Ami flammer

Guest at the 2017 Books & Music Festival

A pupil of Roland Charmy at the Paris Conservatory, Ami Flammer obtained there in 1969 a 1st Prize for Violin. After obtaining a First Medal in 1971 at the International Maria Canals Competition in Barcelona, ​​he went to work at the Juilliard School in New York, then in Switzerland and England.
In the 70s, he was Solo Violin of the Versailles Chamber Orchestra, and performed in chamber music in various events (Rencontres d'Arc et Senans, Cluny, Académie des Arcs, Floréal d'Épinal, etc.).
In 1988, he published Le violon, at Editions Lattès-Salabert.
Also passionate about conducting, he conducted the CNSM Paris Student Orchestra in Schoenberg, Bartok, Britten, Mozart and Beethoven. He is also more and more often invited as a chef abroad: in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Montenegro.
He also composed various soundtracks for film (for Marguerite Duras, Eric Rohmer) and scenes (Kafka shows with Michael Lonsdale, Bulgakov at the Festival d'Avignon 93).
He also created several shows: L'Orient de l'Occident (with Michael Lonsdale) in November 2004 at MC93; in 2008, a show on Marguerite Duras at the Théâtre de la Colline. In 2011, he directed for the first time an adaptation of Lobo Antunes with François Marthouret. In 2012, he created on an original idea and with Charles Berling in Toulon the show Gould-Menuhin, co-directed by Christiane Cohendy: he played there as an actor and as a violinist Yehudi Menuhin. He is currently preparing a show with François Marthouret on Beethoven's Heiligenstadt Testament, a text in which Beethoven realizes that he is becoming deaf, and says goodbye to the world. He has just recorded under the direction of Jean-Claude Pennetier the Beethoven Concerto, whose release is scheduled for spring 2016.
Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Ami Flammer also teaches at the Gennevilliers Conservatory.


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