🟦 SAMUEL CATTIAU
It was during his training in Applied Arts that Samuel CATTIAU discovered his voice with a high and precise range. He works vocal technique, stage presence and Baroque repertoire and presents his first vocal trio concerts. He studied the lyric repertoire at the CRD Valence-Romans.
Thanks to his ongoing work with voice professionals, he easily tackles a wide range, from counter-tenor to baritone.
He conducts a research work around ancient music and so-called “unwritten” music. His vocal practice is closely linked to remarkable places by their architecture and acoustics.
🟦 QUENTIN DUJARDIN
Guitarist, composer and producer, Quentin DUJARDIN creates a unique universe in recent years. His musical collaborations range from harmonica player Toots Thielemans to American producer Lee Townsend, Kaos string quartet and Iva Bittova.
He composed the soundtrack for the theatrical adaptation of Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt’s novel, Monsieur Ibrahim and the flowers of the Koran. In 2011, he is invited to join the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation to become one of the ambassadors of this international association.
🟦 MATTHIEU SAGLIO
Matthieu SAGLIO is one of the most exciting cellists of his generation, with an instantly recognizable sound and a play with a great diversity. Classically trained, he is also one of the precursors of the introduction of cello in flamenco with his trio Jerez Texas, which has been performing internationally since 2002.
His most personal project, Cello Solo, combines the classical tradition with sounds brought from his encounters around the world. He joins the duo formed by Samuel Cattiau and Quentin Dujardin for the album Resonance and the new album Illuminations. He has been living in Spain for 15 years.
🟦 LEO ULLMANN
Leo ULLMANN begins the violin at the age of four and a half. He began his musical studies at the Conservatory of Paris (X) in the class of Julien Dieudegard. During his five years of study, he acquired the violonistic bases and the passion to go further.
In 2001, he joined the CRR Boulogne-Billancourt. He studied violin in the class of Catherine Montier ; then, with Sébastien Surel, Chamber Music, in the class of Hortense Cartier-Bresson and Marie-Françoise Pallot ; as well as the analysis with Naji Hakim.
He graduated from the Koninkjlijk Conservatorium in the class of Valery Oistrakh in Brussels, where he lives.
From an early age, he is passionate about gypsy music, Balkan music and jazz, and regularly performs in concert with the famous Hungarian violinist Roby Lakatos and his ensemble.