Strauss, Françaix, Poulenc : Woodwind Chamber Music Ensemble Ouranos & Guillaume Vincent

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Album-Release:
2021

HRA-Release:
24.09.2021

Label: NoMadMusic

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Chamber Music

Artist: Ensemble Ouranos & Guillaume Vincent

Composer: Richard Strauss (1864–1949), Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), Jean Françaix (1912-1997)

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  • Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949):
  • 1Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel lustige Streiche, Op. 28 (Arr. David Carp)16:51
  • Jean Francaix (1912 - 1997): L'Heure du berger:
  • 2Francaix: L'Heure du berger: I. Les vieux beaux02:30
  • 3Francaix: L'Heure du berger: II. Pin-up girls02:22
  • 4Francaix: L'Heure du berger: III. Les petits nerveux03:08
  • Quintette à vent No. 1:
  • 5Francaix: Quintette à vent No. 1: I. Andante tranquillo - Allegro assai04:01
  • 6Francaix: Quintette à vent No. 1: II. Presto05:13
  • 7Francaix: Quintette à vent No. 1: III. Thème et variations07:39
  • 8Francaix: Quintette à vent No. 1: IV. Tempo di marcia francese04:19
  • Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963): Sextuor pour quintette à vent et piano, FP 100:
  • 9Poulenc: Sextuor pour quintette à vent et piano, FP 100: I. Allegro vivace08:15
  • 10Poulenc: Sextuor pour quintette à vent et piano, FP 100: II. Divertissement04:35
  • 11Poulenc: Sextuor pour quintette à vent et piano, FP 100: III. Finale06:08
  • Total Runtime01:05:01

Info for Strauss, Françaix, Poulenc : Woodwind Chamber Music



After a critically acclaimed first album, the Ouranos Ensemble returns to the recording studio with pianist Guillaume Vincent.

This mischievous album brings together masterpieces by Strauss, Poulenc and Françaix, and reveals the virtuosity of wind instruments through a thousand musical antics.

A seductive program, carried with mastery by one of the most distinguished ensembles of recent years!

Guillaume Vincent, piano
Ensemble Ouranos



Guillaume Vincent
was born in 1991 in Annecy. He began studying piano at age 7 and gave his first solo recitals and concertos with orchestra at the age of 10 years. At 13 he entered the National Conservatory of Paris to get out in 18 years with a Master of piano and at 19 with a degree of 3rd cycle of Performing Artist.

Drouet Bourgois – Price in 2006, First Prize in the Leipzig ” Young Concert Artists” competition in 2008, Ravel Academy Award and Award of the Mélomanes de la Côte Sud in St. Jean de Luz in 2009, Marguerite Long – Jacques Thibaud competition Third Prize, SACEM Prize, Lacroix Foundation Prize and French National Orchestra Prize in 2009 , First Prize “Youth” Adilia Alieva competition in 2010 and “Professional” in 2016 , classic Revelation ADAMI in 2010, Young Talent Award in 2011, Safran Foundation for Music Prize in 2012, 2013 winner of the Banque Populaire Foundation , he was appointed in 2014 Instrumental Soloist Revelation at the Victoires de la Musique Classique.

He performed as a soloist on the most prestigious stages such as the Tokyo Suntory Hall, the Barbican Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Palace of Arts in Budapest, Opera House Qatar in Doha, the Simón Bolívar Hall in Caracas, the Grand Theatre in Tianjin, the Concert Hall Plantation in Beijing, the Opera Teheran … Moreover, he multiplies collaborations with orchestras including the Orchestra of the Frankfurt Radio, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Budapest, the Ensemble orchestral of Kanazawa, theKanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Bordeaux, the Lamoureux Orchestra, the National Orchestra Capitole of Toulouse, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Qatar, the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar, the Lille National Orchestra, the Alliance Orchestra… He worked with conductors such as Marc Minkowski, Tugan Sokhiev, Seikyo Kim, Fayçal Karoui, Olari Elts, Joshua Dos Santos, Joshua Weilerstein, Mihhail Gerts, Pejman Memarzadeh.

His chamber music partners include Augustin Dumay , Renaud Capuçon , Jérôme Pernoo, Alexandra Soumm , Deborah Nemtanu , Antoine Tamestit , Lise Berthaud , Adrien Lamarca , Edgar Moreau, Yan Levionnois , Bruno Philippe, Jean-François Heisser, David Kadouch, Jonas Vitaud, Adam Laloum, Ishmael Margain, Guillaume Bellom , Paul Meyer, Michel Lethiec, Sabine Devieilhe , Caroline Casadesus , the Ardeo, Zaide,Varese, Hermes and Arod Quartets, the Initium Ensemble and Aedes Choir.

He is regularly invited by many festivals in France including the Lille Piano Festival, the Festival Piano aux Jacobins in Toulouse, the Chopin Festival in Paris , the Piano Festival en Valois in Angouleme , the Piano Festival in Saintonge , the Easter Festival and musical August in Deauville, the International Classical Piano Festival in Biarritz , the Musical Festival Grands Crus and the Spirit of Piano in Bordeaux, the Saint -Cosme musical Spring , the Nohant Chopin Festival , Folle Journée de Nantes , Roque d’Anthéron , Pont -Croix Festival, the Musical Fauré, the Ré Majeure Festival, etc.

His first recording, devoted to Rachmaninov Preludes, was released in November 2012 by Naïve. The Warner Classics CD made with Camille and Julie Berthollet is Gold Record in 2015. A second Warner Classics CD with Camille and Julie Berthollet was released in October 2016 and a CD made with violinist Virgil Boutellis-Taft, “Entre Orient et Occident” under the Evidence Classics label.

The Ensemble Ouranos
was founded in 2014 at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris. Each of its members has been individually rewarded in international competitions, and they have collaborated with some of the best players of their generation.

In April 2017, the ensemble won the First Prize, the Audience Prize, the Internet Prize, and the Bullukian Prize at the 13th Lyon International Competition for Chamber Music.

Resident Artist at the Fondation Singer-Polignac in Paris since 2014, the Ensemble Ouranos has also performed in prestigious venues such as the Théatre des Champs Elysées in Paris, the Opera of Lyon, and the Théâtre du Casino in Deauville. The ensemble has shared the stage with renowned artists including Renaud Capuçon, Nicholas Angelich, Bertrand Chamayou, François Salque, Bruno Philippe, and The Hermes Quartet. In 2018, Ensemble Ouranos recorded its first album, produced by NoMad Music and featuring works by Dvorak, Ligeti and Nielsen.

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