paganini, Joachim, Ysaye, Kreisler, Kirchner, Bacri...until Amanda Favier has finally discovered it.

 

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Les virtuoses italiens

 

Born from the collaboration of Amanda Favier with the DIjon-Bourgogne orchestra, "Les Virtuoses Italiens" has been created for a tour in 2013.

Amanda is deeply attached to Italy and has been awarded several prizes for her virtuose interpretation of Vivaldi' concerti. She wanted to share her love of Bel Canto and lyrical language of Italian composers. Indeed they have composed pieces to get the violin to sing and also display its incredible ressources.

In addiiton to her solist performance, Amanda also conducts the orchestra and proposes an approach closer to chamber music than accompaniement

 

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Le Violon et l'Opéra 

 

The tessitura of violin is very often compared to the human voice specially when it reaches hign notes reminding us outstanding performances of famous spranos… A lot of composers and virtuoses have proposed enchanting transcriptions of Opera masterpieces.  … Amanda Favier has created a concert-spectacle to propose classics of the Opera repertoire (Bizet, Verdi, Massenet...) with her string quintet or sextuor.

 

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Les Quatre Saisons de Vivaldi 

 

 

Between Amanda and Antonio Vivaldi's Op.8, it is a longstanding love story! After hundreds of concerts and an awarded recording, this outstanding interpretation of the Four Seasons is proposed within a small group of musicians and can be combined with the reciting performance of an actor .

 

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Un voyage en Russie

 

Amanda Favier, Armine Varvarian, Brigitte Fossey...Three lovers of the Slavonic soul are proposing a virtuose and moving programs through musical and poetic masterpieces .

 

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