Trio a cordes francais Vol.1: Mozart | Doremi DHR80914

Trio a cordes francais Vol.1: Mozart


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Label: Doremi

Cat No: DHR80914

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 4

Release Date: 27th September 2019



The Trio à cordes français was founded in 1959 by violinist Gérard Jarry (1936-2004), violist Serge Collot (1923-2015), and cellist Michel Tournus (1922-2006), and was active for over thirty years. They toured the world and made many notable recordings.

At the age of fourteen, Gérard Jarry  gained a Premier Grand Prix at the 1951 Concours Long-Thibaud. In addition to his many years performing with the Trio, he was concertmaster of the Orchestre de Chambre Jean-François Paillard, and a noted soloist. He was also a professor of violin at the Conservatoire de Paris.

Serge Collot studied at the Conservatoire de Paris and graduated with a Premier Prix in 1944. He had a long and distinguished career as a chamber musician. In addition to his long tenure with the Trio, he was a member of several quartets - the Parrenin, the Radiodiffusion Française, and the Bernède. Like Jarry, he was professor of viola at Conservatoire de Paris for many years.

Michel Tournus gained Premiers Prix in cello and chamber music from the Conservatoire de Paris. Like his colleagues, he was also a member of several other chamber ensembles, including the Quatuor Indig and the Octuor de Paris. Like Collot, he was first cello with the Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Paris. Active as a teacher at the Conservatoire de Musique de Versailles, and was the author of a cello method.

Trio à cordes français:
- Gérard Jarry (violin)
- Serge Collot (viola)
- Michel Tournus (cello)

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