Paris Chamber Orchestra Hosts Younger Girls Composers Academy

Clara Olivares, inventive crew member of the Younger Girls Composers Academy (Picture courtesy: Orchestre de chambre de Paris)


Because the creator of the Paris Play-Direct Academy, the Orchestre de chambre de Paris (OCP) just lately launched its new composers academy for the 2021-2022 season and past.

The chosen rising artists for the present version of the academy are Ana Meunier, Farnaz Modarresifar, Selim Jeon, and Haeun Choi

Having already had accomplished the academy’s numerous applications and workshops, the 4 younger artists will showcase every of their miniature compositions for ten musicians on the Philharmonie de Paris live performance corridor on April 22, 2022.

The Fb submit under by the OCP appears again on the progress every of the younger composers has made. The video is offered with subtitles in numerous languages.



In the intervening time, ladies nonetheless characterize a small minority of composers. OCP collaborated with composers Thomas Lacôte and Clara Olivares to resolve this disparity by dedicating the academy to younger feminine musicians who’ve monumental potential however require alternatives to make them recognized. 

Aimed toward these originally of their careers from the conservatories in Paris and Île-de-France, the multi-year academy nurtures helps these aspiring composers develop their expertise in writing for orchestra. 

Throughout the 2 years of the academy, they are going to have interaction in writing workshops for every household of devices inside an orchestra. OCP’s musicians will even work with them to supply suggestions on their work.

Beneath the age of 30, the 4 rising artists had been auditioned and chosen from 15 candidates throughout music conservatories of the Île-de-France area. The choice panel comprised Lacôte and OCP’s solo violinist Deborah Nemtanu.

The rising composers are supervised by a creative crew comprising Olivares, Lacôte, and Lars Vogt, OCP’s musical director. On the finish of this system, every rising artist will obtain a fee for an orchestral piece to be carried out by the OCP and carried out by Vogt at Paris’s Théâtre du Châtelet.

“This authentic academy is a journey over an extended interval, an actual immersion inside the orchestra,” stated Lacôte within the press launch.

For additional data and extra concerning the 4 chosen candidates for the present version of the academy, click on right here.


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