Claire Désert

One of the most remarkable interpreters of her generation, Claire Désert entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris when she was just 14 years old. After studies with Ventsislav Yankoff and Jean Hubeau, she received premiers prix in piano and chamber music. After admission to the postgraduate cycle, …

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The Dessoff Choirs

The Dessoff Choirs is one of New York City’s leading choruses. Founded in 1924 by Margarete Dessoff, the group has a reputation for pioneering performances of choral works from the pre-Baroque era through the 21st century. The plural “s” in Choirs connotes the group’s 40-voice core, plus the Symphonic Choir …

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Joyce DiDonato

“Perhaps the most potent female singer of her generation” according to the New Yorker, 2012 Grammy Award Winner Joyce DiDonato entrances audiences and critics alike across the globe. With a voice “nothing less than 24-carat gold” as proclaimed by The Times, she is among the world’s most enchanting performers and …

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Yann Dubost

Born in Lyon (France), Yann Dubost began studying music with the violin, then the double bass. He studied with Philippe Guingouain and Bernard Cazauran, graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon, and joined the Orchestre de Paris in 2002, at the age of 19. He worked for …

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The Dufay Collective

The Dufay Collective was formed in 1987 to explore the rich and varied repertoire of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. During this time the group has performed at major festivals and toured throughout the world, receiving critical acclaim from Cairo to Carlisle. The group has made a series of highly …

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