53. Invitation Au Voyage: Marie-Laure Garnier & Célia Oneto Bensaid
21 October 2019, 13:05 - 13:55
Presented in association with the Académie Orsay-Royaumont and the Institut Français Royaume Uni
Marie-Laure Garnier returns to the Festival following a sensational performance of Debussy songs in 2018, this time with pianist Célia Oneto Bensaid. Their concert is under the banner of the Académie Orsay-Royaumont, a year-long course for exceptional young duos in a collaboration between the Fondation Royaumont and the Musée d’Orsay. They present songs of travel and adventure by Duparc, Poulenc and William Bolcom.
SopranoMarie-Laure Garnier began her artistic journey at a young age in French Guiana, learning flute, piano and organ before going on to study at the Maitrîse Choir of the Regional Academy of Paris. After graduating, she studied singing in Malcolm Walker’s class at the Paris Conservatoire and had masterclasses with Stephan Genz, Anne Le Bozec, Susan Manoff and many others. A dedicated recitalist, Marie-Laure has performed with pianist Célia Oneto Bensaid at the Paris Philharmonie, with the Republican Guard Orchestra at Th&eac... Read Full Biography
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