Rendez-vous Musical #75

The musicians in residence and Harriet Hale Woolley scholars are looking forward to seeing you in the Grand Salon on Sunday, December 12 for the last Rendez-vous Musical of this year. These concerts, which are an opportunity for the musicians to perform works they are studying or creating, are renowned for their open and friendly atmosphere. Members of audience, delighted to (re)discover classical, contemporary and new works, often stay behind to talk with the musicians. The musicians take great pleasure in these exchanges, always speaking about music and their specific disciplines with great passion.

At the end of the concert, you will be given a final opportunity to discover the Géométrie Variable : Segments of America exhibition (please sign up in advance).

Practical Information

Date : Decembre 12 | Time : 5pm | Facebook Event
Covid : Please respect the general physical distancing guidelines. Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance. According to the latest announcements, you will be asked to present your COVID Certificate or a negative PCR test taken within the last 24h.

Free Reservation

Please sign up by 5:30pm on Friday, December 10.
If you were not able to reserve on time, you may come on the day and we will leave you in based on the number of free seats/no shows.


Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) 
Dhyani Heath, violin
Kristoffer Gylling, piano

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) 
Cantique Op. 77
Dhyani Heath, violin
Kristoffer Gylling, piano

Grazyna Bacewicz (1909-1969) 
Violin Sonata no. 4
I. Moderato
II. Andante ma non troppo
III. Scherzo. Molto vivace
IV. Finale. Con passionne
Dhyani Heath, violin
Kristoffer Gylling, piano

Wolfang A. Mozart (1756-1791) 
Idomeneo: Quando avran’ fine omai… Padre, germani, addio!
Solange Adamson, soprano
Kristoffer Gylling, Piano

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) 
Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier
Solange Adamson, soprano
Kristoffer Gylling, Piano

To finish, some songs
I’m in the mood for love – Julie London
Chim Chim Cheree – Sherman brothers
Kiss From a Rose – Seal
Desert Rose – Sting
Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
Alessandra Gianino, voice et piano

Resident Musicians

Canadian lyric soprano, Solange Adamson combines her background in research and performance to bring to life the works of historical female composers. A current Harriet Hale Woolley scholar, she is using this year to study and perform Catherine ou la Belle Fermière, a one-woman opera by Julie Candeille, performed by her to great acclaim during the French Revolution. Since moving to Paris, Solange has performed regularly in concerts at the Fondation des États-Unis and Salle Cortot. Most recently, she performed at the Vienna Volksliedwerk and Festival Centenaire des Écoles d’Arts Américaines de Fontainebleau. With Opera UCLA, Solange created the roles of Sor Andrea in Carla Lucero’s opera Juana, and the Queen in Nicki Sohn’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. Among other roles, she has portrayed the Abbess in Puccini’s Suor Angelica with the Center for Opera Studies in Italy, Dardano in Handel’s Amadigi with Opera UCLA, and prepared the role of Michaela in Carmen at Ecole Normale de Musique. Solange has graduate degrees from École Normale de Musique de Paris and UCLA where she studied with Olga Toporkova and Vladimir Chernov.

Alessandra Gianino is a singer and pianist with styles ranging from pop to musical theatre and jazz. She has toured with various groupes (The Hundred Voices of Gospel, The SoCal VoCals a cappella) and has performed at notable venues including the Palais des Sports, the Beacon Theatre, Universal Studios, and the White House. She currently performs in Paris with a rock band and as a solo artist.

Born in 1994 in New York, the Javanese-American violonist Dhyani Dharmawati Heath has given recitals in France, USA, Canada, Austria and the UK. She has performed as soloist with the American Romantics in 2017 and 2018, as well as with the Galega chamber orchestra in 2016. Having studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and as a scholarship recipient at the Yale School of Music, she is completing her studies in Paris as a Harriet Hale Woolley scholar, in the artist diploma program at the CNSMDP.

Guest Musicians

Born in 1994 in Helsinki, Kristoffer Mikael Gylling started piano at age 4 with Meri Louhos, a renowned pedagogue in Finland. Since age 6, he also took classes with Svetlana Izmailova, a professor from Saint-Petersburg, who would teach him for more than 12 years. In 2013, Kristoffer entered the class of Prof. Hamsa Juris at the Helsinki University of Arts. Two years later, he was received by the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris into the class of Prof. Michél Béroff. In 2018 he obtained two Bachelor degrees in piano with distinction: from Helsinki and Paris. He completed his Masters degree at the CNSMDP in 2020 under the tutelage of Prof. Marie-Josèphe Jude and her assistant Prisca Benoît. Kristoffer is first prize winner of the Chopin Competition is Estonia 2008, special prize winner for the best interpretation of a contemporary piece at the Nordic Piano Competition 2014, he obtained the 5th prize at the Concours international de piano de Lyon 2019, and the Medal of the city of Epinal at the Concours international de piano d’Epinal 2019. In Paris, Mr. Gylling played at the Festival Chopin de Bagatelle, and at Radio France.


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