Nicolas Dautricourt, violinist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Many things and many people have inspired me, and sometimes they are very different from each other. Throughout life should we cultivate what we have, or should we try to acquire what we DON’T have? It’s a crucial question and I think that somehow,…

Augustin Viard, ondes Martenot player

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? The first time I heard the sound of the ondes Martenot, it was a true revelation. It was during a concert in Paris and I was so mesmerized that I immediately felt the need to play this instrument. I entered the ondes Martenot class at the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt and…

Jean Rondeau, harpsichordist

I am “influenced” by many things, artists, musicians, people, and also elements of nature. And maybe I can say that I have been influenced by all these people and things teaching me something. In this way, we can be influenced by everything surrounding us. We can learn from anything.