The Quintet Musicians
Encouraged by the great flutist Michel Debost, Yves Charpentier founded Le Concet Impromptu in 1989. He initiates projects with artists desirous to create new combinations on stage. Collector of paintings and fervent reader of contemporary poetry, he writes pieces to play solo or with Le Concert Impromptu.
• 1st prize Flute Virtuosity, Conservatoire Supérieur of Geneva, 1st appointed class of Jean-Claude Hermenjat.
Born in Prague, she was initiated to the oboe by Joseph vacek, oboe soloist and member of the National Prague Theater quintet. She graduated cum Laudae from the Musikhochschule of Kalsruhe in 2010. She was taught by Jacques Tys at the CNSMD of Paris in an ERASMUS exchange course. She was prize winner of the radio competition "Concertino Praga" of the Alvaro Gomez Foundation in 2007. She gave her first concet with the Concert Impromptu at the Festival de Grimaud in the spring 2010.
Trained with two contemporary figures of the clarinet, Armand Angster and Jacques di Donato, Jean-Christophe Murer also works with outstanding composers : Gilbert Amy, Pascal Dusapin, Philippe Manoury and Helmut Lachenmann; He felicitously arranged for Le Concert Impromptu musics of Abed Azrié, Claude Debussy or Gil Evans.
• National Diploma of Superior Music Studies of the CNSMD of Lyon
He played his first notes on a bassoon at the age of six in the class of Philippe Bertemont at the Conservatoire National de region of Caen. He obtained a unanimous first prize in bassoon and chamber music.
He then joined the class of Laurent Lefèvre at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris and after that the class of Gilbert Audin at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris where he gained his prize in 2008.
Very attached to the French School and the French bassoon, he plays solo in many French orchestras : L'Opus 14, L'Orchestre de la Cité Internationale, L'Orchestre de Caen, L'Orchestre d'Auvergne.