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Manuel SOLANS,

Manuel SOLANS

Violin
Of Spanish origin, Manuel discovers the violin SOLANS the age of six. early graduate of the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris, he began his career at the age of fifteen years in the Ensemble Instrumental de Provence. It will subsequently called to join the Ensemble Instrumental de France, all Ars Nova where yet International set of Paris (solo violin), and as second soloist in the orchestra Symphony Winter Festival of Jerusalem under the direction of Lorin Maazel and Yoel Levy (1994).
His professional experience then enriched through contact such prestigious musicians including Mr. Rostropovich, Z. Mehta, P. Domingo, N. Yepes, N. Freire, but also P. Mauriat, M.Solal, D. Humair, S . Gadd, M. Legrand. at festivals and concert tours throughout Europe, Israel, Japan, China, Korea, South Pacific. An eclectic musician, he uses his many trips to discover enthusiastically instruments and musical traditions of these countries. During a tour in Japan, he met Mieko Miyazaki, from which he seeks advice to learn about Japanese music. From this meeting was born the idea of ​​a formation around the koto. It is therefore natural that in addition to a career as a soloist and chamber musician he became the co-founder with Mieko Miyazaki (Koto) and Bruno Maurice (Accordion) TRIO MIYAZAKI, together with a repertoire explores soundscapes music as well World, improvisation than contemporary art.
Renowned pedagogue, Manuel Solans was formed with the famous Dominique Hoppenot. It now transmits this precious heritage in the High Conservatoire National de Lyon, the Conservatory of Bordeaux, Aquitaine CEFEDEM, and on the occasion of Masterclasses in France and abroad. His students regularly distinguished by international awards, diplomas state of the French Ministry of Culture where integrating schools and prestigious orchestral ensembles as the Berlin Musikhoschule the National Conservatories of Paris and Lyon, the orchestra of the Opera Bastille Paris, the orchestra of the Teatro Liceu in Barcelona etc.