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Quatuor Lumière Win Competition

The Wigmore Hall Quartet Competition in London is perhaps one of the most prestigious international competition of its kind. It is therefore with great pride that we announce that IMMA’s Quatuor Lumière has won the 2015 ‘ Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland Prize’, recognising their youth and talent. After Prizes in Lugano and Salzburg, the Quatuor Lumière is making IMMA proud. Bravo to David Guéran, Andriy Ostapchuk, Valentyna Pryshlyak and Greg Tüske!!

Posted on: May 4th, 2015

Les concerts d’abonnement

Depuis l’arrivée de l’International Menuhin Music Academy (IMMA) à Coppet en 2010, ses musiciens se sont produits régulièrement dans la région pour un public de plus en plus nom­breux et conquis. L’un des objectifs principaux  de l’enseignement de l’IMMA est de permettre aux élèves de se familiariser à la discipline de jouer en Orchestre et de jouer en public.  Ils forment un orchestre de chambre, les “ Solistes de l’Académie Menuhin” qui se produit en Suisse et dans le monde entier et y participer fait partie intégrante de leur formation. Cet ensemble a acquis, au cours des années, une réputation d’excellence et un prestige inégalé.

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Posted on: May 2nd, 2015

Rehearsing for London Competition

Magical evening on March 23 for our Quatuor Lumière at Jean-Pierre and Patricia Slavic’s Château de Choisi: They presented part of the program which they would compete with at the Wigmore Hall Competition in London. Quartets of Haydn, Beethoven, Prokofiev and Mendelssohn. Piazzolla as an encore. Enchanted public and IMMA ready to shine in London. Bravo!

Posted on: April 27th, 2015

Concert for the Saanen Circle of Friends

On March 13, one of the most awaited event in the IMMA students’ calendar took place: a concert for the Saanen Circle of Friends of the Academy. It was performed at the Saanen Church, a historic venue for IMMA’s concerts for the last 38 years which was introduced by Urs von Grünigen, Vice President of the Academy and President of the Saanen Circle of Friends of IMMA. There was a beautiful and original program consisting of Boccherini, Vivaldi, Paganini, Szymanowski, Ponce, Gade and Skoryk and once again an enchanted public!

Posted on: April 27th, 2015

Guest Teacher Gyorgy Pauk

The great Gyorgy Pauk, senior violin teacher at the Royal Academy of Music, was guest teaching at IMMA the 6-8 March. He owed to Menuhin the right to come to England after escaping Hungary in the 1950s. A way to say thank you and to enlighten our students with his extraordinary pedagogy. A rare and inspiring treat for all IMMA students.

Posted on: April 27th, 2015

IMMA Concert Victoria Hall

In the first part IMMA played Tchaïkovski- Souvenir de Florence Op.70 (arrangement for strings by Alberto Lysy) resulting in a loud and long ovation by an enchanted public. The second part consisted of solos from Maxima Sitarz (Comparista- G.M Rodriguez), Andrei Stanciu (Violen Tango- Piazolla), David Guéran ( El Choko- G.M. Rodriguez), all loudly applauded by the public!

Posted on: April 27th, 2015