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"I heard your music and I like it a lot! I think you have a real talent to do something original, well sounding and contemporary in the music world today." Ilia MILAYLOV conductor The Great Voices of Bulgaria

When we met at the Florilège Vocal de Tours 2015, Serguei EKIMOV, composer and musical director, member of the Union of Composers of Russia and the Union of personalities concerts in St. Petersburg, artistic director of the International Choral Festival of Saint -Petersburg "Singing World", artistic director and conductor of the Female Choir of the Musical College of Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg, artistic director and conductor of the Concert Choir of the State University of Culture and Arts of St. Petersburg assured me of his gratitude for all of my choral work.

"Wonderful and charming music! It reminds me also a bit Ravel. I hope we will find an opportunity to work together. I will be glad to perform your wonderful music. Really like it!" Anna GORYACHOVA mezzo-soprano


" Your work is beautiful so I’ll bear you in mind for future."
Eurielle Classical Crossover

" Your work is great!" Maestro Esteban Louise Aineceder Director artístico y musical del Coro Nacional del SODRE. Montevideo, Uruguay.

"I find your work original and ingenious."
Ariel ALONSO conductor of Choeurs de la Sorbonne, Mélanges and Limours France / Argentina


“Your work is amazing!” Gabriel Emanuel ARNOLD composer pianist / Switzerland

"It’s such a pleasure to hear from you and find out about your incredible and impressive body of works and talent ! Thanks a lot, the feeling is absolutely mutual!" Clarice ASSAD symphonic and chamber music composer, pianist, arranger, vocalist and educator NY

"I heard some of the music on your website and liked it very much!" Sergio ASSAD

"I have discovered your website with interest and listened to some excerpts with great pleasure! Congratulations, it's a great job!"
Patrick-Marie AUBERTchoirmaster of the French Army, the Capitol, the Opera of Paris.

"We listen your wonderful music and we are enthusiastic of to collaborate with you!
Quintet Barutti / Italy.

"It is always nice and interesting for me to know good music and musician." Filippo Maria BRESSAN conductor / Italy.

"I have listened to some of your pieces and they are very impressive." Helen BRUCE mezzo

"It's a very beautiful universe you are creating!" Stefan BAUR saxophone, Trio Zoom Danemark.

"Thanks to your music and poems, the day begins well! Everything is beautiful, with great humor. "
Michèle BELFILS
, composer, pianist.

"We have read with the attention it deserves the music you offer for an Eucharistic prayer. This music is of high quality. It reflects the interest you show in your desire to give a music of quality to the liturgy." Emmanuel BELLANGER, director of the Institute of Sacred Arts, lecturer in church music and liturgy at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences PKI, editor of the NARTHEX site, a site dedicated to sacred art, heritage and creation, titular organist of the parish of St. Honore d'Eylau in Paris.

"I really enjoy your compositions. I taste it first writing, the sensitivity, but also stamps, breaths, the harmonies, your sense of melody, your ability to attach multiple influences ".
Pierre BENOIT philosopher.

"Thank you for the links provided to your fascinating work. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to your compositions, especially your Indian songs.Warm Regards" Christian BESTER Artistic Director - Voces Intimae The Art of Song

"I think you are really an excellent composer." Karel BOESCHOTEN violin

"I have discoverd your choral music, it's magnificent!"
Catherine BOLZINGER Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra chorus master, Voix de Stras' Ensemble art. director , HEAR  Haute école des arts du Rhin & Conservatoire de Strasbourg teacher

"Please accept my compliments for your compositions that enchanted me and also stirred my curiosity."
Angelique BOUDEVILLE soprano

" Your music looks really interesting!" Andrea BRESSAN bassoon Italy

"Dearest Jean-Christophe, thank you, thank you, thank you. What you offer us is very beautiful. You are, for me, the composer who Discover and Vibrate the light. Your music speaks to me and my heart becomes alive." Jean-Philippe CATUSSE baritone

"I am enjoying your music. Very pensive and beautiful... congratulations. Isn't a life with music so wonderful?" Sarah Jane CION winner of the 1999 great american jazz piano competition.

"Ho ascoltato con attenzione e apprezzato le Sue composizioni, i miei più sinceri complimenti."
Lin CLAYTON author

"Your music is very fascinating! I liked it very much! It speaks to me and I think will do so with the audience! Beautiful! I think that your music definitely has to be played and people need to hear it!" Francesco COMITO pianist Italy

"I really appreciate your music and your sense of voices." Anne CONTAT, soprano, Ensemble Vocal Ad Limina (Switzerland)

« Bravo ! Excellent ! »
Jean-Luc DARBELLAY, composer, president swiss section of International Society of contemporary music.

"Congratulations for these fine melodic arabesques both aerial and agile, subtended by these beautiful, dense and subtle harmonies ."
Jean-Jacques DAVID, baritone.

« Ich wäre sehr interessiert daran, Werke von Ihnen aufzuführen. Die Stücke strahlen viel Atmosphäre aus. Einige Stücke sind absolut gut geeignet für unseren Chor“ Christian DILLIG, Zürcher Vokalisten choir master.

“Your works are truly beautiful” Katharine DRYDEN mezzo-soprano UK

"What an activity! I am impressed by the variety of your work and the depth with which every thing is treated."
Sophie DUFEUTRELLE
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flutist, composer.


"I discovered your very beautiful site, exciting, and your very beautiful music" Pierre DUTRIEU composer, clarinetist, member of Ensemble Court-circuit and Ensemble 2e2m.

"Congratulations on your music.  Very effective, the sampling I heard!" David DZUBAY Professor & Chair of Composition Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Bloomington Director, New Music Ensemble

"I think truly that your work is wonderful!" Luciana ELIZONDO, gamba, Argentina.

" I like your voice as a composer". Katrin ENDRIKATguitar
Germany / USA.

" Congratulations for the beautiful music dedicated to the flutes. I really hope to perform."
Roberto FABBRICIANI flute, Italy.

"Bravo, really good" Marie-Pierre FAURE, author.  

"Congratulations for your wonderful and exciting work."
George FETERMAN, president of the Association ARBRES

"Congratulations for your compositions. I will play for sure your music". Monica FINCO flute (Venise)

" We very much enjoyed your music" FIREY STRINGS COMPAGNY

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Choir & vocal music

"Wonderful pieces!"Abraham ATOBRAH ASIAMAH conductor of La Chorale / Ghana

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A great variety of splendid works. It is difficult to choose among them. Me and my choir love your music!"

Tatiana OSTROVSKAYA
/ Female Academic Choir of College of Culture & Arts conductor's / Fominyh , Ukraine

"Wonderful compositions!" Dr Orla FLANAGAN conductor Assistant Professor of Music University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

"I am really very moved by your compositions." Åsa JUNESJÖ mezzo-soprano Sweden

"Thank you so much for so rich information. Everyting is very interesting." Vytautas MISKINIS composer, conductor / Lituany

Ho ascoltato la sua musica. Complimenti!" Roberta PARANINFO Academia Vocale di Genova Italy

" Congratulations for your music!"
Denis CEAUSOV conductor Cantemus Moldavia

"It is great to meet you and your musical world." Zoltan PAD chief conductor of the Hungarian Radio Choir

"Ho ascoltato la sua musica. Complimenti!" Roberta PARANINFO art. dir. Accademia Vocale di Genova / Italy

« I heard your choir music - it is really fantastic”
Valentina GEORGIEVA artistic director Chernomorski zvutsi international festival, conductor Chernomorski Zvutsi mixed choir, member of the Executive Board of the Bulgarian Choral Union.

" I do enjoy seeing your videos and listening to your music!"
Graham WALKER
Director of Music, Magdalene College, Cambridge / Director, St John's Voices, St John's College, Cambridge

"The music you compose/arrange is outstanding!" The Sessions Voices

« Very beautiful music  ! »
Friederike SCHULZ
singer / ensembles Nantosuelta & Convivencia


"Bravo for your music, your compositions are very accomplished and exude a beautiful emotion." Brice TENAILLEAU percussionist

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Very many thanks for letting me have sight/sound of your compositions, which I have enjoyed." Prof. Ian TRACEY, Professor, Fellow & Organist, Liverpool John Moores University, Chorusmaster to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Society,
Organist Titulaire, Liverpool Cathedral, Organist to the City of Liverpool.

Arrangements
« A very beautiful music! » Friederike SCHULZ chant / ensembles Nantosuelta Convivencia
"It is, from my point of view, very successful. Congratulations!" Fabien BARXELL

Clavicemballo
"I found your music very interesting"
Elaine FUNARO, dir. art. d'Aliénor USA

Flute
"I enjoyed 'Au désert demeure la paix' very much and I'm very interested in playing it. I'll talk to my guitar partner and I hope we can put it soon in our concert program. Also the piece for flute ensemble and flute solo are very interesting."
Vítor DINIZ

"The solo piece looks very interesting!" Wissam BOUSTANY Flautist / Towards Humanity / Pro Youth Philharmonia

" Your music is very beautiful!" Marie Sønderskov Danmark

"I have listened to some of your compositions for flute and I find them very interesting."
Claire Marchand
(flute) General and Artistic Director Canadian Music Center in Quebec

Guitar
“I had the opportunity to listen to some of your music. There are some very interesting and touching compositions for both solo and chamber music with guitar, and if any idea comes for any of my future projects in these areas I'll definitely contact you.” 

Fabricio MATTOS
Classical guitarist / Artistic Director  WGC-Worldwide Guitar Connections / Master of Music (Performance & Research)  Royal Academy of Music


"A really interesting musical universe!" Christian LAVERNIER guitar

" Your compositions are very intriguing!" Tavi JINARIU guitar / Los Angeles

“I had to take some time to listen to your music, which become a very enjoyable experience (the Indian songs are an amazing piece). I'm looking forward to play your music.” César SILVA guitar, Portugal

"I am very sensitive to your compositions and would like to congratulate you very much for their quality, originality and character ..."
André SIMONY guitar

"I've enjoyed listening to your music. Passage I for guitar solo is very interesting. There are many things that could be done with it." Aaron LARGET-CAPLAN guitar, US

"Receive my compliments for your music that I just listened with great interest.» Geoffrey JUBAULT Ph.D guitar

"I love your stuff! It is wonderful. I also like how you've written songs for guitar and voice". 
Patricia HAMMOND mezzo soprano UK

" Very nice music, I like it!
" Katharina PUSHKARENKO guitar / Russia

"Thank you. We appreciate the support and enjoyed your music as well. We hope to hear a guitarist come in sometime soon and record some of your music." JohnPaul TROTTER guitar Guitar Salon International

Organ

" Your music is magnificent."
Eric LEBRUN organist, composer

Piano
" I am a piano pedagogue, piano accompanist, and solo pianist. My experience in teaching and performing exceeds 30 years, and I have raised many generations of pianist. I have listened to your compositions and I must admit that I became very interested to listen to more of your works. It will be a pleasure to collaborate with you in the future." Svetlana MERKURIVA

" I have taken a listen to many of your works and I am amazed by what seems an incredible output from you at all times!"
Molly MORKOSKI piano USA

"I congratulate you from all my heart for your excellent creative work."
Genc TUKICI piano composer Albany/France

"A beautiful universe, refined, creative and full of life." Daniel PROPPER

Saxophone
«Your works are very interesting, with various instrumental and voice combinations, congratulation! You have written many pieces dedicated to the saxophone! I will retain all the titles, some of them surely could be useful in the future.  I hope there will be the possibility to collaborate togheter.» Isabella STABIO saxophoniste / Italy

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"Excited to do a collaboration Concert with your beautiful French music..."
Lorenzo C. GEALOGO choirmaster of Coro San Benildo / Philippines

" Your work is really inspirational for me"
Irina-Kalina GOUDEVA double bass, singer, performer and creative artist / Danemark.

“It is evident that you have a very talented and dedicated circle of musicians performing your compositions” Beth GRIFFITH voice

"I listened to your music, which, sincerely, I really like: it's always very lyrical, clever, well conceived, deep and poetical"

Giovanni GROSSKOPF
composer, Italia.

"I listened to the music and visited your homepage. You are very productive and I hear the beauty of your music."
Günter HAENSSLER producer Germany

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"I took the time to discover what you do and I love it, it gives me ideas for the future, I am always happy to find new repertory. Bravo for your work and all these projects! "
Maud HAMON-LOISANCE choir conductor.

" I have visited your website and listened via YouTube and believe that you are talented enough to do justice to the natural places that I have carefully recorded." Gordon HEMPTON soundtracker Quiet Planet

Wave I for choir a cappella "I think that sounds great!"
Pace sulla Terra - Wave II "You and your fantastic work have made my Sunday much more beautiful. Thank you so much!"
Aoife HINEY (Ireland) conductor of VOZ NUA Chamber Choir (Portugal)

"Good luck with your beautiful songs" Gregory HOPKINS conductor of The Harlem Jubilee Singers about Running to Paradise and A few more beatings 2 Gospel Songs

« It is a pleasure to be introduced to your work.
"Terrific music"! "Indian Songs is a brilliant and inspired score.” Bernie KRAUSE American musician and bioacoustician, foundator of  Wild Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the recording of natural soundscapes, author of The great animal orchestra Ph.D. from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati.

"I like your work very much." Valerie KUINKA General Director Highlands Opera Studio

"I think it's a particularly rare and wonderful talent when someone can compose like you do. I wish you all the best and hope that your work may be heard the way you wish it to be heard. All my warmest wishes." Jennifer LARMORE

"A really interesting musical universe." Christian LAVERNIER

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I appreciate to the highest point your absolutely beautiful creative work!" Eric LEBRUN, composer, organist.

"Moult congratulations and very sincere" Jean-Paul LECOT, composer, organist.

"Ihr oeuvre ist beachtlich!" Christian LEHMANNN Präsident Konzertverein Langnau Switzerland

"These traces we do, you know, do not belong to us, they belong to the wind, to the trees, to the birds and perhaps sometimes to those who listen to them, read or watch them, right? All that not inspires us is lost, that's what I think. Blessed are the inspired! because, by ricochet, they testify of Him who is tirelessly the source - as the summit of all that is vital ... your music, with a such generosity is undoubtedly a hug for the hearts touched by the humanity of Christ, therefore how can we not thank such a creative act?" Jérôme LEQUIME, writer, reporter.

"The quality of your work is really incredible! Congratulations." Fernando LERMAN composer saxophonist / Brasil

"I congratulate you on your wonderful compositions! Your musical language is pure and uplifting in its many-faceted explorations of profound and emotional experience, and I have had much joy in listening to your works!" Maria LINNEMANN guitarist & composer Germany

"Thank you very much for your very interesting work!" Katarina LIVLJANIC art. dir. of Dialogos Ensemble

"Impressed by the scope of his employment, his sensitivity, his imagination ... obviously a multifaceted talent, where music and poetry come together effortlessly, in a kind of light that seems to be his signature".
Thierry MACHUEL, composer.

"I listened to a lot of your works and I was very touched, thank you for this fullness that makes feel and and think."
Mady MANTELIN Artistic Director of the Company LE THEATRE A DEUX VOIX.

" Your music is fantastic and very various of style and organic." Sabino MANZO, art director and conductor, Italy.

"I listened to your music: luminous, the first word that came to mind, pure, sensitive, involved, beautiful"
Irina MARTIN soprano.

" I have taken a listen to many of your works and I am amazed by what seems an incredible output from you at all times!"
Molly MORKOSKI piano USA

" Remarkable music!"
Jens MUEGGE

" Congratulation for your music compositions. It’s important to grow new generation throw the music, and your work is foundamental." Music For artistic staff

"
Your music is simply remarkable! I'd love to interpret your music in the futur." Mirjam MYKLEBUST, Soprano / Norway.

"Magnifique!" Manohy NARIMANANA pianist, guitarist, composer, performer (Madagascar)

"Fantastic universe!" Xabier ORMAZABAL Tolosa International Choral Contest.

"Congratulations for your artistic work, it is an immense oeuvre you created!" David PAVLOVITS guitarist, composer / Hungary

"I enjoyed your very intelligent processing of voices"
Laurent PETITGIRARD composer, conductor, member of the Institute, elected to the Academy of Fine Arts, Commander of Arts and Letters, Officer of Merit, Knight of the Legion of Honour.

"Thank you for your beautiful music with really magnificent harmonies" Loïc PIERRE, choirmaster.

"Congrats! Very good composer!" Cecilia PILLADO  Italian Argentine actor, pianist and composer (Germany).

"Congratulations on your beautiful music!" Rosa ARNOLD, Jeanita VRIENS, Annemijn BERGKOTTE Geneviève Verhage VERHAGE Ragazze Quartet (Nederlands).

"The works that you write are in the heart of my current preoccupations and my curiosity." Christel RAYNEAU flute

"Had a great morning listening to your Indian songs". Pedro RIBEIRO director

"Dear Jean-Christophe, it was a pleasure listen to your grand and wonderful piece. All the best for the future"
Sven-David SANDSTROM
composer, Norway.

"Remarkable" Sr Gertrude, SECLI.

" Congratulations on your very beautiful and protean career as a composer! I had the pleasure to discover your creations and it's a very beautiful music. Hope to follow your work and long life to your music!"
Mike SOLOMON composer contralto Ensemble 101


" I listened "Indian Songs", and I found it interesting and very well-written. In particular I enjoyed your instrumentation, your use of voice and the adherence with the prayers."
Stefano SQUARZINA composer / Italia

"Thank you for such beautiful and inspired music !"
Amaru SOREN, piano

" Your work is very impressive!" Karmen STENDLER guitar Slovenia

"I find your approach original, magnificent!" Bernard THOMAS conductor

"I have been listening to a lot of your music and really enjoying hearing your wonderful compositions, especially the pieces for young audiences.
" Bruce TRINKLEY composer and conducter of the Penn State Glee Club, music director for Penn State's Centre Stage.

"Thank you for these musical nuggets that in their diversities continue to show how your spiritual inspiration is good and beautiful." Remo VESCIA

"Bravo on your excellence and originality.  Your new fan in Canada" Rosanne WARREN flute

"Nice to be introduced to your very attractive and characteristic music." Ralph WOODWARD Fairhaven Singers Musical Director UK

" My compliments for your incredible compositional work! "
Elizaveta ZARAYSKAYA Choral Conductor Germany

A few more beatings... Gospel Song
"The music looks great... and will sound amazing! It certainly would be wonderful to sing it... a fabulously written work, a lovely project to be a part of."
Jules Rendell founder of  The Get Gospel Team
. UK.

« A la fille du vent was much appreciated and I am glad it has emerged on the occasion of this tribute to poetry and music. I hope it continues on its beautiful momentum ..." Damien TOP, Steering Committee of the Lotte Lehmann Foundation (USA), research assistant at the University of Rome III (Italy), president of the Association of Friends of Claude Delvincourt and the International Albert Roussel he founded in 1992 as the Festival International Albert Roussel.

A l'ombre du baobab
"Super dieses Werk! Gefällt mir sehr gut, besonders die Instrumentalstimmen. Weiterhin viel Erfolg!"
Hansruedi KAEMPFEN Musikdirektor Brig, Künstlerische Leitung: Montreux Choral Festival 2016, Singschule cantiamo, Oberwalliser Lehrerchor, Oberwalliser Vokalensemble, Schweizer Jugendchor

"I'm immersed in listening to your music tale In the shade of the baobab. I love your music, congratulations! It is beautifully rich and full of many influences. Tell me if I’m wrong but I feel reminiscences of Ravel, Debussy, Poulenc, Bartok, Stravinsky and even of "Carmen" by Bizet (in Indian Songs). Both different languages ​​in the texts than the idea of ​​composing for children (instrument and singing, I guess more easily the fun they must have to interpret your work to the extent that you put within their reach and make available genuine chamber music prowesses) reveal a poignant creativity and a brilliant intelligence beyond far from the only envy, too often met nowadays, to free from theoretical and stylistic shackles of previous centuries composers. It is a real pleasure to listen to your compositions! " Nicolas OUSSENI trumpet

"Meraviglioso!!!! complimenti!!" Luciana ELIZONDO

"J'aime beaucoup cette musique! Mystérieuse, profonde et évocatrice à la fois..."
Colette ALBIOLO


Ariake
"I have just listened to Ariake. Very interesting piece. I intend to study it. I think I can create a lot of different atmospheres."

Elisabeth MÖST
Germany

“I like your atmospheric piece "Ariake"!”
Wissam BOUSTANY Flautist and Founder of Towards Humanity
"Your music is grate."
Ion Bogdan STEFANESCU flute Romania

Au désert demeure la paix

"Hauntingly beautiful piece!" Angel CHAVEZ / Composer ​ / Venezuela​
"Really beautiful!" Christian LAVERNIER guitar
"Thank you for your music; beautiful sounds and colours (I particularly enjoyed the evocative ‘Au désert demeure la paix’)
Emily BEYNON principal flute of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
"Thank you again for this wonderful discovery. Gorgeous! What a nice surprise! "
Catherine EGO author, actress, co-founder of Paroles Égales, le théâtre pour l’oreille, Canada.
"I was fascinated by your Duo.  A very beautiful and idiomatic and effective piece" Stephen RECK, guitar UK.
" A very nice piece, very skilled writing for the instruments and musically atmospheric!" Martin FOGEL, guitar, Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London / Artist-in-residence, University of Southampton.
"Thank you for a wounderful work and talent." Teri FORSCHER-MILTER flute & Marina ALEXANDRA guitar duo DeVista Columbia, South Carolina USA

"Ave Maria (4 women voices) is very beautiful indeed! I enjoyed every second of it! It is like a meditation. I am sure that the other members of Res Mira will love it too". Raisa LAHTIRANTA Voice teacher, choir conductor at Kauniainen Music School Finland.

Ballad of the Lads of Monleon "You work is fabulous, I’m impressive to see how you made a choir composition from this old song. I have no words. Beautiful." Pilar LIRIO, soprano, Spain.

Barbara's songs arrangements
for voice & ancient instruments
"It really is a captivating repertory!"
Béatrice Mayo-Felip soprano


Canto a la naturaleza "I loved the canto; simplicity (apparent), fluency of speech, while deep, great tenderness, candor expressed, but also poetry and I can not put into words the feeling of a deep thought as meditated. With few notes the thought is conveyed. " Isabel ETINGER guitarist.
"I'm realizing the musical concept of the work and I can see a permanent dynamic with significant changes in each passage of the poem together with the continuous interaction between the lyric soprano, the ensemble of mandolins and a very special sound as a synthesis that combines different styles (classical music, Western classical music and through some personal musical intuition some influences of East like Bali or Indonesia) that even strangers to me.They are remarkably surprising as far as my listening is concerned. I am again very grateful for valuing my poetic art and put all your music in it, your beautiful composition so rich in nuances and variations for my South American musical ear.
Thank you from my heart" M. W., author of the poem.

La chanson d'Aline "It is with emotion that I had the opportunity to read the score, I particularly appreciate the way of posing immediately colors, in simplicity and tender melancholy. It is a delicacy for which I am grateful " Patrick AMSTUTZ, author (of the poem), research associate at the Universities of Freiburg and Paris-III.

Chanson éléphantine : « Thanks for this little jewel sweet and savory. The world of this song pleases me enormously, Claire-Marie MILLE, choirmaster.


Chiaroscuro
"Chiaroscuro is the result of a nice vision of JC Rosaz....  the bright and the dark alternate. Then we checked together the playability and that make a wonderful result. This expressive piece is great for elevation!  Technical level:  advanced."
Thierry BARBE doublebass
""Programmed as encore, Chiaroscuro was noted for its purity." Evan RUNYON."
Evan RUNYON

« Me parece muy interesante su trabajo,  voy a estudiar tu pieza lo tendre al corriente. » Mauricio ROMERO doublebass
"I've enjoyed listening to your music. I also enjoyed Chiaroscuro for bass."
Aaron LARGET-CAPLAN guitar

Cléopâtre : « The instrumentation in its restriction itself, is very judiciously used and the score is full of discoveries ... an inventive ear of patches... » A. MABIT.

Colporteur ! «Quite interesting research rhythmic sophistication of the orchestration and also by the balance between music accessible to children and developing sufficient to avoid the risk of banality, I read it with pleasure» D. MAGNON.

De l’ombre surgit… & Preludio al deserto
De l’ombre surgit: "Very beautiful, it's interesting how the shadow comes from the sky to earth…"
Stefano GIANNOTTI composer Italy
"I read the compositions for harpsichord: they are beautiful"
Irène ASSAYAG.

" De l’ombre surgit is really a very nice piece for harpsichord that I would have great fun to play". Bibiane LAPOINTE
Art. Dir. Les Cyclopes / Responsable Département de Musique Ancienne Pôle Supérieur Paris Boulogne Billancour

Depuis la nuit "Your music is very sensible and full of emotions. Thanks for such a great work! We're really fallen in love with your masterpiece" Depuis la nuit" and always sing it with delight and emotions."
Nataly KUZOVLEVA 
Female Academic Choir of College of Culture & Arts cond. Tatiana OSTROVSKAYA / Fominyh , Ukraine

Diligam te, Domine "Congratulations!. It is a wonderful work that from the first moment I wanted to include in our editions. Many thanks for your music" Alonso Gómez Gallego Director de Coro (Coro Amadeus) Spain.

Dreamer on a landscape "Magnificent piece! A beautiful hijack of the traverso Un beau détournement du traverso!" Carole REUGE.
"I really liked this piece... it's really beautiful, this atmosphere of intrumental minimalism but with a very strong and intense expressiveness ... a mood that puts a colore of oriental musical mode in a contemporary composition. "
Fadia Tomb El Hage (Lebanon).

Elémentaire mon cher Watson "I've just looked at your pieces - both are so charming, and such a surprise to see so many trombones in a work of music theatre! Your work sounds extremely interesting! Bravo!" John KENNY trombone, sakebut, carnyx, composer,  professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama  London

Entré je suis en grande pensée "It is with deep emotion that I discovered this morning the piece. I read and reread: I find very high quality and I am honored that a so beautiful story is dedicated to the ensemble Opalescences." S. SALEMBIER.

Era escuro "Thank you for this surprise: I really like the progress of your composition, the purity of its line and its organic inflections !"
Anne-Sylvie CASAGRANDE, composer, singer, member of the a cappella vocal trio Norn. (Switzerland)
"I appreciate a lot your music writing, Era oscuro is beautiful and the young singers of the music school enjoy." Pierre-Line MAIRE, chorus master and artistic director of the Ensemble Vocal Canzone and Opus à Voix, mezzo-soprano and flutist.


Et si au dessus des nuages "
Looking up to heaven, while ignoring the earth, one can only be attracted by this blue area, by the processions of clouds which often cover it. Then the imagination begins to wander. What about this space out of reach? Is it not the image of the infinite, the unattainable? These clouds which are like a distant presence are the first step before the mind does realize that it will fail to discover the secret of this blue: all hope is vain, but without feeling sadness. Let us watch, let us go to dream. Thank you very much for the partition of the poem that you have set to music, I am very pleased with this mark of interest in this small poem." Max ALHAU.

Evening song "Thank you very much for this very beautiful piece!" Julia TRINTSCHUK guitar Germany

Fascination ""I just heard Fascination, congratulations! Excellent! I really like it.." Marina LOPEZ clarinet / Argentina

Frammenti del Paradiso and Principium Caelum “The two texts submitted to the music are very demanding on the human level and your music emphasizes very well how the two poets want to express.” Marco GHILARDI, choir director, Italy

Frühling "In joy and gratitude for your work, always under the impression strong and touching of your composition on my poem, I sincerely thank you." Eva-Maria BERG.

Gloria "your music is inspired and sounds true. The work has attracted many people who appreciated the fluidity and, at the same time, the density. The amazing thing is that, somehow, all the singers have never lived like this partition. The work has paid off, but something stronger happened ... from the domain of the unspeakable".
Jean-Christophe Rosaz is a composer who loves and honors the sacred texts. Gloria for male voices a cappella is designed to showcase all the subtleties of this beautiful text, rhythms irresistibly stick the text, polyphony illuminates, magnifies, wedding intentions effectively, but also a kind of modesty exceeded once the real difficulties of implementation, when we worked together and given, we have felt, more or less consciously, that we were invited to put ourselves at the service of something, someone ... The music, when it meets a need in the inner composer has that power. Gloria it is a convincing illustration"
Pierre CHAROULET, chorus master.
"I studied the score, the scents, colors and dynamics that emerge from your composition that requires a certain maturity of the work to give all its splendor. I liked what you wrote and hope to have the pleasure of direct your Passions. I also found the spirit of composers that I like as Franck, Reger and Ropartz. "
Hugo GUTIERREZ chorus master.
"I thought I heard the angels singing Gloria" a listener.


Hommage au Tango 
« Thank you for your beautiful music" Jesus CASTRO-BALBI, cellist, USA.

"Francesco (Diodovich) and I greatly appreciate your composition and we're pleased recording it in our CD dedicated to Tango." Giovanna BUCCARELLA cello Duo Mateaux Italy

Hymn to Matter
" Your music is very rich and profound. I really liked it. Especially, I loved Hymn to Matter . Thank you for introducing me to your music. I wish you all the best, and maybe one day I will have the opportunity to perform some of your works."
Silvia Tabor Artistic Director, conductor of Orchestre interculturel de Montréal.

"I enjoyed your cantata in tribute to Teilhard de Chardin. I place the same level as the compositions of Olivier Messiaen and in a genre sometimes similar. I just listen to your Cantate again and my first impression is strengthened, deepened.
The sculptural, mineral and geometric side sets itself up in a "breath" of spirituality. I would not be surprised that this work becomes a great" classic ".
Jean Pierre FRESAFOND President of Association Lyonnaise Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

"I was delighted to hear the words of Teilhard expressed so passionately by singers and musicians so closely united. It was a "noospheric" moment, of a great beauty where the universal soul was present. " Chantal AMOUROUX Secretary General of the Association of Friends of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

"Thank you very much for sending the recording of your composition that I really appreciated." Hilaire GIRON Chairman of the Association of Friends of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

If I could see perfume
"It is a lovely effective piece and I very much look forward to playing it. Thank you!" Susan KING Australia

Indian songs

"To simply say that I am most impressed would be not just a waste of time but a minor thought in my thinking. First I am flabbergasted at your strength and obviously your great talent. I am so deeply impressed with your fantastic work of not just talent/expertise, creativity but heart and soul. Thank you so much. Please accept my deep and humble thanks. I am very pleased, delighted."
Maurice KENNY Mohawk writer (author of Coyote's song)
Wikipedia.

" I just listen and watched your "Indian Songs". Very nice!" Brent Michael DAVIDS American Mohican Indian composer.


"I really loved having conducted this piece. It is great and beautiful and I hope that very soon, it will be part of the" repertory ".

Martina NIERNHAUSSEN conductor who has premiered the score

"Great,very interesting!" Benjamin ASHKENAZY conductor


Congratulations for this well-written piece "
Daniele CALLEGARI conductor

" Great music! I like it very much."  Michael ERNI President EGTA Switzerland

" I listened all of your Indian Songs and I think they're wonderful... To be honest, I listened your piece the 2nd time today and it speaks to me again nicely. Your music for sure has special quality that speaks to me.The orchestral colors reminds me Debussy, Messiaen and tender side of Wagner...but it's clearly Rosaz. I am going to listen to more compositions from the links that you provide. If I had an orchestra on hand, I wouldn't hesitate to perform it in the U.S. Please accept my congratulations on your Indian Song (and wish more to come)".
Gong Qian YANG
Composer, Violinist, Producer & Publisher  / Chicago USA.

"These Indian songs are a very beautiful piece. Congratulations." Jean-Christophe KECK musicologist and conductor, specialist of J. Offenbach, editor of his complete works. 

"So many emotions singing your work, when will be the next?" Elisabeth CHAGNIOT soprano

"Speaking about music is rather like grafting words onto a composition. From whatever angle, your comments crash against the basic unity of the work. This is particularly true of Jean-Christophe Rosaz’s Indian Songs. Their multiple musical roots unite different spiritual traditions, yet can never be reduced by the dry simplicity of analysis.
I received this music as a celebration, a path along both religious and poetic texts which lead in English, French, Spanish, Quechua, Anishabe… to the same truth.
I should like to share the emotion of this route through life, of a music that wraps itself around us and leads us to unite with nature’s elements. This is no mere seduction : it is a spell. Jean-Christophe Rosaz seems to access the secrets of languages and peoples and summon them through music in an irrational coherence that calls forth the whole variety of an underlying world that is silent but active.

As soon as the sun rises, we join the mystery of the world and welcome the morning sun, the energy that gives life to everything.
The prayers (Oh Great Spirit, May the Sun rise in Splendor, Morning Sun, Ojibwe, Lakota, Salish chants) fold and unfold like entangled banners, and order themselves into a musical offering we feel compelled to be as one with.
For a while we follow the dance of the daughters of stars and are overburdened by the longing for a lost and far away home (Jane Johnston Schoolcraft’s Daanisag anongonsag, noodinag, zaagaagig, Anishinabe). Soon we savour the joy of our recovered freedom, when we are overwhelmed by the orchestra’s deep waves, all barriers are broken and we are swept away to encounter a subtle space, a paradise where time is abolished (“ La grande mer a rompu ses amarres" - The Great Sea has broken away - et "L'âme parvient à la terre des Esprits" - The Soul reaches the Land of Spirits -  after Uvavnuk, an Eskimo shaman ; after W. W. Waren, daughter of an Indian mother and a white father). A superb Quechua chant responds to this subtle world by evoking the unity of all the elements : earth, sky, water, fire, man, woman, day, night (Allpa hanaqpacha unu…)

Then « Coyote » appears.
The plaintive song of the flute and clarinet (C # - G # - B, then C # - G # - B - G natural) heralds in the Night. The ancient animal hurtles down the Adirondacks. These rock mountains have been abused by human « progress », deforested, scarred by the railway, but they too have learnt to regenerate and survive.
While the breathless orchestra sets a tempo to its power, the Coyote suddenly stops, and observe us, waiting till we are gone. Then, escorted by the returning flute melismas, it withdraws to Night, its kingdom, and sings. It sings, beyond the hills, a threatened world.
When the pure, deep, fluid voice of the Argentine soprano Yolanda Fresedo rises, the coyote’s spirit is present, like the « hors-venu »*, an outsider in its sidereal course.
The voice, choir, orchestra, sublimated by Martina Niernhaussen’s direction, unite subtly and sing on texts by Maurice Kenny (born in 1929 to a Mohawk father and a Seneca-descended mother) ; a poem awakens the longing for hidden beauties, it is the apex of this « opera » dedicated to Nature.
Being a singer himself, Jean-Christophe Rosaz knows how to write for human voices and handles musical matter like a shaman, summons the whole range of sound vibrations, evoking shimmering colours in a whirl that sometimes reaches incandescence. Then emotion takes hold of us, and we are at one with his music. The audience no longer move, cough, or ramble. They listen and hear. They live with the soul of time, and no longer fill it with notes.
This is a moment of powerful communion, beyond the reach of analysis. Silence, which Guitry and Celibidache valued so much, is full, filled with Rosaz’s music.

Later, somewhere, a shaman dances. He calls forth the forces in the world (Thunder Beings) for the time has come to reconcile this world (To Encircle the Earth with all our Love). Only then shall we be able to unify it and make it quiver in the light of our love. En un vuelo de luz, inspired by an eighteenth century Quechua poem, reminds us that if we respond to the call of the light that comes from the faraway space where everything springs from, we at last perceive the words of wisdom this world never ceases to utter.
At the pure hour when everything unites, we hear a song of hope, resistance and resilience: mountains communicate, and man, now become Man, advances toward Beauty (This is the Song of the Hills, Yokut, Navajo, Arapaho poems).

The musical progress is completed, and we as an audience have been « reconstructed », « enchanted », by the so moving truth of this work, after receiving an ultimate gift, wrapped in obsessive and grandiose music : the Comanche Testament, the conviction they offered the whole of humanity: We shall live again.

May humanity hear it at last!

Monique ROUSSELLE
* « Le Hors venu » Jules Supervielles’s poem (Les Amis inconnus)

"Your composition is magnificent.  It is very thought provoking and wonderfully mystical in nature.  I especially enjoy the "mood" that your work creates.  It definitely holds the attention of the audience.  Bravo." 
J.D. GODDARD Founder and Artistic Director: Master Singers, Inc. Chorale; Conductor: MSI Orchestra, Euclid Symphony Orchestra; Artistic Director: Chagrin Valley Choral Union; Correspondent / Reviewer: ClevelandClassical.com.   


"What a superb performance of the poem by Maurice Kenny! This beautiful music is a blend of Indian tradition and Occident."
Dr. Alice-Catherine CARLS Tennessee University.


" Your piece Indian Songs is magnificent, wow, so magnificent !! Thanks for sharing your gift with me !" Clarice ASSAD.

"Thank you also for the links provided to your fascinating work. I thoroughly enjoyed listening to your compositions, especially your Indian songs". Christian Bester, Artistic Director - Voces Intimae: The Art of Song Baylor University Texas, USA.

" I find them very beautiful and inspiring. Very well written for the voice too." Sarah DEFRISE soprano Belgium

" Indian songs is a really fascinating and deep composition and I like it very much!!!"  Andreas HILLER guitar

" What a beautiful, voluptuous, sensitive piece it is!  I love your use of color both in the voice and in the orchestra... congratulations for it!"

Noa FRENKEL
mezzo-soprano

« It is a pleasure to be introduced to your work. Indian Songs is a brilliant and inspired score.” Bernie KRAUSE American musician and bioacoustician, foundator of  Wild Sanctuary, an organization dedicated to the recording of natural soundscapes, author of The great animal orchestra Ph.D. from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati.

"Very nice piece with these Indian songs. Congratulations."
Jean-Christophe KECK musicologist and conductor, specializing J. Offenbach, editor of his collected works.

"That work is really an extraordinary achievement ." Alain BESSON composer

"Great piece, Indian songs!" Ioan DOBRINESCU Composer, Editor, Romania.

"Awesome device for this ample work which will see, I hope, the diffusion that it deserves!" Catherine DELPEUCH cellist

"Majestic work, excellent soprano, remarkable composer ..." Magda LUKOVIC soprano.

"Thank you for your terrific Indian Songs!"
Katerina MINA soprano

"Thank you for introducing me to your music, beautiful, rich and sensitive. I'm particularly affected by Indian Songs, both in terms of musical colors that selected poems, which the connection to Earth and Nature speaks to me enormously. "

Stephanie PALAZZO soprano

In Jail - thinking to Camille
"Thank you for this communication of a new part of your composition. It is impressive. A magnificent result and interpretation of Calliope, but what a shock: despite the music, despite the voices despite the text, time seems to be suspended. Or rather, we see it pass without being able to overcome or enjoy it. It is a music of the empty, spiritual and even physical mind. A music of nothingness while we sense that so many things happen beyond. If that's your idea of ​​prison confinement, I never want to know the prison. We have the feeling of a progressive mental collapse.
Your piece "Injail" marks the beginning of the confinement and the descent into hell. No hope, no light, no life can hint there, at the end of this tunnel that seems endless ...
In any case, this piece is a success. A thousand bravos. I cannot wait to hear the record in which it will be. I especially hear in my times of self-criticism and doubt to regain the sense of measure and the taste of life". 
Michel GRINAND reporter Avant Choeur

"This is great. Love the piece!" Benjamin ELLIN Conductor/Composer

"Very nice piece, haunting ..." Philippe KRUTTLI

"Heavenly evanescent music... for informed public." Paul LEROY painter, poet, Belgium

Jean de la Lune (Moon Man)
"I've just looked at your pieces - both are so charming, and such a surprise to see so many trombones in a work of music theatre! Your work sounds extremely interesting! Bravo!"
John KENNY
trombone, sackbut, carnyx, composer,  professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama  London

"I had a wonderful time in the company of your music. Congratulations for this great show!"
Thérèse WILLER, art historian, curator of the Tomi Ungerer Museum - International Center of drawings in Strasbourg.

"A big thank for this Jean de la Lune that I had the happiness to discover. What a great team work, congratulations for your courageous and rewarded initiative " Catherine BOLZINGER, choir director of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg,
Artistic Director of Voix de Strass and professor of choral conducting at the Strasbourg National Conservatory.

"Beautiful! Your work is wonderful! I was very touched to hear Jean of the Moon. I think his music goes straight to the heart."
Luciana ELIZONDO viola da gamba, Argentina.

La Jérusalem Céleste (organ) :
"It's absolutely fantastic ... I have rarely heard such an expressive contemporary music for organ!"
Jean-Luc IFFRIG conductor, organist

" Your music is magnificent."
Eric LEBRUN organist, composer

"Your composition is so amazing. Wonderful. Unbelievable."
Chiu Yu CHEN piano, chamber music, Taïwann.

"La Jérusalem Céleste is a phantastic organpeace!" Hartmut SIEBMANNS organ, cantor

"I really like your beautiful compositions. The sensitive poetic and free-flowing improvisational ideas in La Jerusalem celeste are so appropriate for the organ. This is a most fine contribution to the organ repertory! The simple beauty of your well-written liturgical music also pleases me." Carolyn Shuster Fournier International concert organist and titular of the Aristide Cavaillé-Coll choir organ at the Trinité Church in Paris.

« "I read your work with pleasure and I was seduced by his improvisatory aspect, lack of academic development and use of the instrument, my impression is very good,
Guy BOVET, Organist (owner of the Collegiate Church of Neuchâtel in 1988) and Swiss composer, Doctor honoris causa from the University of Neuchatel, Institute Award in the same city, he is a professor at the Music Academy of Basel, a lecturer at the Conservatory of Bologna (I), the University of Salamanca (E), he taught at Berlin, Lübeck, Hamburg, Vienna, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Moscow, Dublin, London, Feldkirch, Marseilles, Lyon, Freiburg, Haarlem ( NL), Warsaw (PL), Arona and Pistoia (I), Greensboro (USA), Brussels (B), New England Conservatory of Music (Boston), the Universities of Ontario (Canada), Cincinnati, Dallas and Oregon (USA) Board of numerous international competitions and co-founder of the Swiss Competition Organ.
 
« The diptych for organ attracted me a lot, the meaning seems to me to be very logical, I like the rich harmonies, flowing lines. Alain MABIT, a student of Olivier Messiaen, Claude Ballif and Isoir, head of department at the Paris Conservatoire, organist, composer.

« A composition of great musical interest and creativity » Robert COINEL, pour le comité de lecture Les Amitiés Musiciennes Henri Sauguet.

« Eine grosse, neue französische Orgelmusik, dass klinget sehr reizvoll und aufregend “ Arwed HENKING, Organiste et Chef de Choeur à Göttingen (Allemagne)

Jeu de Miroir
"
Maravilloso, incomparable,, de una excelencia artística extraordinaria como composición e interpretación de la Coral Femenina. Felicitaciones y muchísimas gracias!" Guillermo Cárdenas Dupuy Director Coral Femenina Marta Gordon / Chile
"I don't understand how, but I liked this piece there is something truly mesmerizing"
"Sounds like Elf music from Lord of the RIngs in the beginning!"
"I don't really know why but it reminds me of a Kubrick film."
" Another Master Work. the music, the images the interpretation, the experience."
"I love it, but I don't know why. It is very mysterious."

La verseuse du matin, a poem by Hubbert HADDAD: "really beautiful, thank you very much" the author.

Letters to an unknown woman
for string quartet (or violin, 2 viola, cello)
" It's very beautiful, contemplative, dense, dark and mysterious"
Caroline CHARIOT-DAYEZ

Liberté couleur de feuilles, a poem by René-Guy CADOU: "I was literally spellbound by your piano reduction of your score for double choir" Joel BARREAU.

Magnificat "A work full of life and remarkably written for voice" Adrienne CLOSTRE, Grand Prix de Rome en 1949, Grand Prix musical de la Ville de Paris en 1955, Prix Florence Gould en 1976 et Prix Musique de la SACD en 1987.

Middle age song
"Your music is deep, it speaks with specific colors that add to that depth." Chester BREZNIAK clarinet USA

Northern Lights - Hodie Christus natus est for 4 women and 4 men soloists, 4 choirs singing overtones dedicated to European Overtone Choir "We performed your piece in the way that we positioned 4 choir groups at each wall of the concert hall and the audience was in the center and had a lot of joy."
Wolfgang SAUS who has commissioned the piece.
"Wonderful!"
Jens MUEGGE

O magnum mysterium
"your piece worked very well and the public liked it very much. We’ll keep it in our concert repertoire." Tristan MEISTER chorus master (Germany)

O mundo todo abarco
" Your piece is amazing and I love to perform it. Let me tell you that we will do it more often! It is a great piece, in fact is one of my favorites in the entire repertoire!" Gonçalo Lourenço Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Music Conducting Jacobs School of Music Indiana University / Conductor of Coro Autêntico and ESART Singers / Director and Founder of the Studio Conducere Choral Conducting Studio
/ composer

O Salutaris, En revenant des Noces, She’s so lovely : « Marvellous ! » Gonçalo LOURENÇO (conductor and choirmaster, composer, Portugal). 

Orage sur l'océan
(piano solo)
"
Your piano piece is beautiful!!! It would be wonderful if I receive a new piece from you. I am happy to be in contact with you and looking forward to future collaborations." Jennifer HYMER

"I'm listening to Orage sur l'océan at this very moment.  Thanks for sending it because it's really in the style that I enjoy playing.  Good choice.  I would be very happy to include this in one of my programmes in the future." 
Tricia Dawn WILLIAMS

Pace sulla terra
"We premiered Pace on Saturday and it was a great success. Lots of people came to speak with me after the concert and told me how much they enjoyed this new music."
Aoife Hiney conductor of Voz Nua

Par la fenêtre
"In the tradition of the descriptive miniatures that bloom in the organ literature, this small piece give us to hear delightful whispers of birds, free-floating over an ostinato bass and framed by quieter patterns, more sober, more regular. Allegory of the musician at work sometimes distracted, or dialogue between the calm teacher, sitting at his desk and the twirling student? Pictorial interpretations proposed by the composer himself … The selected registrations will give preference to crystalline sounds, emphasizing where it is possible the difference in character of the two families of patterns. A page that is in the direct legacy of the Olivier Messiaen's birdsongs ". 
Pascale ROUET

"I just listened to the organ piece you have composed, and quite honestly, I find it extremely interesting, colorful, and a relatively easy approach! I would be happy to add it at my repertoire! Contemporary music is not always accessible, but this piece is descriptive! A small twinckle to Messiaen's birds ... maybe. This is a wonderful approach to contemporary music! A huge congratulations to you! "
Michael MATTHES organ

Passage I
"Complimenti per la vostra attivitá e per le sue composizioni per chitarre! Musica molto ben scritta e veramente interessante."
Marco RAMELLI guitar / Italy.
“Working on your piece with my student, we are both knowing and appreciating your music more and more.​ If you have a new composition for solo guitar, it would be a pleasure for me to be interpreter of your music.”
Elena CASOLI guitar / Germany

Passage III - Yefiri
"It is the deepest music I've heard the last months...The harmony touched me deep..."
Yannis PANTAZIS Grèce

Principium Caelum
and Frammenti del Paradiso“The two texts submitted to the music are very demanding on the human level and your music emphasizes very well how the two poets want to express.” Marco GHILARDI, choir director, Italy

Rorate caeli
"The acoustic of the St Steven Basilica was perfect for this music, it sounded very much as we had imagined!"
Magnificat choir Budapest
"I find the piece as beautiful as the interpretation, bravo! I hope it will soon find its place in the repertory "
Mihaly ZEKE
"
Quite extraordinary!" Bernie KRAUSE
"Really impresive" Francesco MERINO

Running to Paradise

"The music looks great... and will sound amazing! It certainly would be wonderful to sing it... a fabulously written work!" Jules Rendell founder of  The Get Gospel Team. UK.

Passions
"Beautiful work, a lot of beautiful music, a real feeling about the subject. »
Valéry AUBERTIN composer, organist, choir conductor

Saint Mark passion

"We all had a real joy to play your Passion which is very beautiful, very moving and so intense! It was, as part of the liturgy, a great moment. I congratulate you very much for - among other beauties - the quality of your instrumental writing so balanced in all parts of the quintet. It is a rich writing chamber music. All sounds magnificently"
. Gerard MONTMAYEUR, violinist.


"That's the surprise. How can I tell the astonishment which, from Palm Sunday, is still with me after that I was offered to hear your passion according to Saint Mark in the cathedral of Autun, besides the stunning performance of Thi-Link Truong, so full of audacity! To you this verse from Psalm 62: "God has spoken once, twice have I heard" to prove - if proof were needed - that slow and penetrating music inspired (but what is inspiration?) has accomplished its mission: to make us finger that through Him, in Him and with Him, we belong to life. For this and for a thousand of other things I thank you with all my heart " Jérôme LEQUIME, writer, reporter.

" With Fabien Barxell you established a " Tradition " I'd like to see continue. I would also like it to be more and more common in France. It would be really wonderful for this region to be the origin of a new musical "tradition" of the XXI century.
I studied the score: The perfumes, colors and dynamics that come out of your composition ... give splendor to your work requires a certain maturity ... I have found the spirit of composers whom I love as Franck , Reger and Ropartz ... I loved what you wrote and hope to have the pleasure to lead your other passions ... I want to have the pleasure of working with you on future projects. "
Hugo GUTIERREZ choirmaster, organist, Petits Chanteurs à la Croix de Bois artistic director , Maîtrise de la Cathédrale d'Autun director

Saint Matthew Passion

"I loved your St Matthew Passion. The music I have listened to "seized" me ; the musical setting you offer is right, it really restitues the ambiance of the text ... Your music is dense and alive, it creates in me a lot of images or spiritual references. " Dorothée PERREAU singer

Schnee, a poem by Erika Burkart for 1,2 or 3 voices and harp: "The little phrase of snow remains absolutely in memory, it "talks" and that with limited resources. She does not want the grand gesture" Ernst HALTER. "Patronizing, peaceful and not at all cold. Snow, I would say, expressed as "shelter" Erika BURKART (writer, Prices: Lions Club International, Meersburger Droste, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer of the City of Zurich, Pro Argovia, Ida-Dehmel of GEDOK, Johann-Peter Hebbel-Baden-Württemberg, Literature Prize of the Canton of Aargau, Mozart FVS Foundation, Hamburg, Gottfried Keller Foundation Bodmer, Zurich, Senator of Canton of Aargau), "receive all our esteem for your work".

Seul dans la steppe
« A beautifull and very musical composition, simple, effective. »
Stéphane SORDET, saxophone (ensemble Sillages) pour ASAX (French saxophonists Association)

She’s so lovely World's Premiere (Cincinatti, March 2010) « It was a succes » Gonçalo LOURENÇO

Soffio "We happen to be very familiar with some of your work, as two of us just finished a series of nine concerts in which your piece Soffio played a major role. We were both very impressed by it." Daan van der Schaft Manager Pulse Ensemble

"In this year's project Voices of Nature we performed  your composition 'Un Soffio' to open our concert. It created silence, calmness and attention. The public experienced it as the sounds of the winds." Nederlands Studenten Kammerkoor

"Wonderful piece! Our event went well and people loved your piece! I talked about your story of indigenous people in Alaska, and it really helped everyone to appreciate Soffio." Cyril DEACONOFF cond. of Silicon Valley Choral Revolution

"It was a pleasure to work with your composition. As you can see, we used Soffio in the beginning of the concert, creating a misty, misterious atmosphere. I choose not to conduct till the entrance of the tenor and then I conduct just one line. It’s better for the publics sight and the singers have to listen to each other. Also some timings could be better but that’s just the mystic and surprise of every concert; it will be always different."
Kurt BIKKEMBERGS composer, conductor

"Congratulations ! Superb! " Fabien BARXELL conductor

"One has the impression of a visit of our ancestors from the depths of time. " Vincent LAMOUILLE singer

Soneto di Camoes "Great! It fits very well the feeling of the poem. Very succeeded! I love instrumental breathing which brings us just a Camões (in one hour, one thousand years ...)" Philippe de SOUSA portuguese guitar, fado.

Sous la nuit étoiliée
"It's beautiful and mysterious at once, full of
an unshakeable confidence and unwavering hope. Just what we need right now to always move forward".  Michel GRINAND

Sound-Traveler-Angels-Sound "A haunting Sonata" Akropolis Reed Quintet USA.

Sur la plage allait le ressucité
"How beautiful!"
Matthew SHAW contertenor
"Is a true delight to discover this great works.
I must tell you with great pleasure that they were happily accepted by the audience. We were very excited with the result... Thanks for these wonderful works." Gabriel CHORENS pianist Cuba

Sur le Mont Kenya
"It was good and very modern" parents of Eliott
"I liked "At Mount Kenya" because I thought that the lyrics were very pretty" Sarah
"I loved "At Mount Kenya","Kilimanjaro" and "Lampedusa" because I loved the lyrics and the melody" Albina
"I liked all the pieces" Zia
"We liked "the song of the Caiman" because the lyrics were funny" Cathy and Elsa
"I liked the song Caiman because of " Ouch walap "and"  with cheekiness" Maia
"It was great and the lyrics were well imagined" Eliott
"I loved it because I found original to sing with percussions. The songs were catchy" Manon Lise
"Beautiful songs, great story. It was very nice and fun to sing" Clemence


"Beautiful bright tones in the melodies, an accompaniment of percussion, support of the small choir, which knows to be indispensable and, by its instrumental diversity and its writing, bring incredible sonorous colors in the accompaniment of the voices.
What a joy for the students and  the conductor who can adopt a new educational approach to each piece due to the different atmospheres, it feels good... Thanks to Jean-christophe ROSAZ for this poetic ensemble."
Maëlle Defoin GAUDET


Talking piano "I was very sensitive to how your music is concentrated, purified. And so the effectiveness of its dialogue with the texts". Olivier KASPAR, composer.

Three songs of William Shakespeare

"Singing the most beautiful love poems, enshrined in passionate and beautiful music, created on the occasion of extraordinary scores, intended to become true" best sellers " of the repertoire, composed for you by a friend ... thank you Jean-Christophe Rosaz for its extraordinary universe, inspiring, demanding, and his so vocal writing, for the beauty of his inspiration " Frédéric ALBOU bass-baritone, the cycle is dedicated to him and Orlando Bass, piano

Three wise monkeys
"Looks fantastic, everything!"
António CARRILHO
"It's really a magnificent piece!" Marion FERME

Tiebie Poiem " Your music is very rich and profound. I really liked it. It's amazing how well you understand and use the orthodox flavour.
Thank you for introducing me to your music. I wish you all the best, and maybe one day I will have the opportunity to perform some of your works."
Silvia Tabor Artistic Director, conductor of Orchestre interculturel de Montréal.

Triptico - on the other side of the ocean
"Bravo, Jean-Christophe for this fascinating journey, at once familiar and strange. Some photos seemed too wise compared to the density of the music, but that's not what matters. What matters is the imaginary path that takes your music. " Michel GRINAND

Trois chanons du Jura: Aline's song
is superb! I am extremely pleased with the compositions you gave me. It's beautiful, inspiring, intelligent, formative, subtle." Philippe KRÜTTLI Director of the School of Music of the Bernese Jura (EMJB) Switzerland.

Trois états de la comète Halley
"Bravo for the piece!" Pascal PONS percussioniste

Vêpres du Puy, children's voices and harp: "thanks for this composition that serves the song of the soul, I assure you of my very grateful prayer " Monseigneur Henri BRINCARD, bishop of Le Puy en Velay.

Windway, recorder: “Many thanks for you piece and congratulations for your work!”  Antonio POLITANO (recorder) Italy-Switzerland
" Windway is a very beautiful piece" Claire ROTTEMBOURG traverso USA
"I really like your musical contemplation of nature, it speaks to me."
Marion FERME
"
I was very happy with the opportunity of playing your music. It was an inspiration for my whole program. I made it about the wind, the birds and what we can hear in nature. These elements always inspire me when playing recorder because I believe that as recorder players we can produce a lot of different sounds that resemble this environment. I played your piece on a soprano Adriana Breukink dreamflute and the sound worked perfectly". Ana FIGUEIRAS recorder Prize Mieke Van Weddingen International Recorder Competition.
" Hauntingly beautiful piece!" Chester BREZNIAK clarinet USA

Ya Hadiran
"Lovely piece!"
Logan FELLENSTEIN Choral Graduate Assistant at University of Louisiana / Lafayette USA
"Magnificent!" Mathilde VITTU art. dir. Amwa Choir / Palestine




or
 
 
   
QUE NOS VOIX S'ELEVENT, collection of hymns published in Collection P. Lethielleux
chez BUCHET/CHASTEL, 2000.
 


" Warm Thanks for this wonderful collection of your liturgical compositions."
Frère Bernard, chantre de l'Abbaye de Cîteaux.

"Thank you for the beautiful album of songs at the service of beauty and prayer; we will certainly make it known to other communities. "
Monastère des dominicaines de Notre Dame de Chalais.

"Thank you for your collection of songs, I'm happy to discover them."
Frère Jean-Marie, chantre de la Communauté de Taizé.

"How wonderful is this book so well presented. I warmly thank you and be assured of our gratitude. "
Prieure du Monastère du Carmel de Chambéry.

"A undeniable personal talent . Nothing is trivial "
Jean-Paul LECOT, Organiste du Sanctuaire de Lourdes et Directeur Artistique du Festival International de Musique Sacrée de Lourdes.

"I just read this fine book and I am delighted that you found a publisher, I certainly make it known around me, including Trirem and the Institute of Sacred Music of Lyon.
Didier RIMAUD.


"A wonderful collection of beautiful liturgical chants: congratulations for this fine work. I regularly frequent the monasteries for six years and I think these songs will be very popular for offices."
Martial RALAHIAVY, responsable musical du Centre Sèvres, Facultés Jésuites de Paris.

"It is fortunate that original voices are heard in the liturgical music - or its borders. And we rejoice when such a voice propose compositions available to small groups or more larger communities, singing in unison or equal voices, with or without accompaniment. Many appreciate the modest tone of the proposal, the freedom of verbal rhythm, the modal and tonal colors, and, above all, a certain spirit of a deep meditation and prayer, both personal and liturgical. May be heard in the voice of the Church, the song of the bride to her Beloved! "
Préface de Joseph GELINEAU S.J.

Has received the congratulations of personalities in the music world as Serge NIGG, Gilbert AMY,
Jean-Louis FLORENTZ, Nicolas BACRI, François VERCKEN, Kazushi ONO, Jonathan DARLINGTON.

 
     
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St Matthew Passion Autun, April 2011

It was
the desire of Bishop Benoit Riviere to give to the liturgical experience an even greater force for a Passion sung in several voices. Following the creation last year of a St Luke Passion composed by J.-C. Rosaz, the cathedral's choir renewed the experience with the same happiness, singing under the direction of F. Barxell the St. Matthew Passion. The music emphasizes the drama whith a great sobriety, the composer ensuring to create a different atmosphere but still in great fidelity to the text. in La Gazette du Morvan Tuersday april 19 2011.
 
 
"This new year is under the sign of the thirtieth anniversary of the classification of the Abbey World Heritage Site by Unesco. Interpreted in an inaugural series through Burgundy: Fontenay Abbey, Cathedral of St. Lazare Autun, Cathedral of St. Vincent de Mâcon, Saint-Pierre d'Auxerre and giving the kickoff of the cultural season 2011 Abbey of Fontenay, the St. Matthew Passion is at the height of the event " Aynard François, Director of the abbey. in Le Bien Public Friday, April 15, 2011.
 
 
A concert at the Abbey of Fontenay: great acoustics
Everything
was exceptional that day, inspired music, the singers with high voices in color, excellent musicians to accompany them, emphasize the voice, with simplicity, emotion ... A great adventure for a great meeting with a captivated audience.in Le Bien Public Wednesday 27 april 27, 2011.
 
     
 
Fascination Rennes, May 2011

from the short story, Feu Intérieur by Célia Toxé student Terminale. A very emotional moment for the young writer and intense pleasure for listeners. An experience to renew to promote both the enjoyment of writing and contemporary music. in WebSite Lycée Chateaubriand, Rennes.
 
     
 
St. Luke Passion, Autun, March 2010

"... JC Rosaz was able to meet the expectations of Bishop RIVIERE, bishop of Autun and Mr BARXELL, chorusmaster... the score is closer Lutheran passions in the seventeenth century, notably those of Schütz. Burning in their concise, sharp without overflow, without dramatic repeat. The music is completely absorbed by the Gospel text that appears new and deeply challenging." Church in Autun, Chalon and Macon, March 5, 2010.

"That passion has just a little more sublime this poignant text recounting the last hours of Christ." Norbert Estienne (PLC), in Le Journal de Saone-et-Loire, March 29, 2010.

"The project a long time cherished by Fabien Barxell to find the partition that would integrate well with the liturgy has culminated with the passion written by JC Rosaz ... organ, cello supporting the words of Christ, soloists providing dramatic relief by the variety of interventions, the full choir at ease in carrying out a dense and varied, all of which helped to give full meaning to those moments of live music. "
M-C. P. in La Gazette Morvan, March 30, 2010.

"... The score written in language easily accessible, shows that we can resume smoothly with the expectations of today's liturgy." Church in Autun, Chalon and Macon, April 9, 2010.