Violinist / Conductor
Captivating audiences with his performances, his charisma and his amazing virtuosity, Frédéric Moreau is regularly invited to many festivals, in prestigious concert halls around the world and has become one of the most prolific French artists of his generation with over one hundred concerts as soloist each year.
Frédéric Moreau is a laureate of numerous international competitions and started his solo career at the age of eighteen. He is a first prize winner of violin and chamber music, and is a “3ème cycle" graduate of the most selective soloist programme at the French National Conservatory of Music in Paris (Master and PhD). He has studied violin with masters such as Jean Fournier, Michèle Auclair, Régis Pasquier, Tibor Varga, Yehudi Menuhin...
He is musical director and soloist of the prestigious chamber orchestra "Les Violons de France" for whom he has arranged numerous works placing the virtuoso violin centre stage. With his eclectic tastes, Frédéric Moreau has approached all styles of music and brings to life the violin repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary. In addition, he is a fervent promotor of the music of the most charismatic virtuoso violinist of all time: Niccolò Paganini, whose magic he loves reproduce for the public. Frédéric Moreau is also passionate about chamber music and is a member of the Perpetuo Duo, the Solstice Trio and the Goldoni Quartet. He has played with partners such as Nicholas Angelich, Francois Leleux, Roland Pidoux... His teaching expertise and passion for music are demonstrated by the master-classes he holds around the world.
Frédéric Moreau regularly tours in France, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Ukraine... and performs as soloist with numerous orchestras including the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Kiev National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Ile de France Philharmonic Orchestra...
He has made numerous recordings, including: Beethoven's violin concerto with the Munich Symphony Orchestra; a disc entitled "Hommage à l'Europe" which was nominated for best classical music recording at the "Victoires de la Musique" in 2000; a "Virtuosity" disc (including works by Paganini, Sarasate, Bazzini, Saint-Saëns...); a disc of Vivaldi's Four Seasons; a violin & harp disc (Duo Perpetuo) with Béatrice Guillermin; a DVD with the "Solstice Trio" (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov).
Frédéric Moreau has the privilege of playing a 1749 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin.
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Antonio Roig Tarros
Cello Coach / Conductor
Cellist Antonio Roig began his musical education in his born town Carlet, at the Perfecto Garcia Chornet Conservatory. After, he continued at the Conservatory Superior of Music in Castellón under de guidance of Prof. Manuel Santapau and Prof. José Enrique Bouché where he graduated his Bachelor degree with Honors. In his early cello career, he was selected to participate at the Mstislav Rostropovich cello Masterclasses in València, Spain.
Invited personally by Netherlands Chamber Orchestra principal Herre-Jan Stegenga, with the support and full scholarship from IberCaja Bank Foundation, Antonio moved to Holland where he completed his second Bachelor degree at CODARTS University for the Arts. He obtained his Master's degree in cello performance at ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Arnhem, Holland, where he was elected the most outstanding student under the
tutelage of prestigious cellist Jeroen Reuling. While in Europe, he had chance to work with cellists such as Gavriel Lipkind, Lluis Claret, Patrick Demenga, Anner Bylsma, Gary Hoffman, Leonid Gorokhov, D. Marçal Cervera, Andreas Greger and more.
Antonio is also a devoted chamber music artist. In 2012, together with his Hammerstein Piano Trio colleges, he moved to Hannover, Germany. He studied Chamber Music Master at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien under the supervision of Ulf Schneider (Jean Paul Trio), Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet) and the virtuoso pianist Prof. Markus Becker. Same year, he was invited with full-tuition scholarships at the St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) Seminar at Stanford University, San Francisco, USA and at the Piano Trio Masterclasses in Académie Musicale de Villecroze with Prof. Menahem Pressler (Beaux Arts Trio) in Nice, France.
His interest in chamber music has led him to study with well renowned artist such as Antonio Meneses (Beaux Arts Trio), Emanuel Ax (Juilliard School), Gordan Nikolic (London Symphony Orchestra), Igor Gruppman (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra), Eberhard Feltz (Hanns Eisler Berlin), Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartet) and more.
Antonio has been honored in numerous national and international competitions, including the first prize at the "I Concurs Internacional de Música de Càmbra de Montserrat" (Spain), first prize at the "XV Concurs Internacional de Música de Càmbra Ciutat de Vinaròs" (Spain), first price at "Concurso de Cellos del Conservatorio Salvador Seguí" (Spain), first prize at "Hannoversche Börse der Musiktalente" (Germany), Stipendiat at "Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now" and works regularly for the Spanish National Radio (RTVE) and the Juan March Foundation in Madrid.
He has performed with several orchestras in USA, Europe and Asia and has been member of orchestras such as OSB, OFUV, JORVAL, JOSC, OJRM, Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra, Orquestra Simfonica de Castelló, Codarts Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Ensemble, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and perform regularly with The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
He had worked with great conductors such as Joaquín Achúcarro, Enrique García Asensio, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Valery Gergiev, Daniel Barenboim, Jaap van Zweden, among others. At the moment he continues his solo, chamber music and orchestral career in Asia.
He is the founder and Artistic Director of the non-profit organization under section 88, called Chamber Music for Life Hong Kong.
Antonio plays an instrument made by Claude Lebet, Cremona-Rome fecit anno 2003.