Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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Neo Muyanga

The music of Neo Muyanga is part of South African singing history, an artistic practice strongly characterised by the fight against apartheid. As an emeritus composer as well as a renowned theorist, Neo Muyanga claims to be an activist who goes beyond the confines of his works and concerts.

Updated on 05/06/2020

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NGoné Fall

N'Goné Fall, the General Commissioner of the Africa2020 Season, wished to place this ambitious project under the banner of pan-Africanism and collective intelligence.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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Arthur B. Gillette

Founding member of the band Moriarty, the guitarist and composer Arthur B. Gillette has a taste for the open road and otherworldly landscapes. His melancholic universe, haunted by the legends of American music and literature, is music for daydreaming to.

Updated on 04/07/2019

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François-Xavier Roth

Having worked with many prestigious orchestras, François-Xavier Roth conducts, with an inspiring virtuosity, baroque pieces and contemporary creations. A portrait of one of the most inventive conductors of his generation.

Updated on 06/05/2019

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Emel Mathlouthi

An activist who is first and foremost a singer, Emel Mathlouthi is committed to the fight for personal freedom, human rights and women's rights, which she expresses in her rock-tinged songs.

Updated on 06/03/2020

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Yaron Herman

The extraordinary rise of the Franco-Israeli jazz pianist Yaron Herman has brought a breath of freshness and modernity to jazz without sacrificing the musicality of his compositions, which are meticulously executed with authentic virtuosity.

Updated on 27/03/2019

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Les Kapsber'girls

Les Kapsber'Girls: two singers and two instrumentalists, trained at the Lyon Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance and passionate about the music of the 17th and 18th centuries, which they perform in the hopes of updating it for modern tastes.

Published on 27/03/2019

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Noa

The enigmatic voice of Israeli singer Noa echoes around the world, spreading a call for peace between peoples. Portrait of a great lady.

Published on 01/05/2019

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Nabalüm

Nabalüm is a young Burkinabe Afro-Soul singer-songwriter with a smooth, delicate and enchanting voice. Her song "M'yamê" has been very successful in many countries.

Updated on 05/06/2019

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Jacques

An unusual artist who refuses to follow rules, in just a few years Jacques has established himself as one of the major figures in the contemporary French music scene, thanks to his hypnotic electro and pop music.

Updated on 17/06/2019

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Franck Médioni

For the centenary of Charlie Parker’s birth, a biography of the musician by Franck Médioni, one of the leading French jazz specialists, will be published by Fayard in February. After writing about Miles Davis and John Coltrane, the journalist travelled to New York to trace the life of Charlie Parker...

Updated on 10/02/2020

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Hadi Zeidan

Founder of the festival and label Beirut Electro Parade, the producer Hadi Zeidan weaves a musical canvas from his travels between France and Lebanon and a blend of classic records and contemporary electronic sounds. He describes his perspectives on musical creation, the Arab world and the West.

Published on 30/09/2019

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Quatuor Ébène

With a repertoire in which jazz sits alongside classical music, the Ébène Quartet has earned its reputation by playing around the globe and participating in many unexpected and prestigious collaborations. Their 20th anniversary and the 250-year anniversary of the death of Beethoven mark a new period...

Updated on 25/11/2019

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Anri Sala

Since he set out in the 1990s, Albanian artist Anri Sala has continually explored the links between image and sound. Through installations with particularly immersive scriptwriting, the artist creates clever combinations of timeframes to stimulate our senses.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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