Bourgie Hall presents

Pierre Génisson

In this emotionally charged program featuring German musical works, French virtuoso Pierre Génisson, hailed as a true poet of the clarinet, will perform Brahms’ Quintet for Clarinet and Strings with the musicians of the Orchestre Métropolitain, preceded by Emilie Mayer’s vibrant and subtle String Quartet in G minor.

Pierre Génisson, clarinet

Clarinetist Pierre Génisson is one of the most renowned representatives of the French wind school.

Rewarded in 2018 by the “Cino del Duca” Prize awarded by the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institut de France, Pierre Génisson is also the winner of prestigious international competitions such as the Carl Nielsen International Competition, the Jacques Lancelot International Competition of Tokyo as well as the Banque Populaire, Safran, and “Musique et Vin au clos Vougeot” foundations.

Génisson trained at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris with Michel Arrignon for clarinet, and Claire Désert, Amy Flammer and Jean Sulem for chamber music. After having obtained the first prizes unanimously in these two disciplines, he went to perfect his skills at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles with Yehuda Gilad where he obtained an Artist Diploma.

A fervent defender of today’s music, Génisson promotes French music abroad and collaborates with many composers, including Tristan Murail, Thierry Escaich, Eric Montalbetti, Karol Beffa and Eric Tanguy, to whom he is dedicated. of several concerti and chamber music pieces.

Musicians of the Orchestre Métropolitain
Ryan Truby, violin
Lyne Allard, violin
Pierre Tourville, viola
Agnès Langlois, cello

BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115
Emilie MAYER Quartet in G minor, Op. 14

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 7:30pm
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