Repertoire[s] & Collaboration

Gavin Bryars, Gilles Dumoulin, Joël Suhubiette © Marc Khanne
Gavin Bryars, Gilles Dumoulin, Joël Suhubiette © Marc Khanne

Creations

They have written for the Percussions Claviers de Lyon:

Ali N. ASKIN
John CAGE
Jacques CASTEREDE
Joanne C
Jean-François ESTAGER
Moritz EGGERT
Denis FARGETON
Eric FISHER
Graham FITKIN
Gérard GASTINEL
Bruno GINER
Claude GIOT
Percy Aldridge GRAINGER
Chris HUNG
Mauricio KAGEL
Lan-Chee LAM
Philippe LAVERGNE
Igor LESNIK
David LOEB
Jacques LOUSSIER
Loïc MALLIE
Marc MELLITS
Thierry DE MEY
Sergio MENOZZI
Andy PAPE
Steve REICH
Yoshihisa TAÏRA
Rich O’MEARA
Robert PASCAL
Thierry PÉCOU
Arnaud PETIT
Gilles RACOT
Yi XU
Tsung-Hsien YANG
Xiao-Fu ZHANG
Emil RICHARDS
Pauli I SANDAGEROI
Emmanuel SÉJOURNÉ
Julie Arlene SPENCER
Albert TOVI
Denis VINZANT
Alain WEBER
Denis BADAULT
Gavin BRYARS
Patrick BURGAN
François NARBONI
Jesper NORDIN
Gabriela ORTIZ

Repertoire[s]

Their music works have been transcribed for the Percussions Claviers de Lyon:

Leroy ANDERSON
Dean BOTTORF
Harry BREUER
Gus CHANDLER – Bert WHITE – Henry COHEN
Ruperto CHAPI
Béla BARTÓK
Leonard BERNSTEIN
Chico BUARQUE
Dmitri CHOSTAKOVITCH
Chick COREA
Joseph M. DALY
Claude DEBUSSY
Leo DELIBES
Paul DUKAS
François DUPIN
Johann Christian FISCHER
Pietro FROSINI
Giovanni GABRIELI
Byron GAY
George GERSHWIN
Jay GRAYDON – David FOSTER
Ted GROUYA
Joe HISAICHI
Antonio Carlos JOBIM
Charles JOHNSON
Michel JONASZ
Scott JOPLIN
Pascal KINADJIAN
Darius MILHAUD
Alan MENKEN
Olivier MESSIAEN
Thelonious MONK
Gabriela ORTIZ
Jeff PENDERS
Baden POWELL
Cole PORTER
Sergei PROKOFIEV
Alfred REED
Maurice RAVEL
Nikolai RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Roger ROGER
Albert ROUSSEL
Erik SATIE
Émilie SIMON
Camille SAUVAGE
Igor STRAVINSKY
Jule STYNE
Heitor VILLA-LOBOS
Franck ZAPPA

International collaborations

2019 Ravel transatlantic tour in the United States and Canada

In addition to concerts with pianist Hélène Tysman: residency at the Lycée Français de New York and master classes in four universities.

  • Video – Lycée Français de New-York – with English Subtitles

2018 Calamity/Billy: a France-Netherlands co-production

Musical performance directed by Jean Lacornerie with singers Bertrand Belin and Claron McFadden. Coproduction Muziek transparant (Antwerp), Operadagen (Rotterdam), Théâtre de la Croix-Rousse, Théâtre de la Renaissance, Maison de la Culture de Bourges, Concertgebouw Bruges.

2015-2016 Collaboration with Sixtrum Ensemble (Montreal)

Batèches, a concert dedicated to Gaston Miron, French Canadian poet. Music by composer Patrick Burgan for the two percussion ensembles. Performances in France and Quebec.

2014 France-China/Hong Kong Educational Cooperation

Supervision of a percussion academy in Hong Kong at the Baptist University; premieres of two Chinese composers, The Sea by Jun Chen Yan, and Vibrant City by Chris Hung.

2012 Collaboration with Ensemble Variances

Programme Mexico se pone de Fiesta! including new pieces by Gabriela Ortiz and Thierry Pécou for the two ensembles. Concerts performed at the Opéra de Rouen, the Opéra-Théâtre de Saint-Etienne, the Arsenal de Metz, the Lyon Auditorium, in Mexico DF and the International Cervantino Festival.

2011-2015 Collaboration with the International Festival Chorus (China)

Coproduction of Dao by Chinese composer He Shaoing for a singing soloist, five percussionists and mixed choir, conducted by Nicholas Smith. Performances at the Forbidden City Concert Hall, the Festival Croisements (Shanghai) and the Musée des Confluences (Lyon).

2011 Collaboration with the Forum Music Ensemble (Taiwan)

Commissions to French composer Francois Narboni and Taiwanese composer Tsung-Hsien Yang for both ensembles. Legends was performed at the National Theatre of Taipei, the Kaohsiung Auditorium, and in three venues in France.

Overview

Calamity/Billy (2018)
Directed by Jean Lacornerie
Commission to English composer Gavin Bryars, and with the music of Ben Johnston
Texts: Jean McCormick, Michael Ondaatje
Illustrations: Stéphane Zimmerli
Musical Direction: Gérard Lecointe
With Claron McFadden, Bertrand Belin, singers, Lyonel Schmit, violonist

Mille et Une (2017)
Directed by Abdelwaheb Sefsaf
Commission to French composer Patrick Burgan
Texts: Marion Aubert, Rémi De Vos, Marion Guerrero, Jérôme Richer, Abdelwaheb Sefsaf
Musical Direction: Gilles Dumoulin
With Juliette Steimer, actor

Halla San (2016)
Concert
Commission to French composer Arnaud Petit, and with the music of Uzong Choe, Claude Debussy
With Yuree Jang, soprano
Narrator: Didier Sandre (Comédie-Française)

Airs de danse (2015)
Concert
Music: Graham Fitkin, Albert Roussel, Igor Stravinsky, Dmitri Chostakovitch
Transcription: Gilles Dumoulin, Gérard Lecointe

Les Temps modernes (2015)
Reading performance
Music: Paul Dukas, commissions to German composer Moritz Eggert, Joe Hisaishi
Transcription: Raphaël Aggery
Text and Musical Direction: Gilles Dumoulin
With Claudine Charreyre, actor

Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (2015)
Directed by Emmanuelle Prager
Music: Claude Debussy, Paul Dukas, Albert Roussel, Camille Saint-Saëns
Text: Jules Verne
Musical Direction and Transcription: Gérard Lecointe
Illustrations: Étienne Guiol
On screen: Olivier Borle, Renaud Golo, Baptiste Guiton
Narrator: Jérôme Quintard

Batèches (2015)
Directed by Michel G. Barette
Commission to Patrick Burgan
Text: Gaston Miron
Musical Direction: Gérard Lecointe, Gilles Dumoulin
Video Design: Sylvain Pohu and Jérémie MacKenzie
With the six-keyboard percussionnist ensemble – Sixtrum

Le Coq d’Or (2014)
Directed by Jean Lacornerie
Music: Nicolai Rimsky Korsakov
Text: Alexandre Pouchkine
Musical Direction and Transcription: Gérard Lecointe
Adaptation: Jean Lacornerie
Illustration: Étienne Guiol

Bells Are Ringing (2013)
Musical directed by Jean Lacornerie
Music: Jule Styne (libretto), Betty Comden and Adolph Green (lyrics)
Transcription, Musical Direction: Gérard Lecointe
Illustrations: Étienne Guiol
With Sébastien Jaudon, piano, Gilles Bugeaud, Claudine Charreyre, Estelle Danière, Quentin Gibelin, Sophie Lenoir, Colin Melquiond, Julie Morel, Maud Vandenbergue, Jacques Verzier, Franck Vincent, singers

West Side Story en concert (2011)
Artistic layout by Jean Lacornerie
Music: Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim (lyrics)
Musical Direction, Transcription: Gérard Lecointe
With Sébastien Jaudon, piano, Perrine Madoeuf, Landy Andriamboavonjy, Pierre-Antoine Chaumien, Fabrice Alibert, singers

Mexico se pone de fiesta (2011)
Concert
Commission to composers Thierry Pécou and Gabriela Ortiz, and with the music of Guillermo Diego
With Ensemble Variances

Trois contes (2008)
Directed by Emmanuelle Prager
Music: Maurice Ravel
Text: Charles Perrault
Illustration: Louise Kehl
Musical Direction, Transcription: Gérard Lecointe
On screen: Véronique Bettencourt, reciter

Hier, à cette heure-là, c’était maintenant (2005)
Concert
With Denis Badault, jazz pianist and composer

Émilie Simon et les Percussions Claviers de Lyon (2005)
Concert
With singer and music composed by Émilie Simon, Arnaud Crozatier, cello, Cyrille Brissot, live electronics

Mix (2003)
Concert
Music: Jean-Luc Rimey-Meille, Doudou N’Diaye Rose
Musical Direction: Dominique Debart
With the Orchestre régional de Normandie, Doudou N’Diaye Rose and the Batteurs de Dakar, sabar drums

Blok (2003)
Music performance directed by Nicolas Ramond
Music: Henri-Charles Caget, Gérard Lecointe, Jean-Luc Rimey-Meille, Jean-François Estager

Planète Claviers (1997)
Music performance directed by Nicolas Ramond
Music: Emmanuel Séjourné

Atikapati (1994)
Conte musical
Music: Jean-Luc Rimey-Meille, Isabelle Mathias (libretto)
With a children’s choir and a reciter

La Ballade de Marie M’Ba (1988)
Performance
Music: Gérard Gastinel
With Jean-Louis Robert, reciter