About Music&Arts Networks
Music&Arts Network, is a multidisciplinary artistic network presenting itself as:
- A source of ideas to assist in the definition, development, implementation and sharing of cultural projects.
- An expert guide to drafting and submitting proposals to public and private institutions all around the world.
- A coordinator of innovative cultural events.
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The board of Music&Arts Networks
Clara Baget (Chairwomen)
A rising star in the new generation of French conductors, Clara Baget has already collaborated with numerous French ensembles including the Ensemble Intercontemporain, l’Orchestre de Picardie, l’Orchestre de Normandie, and the Choeur Spirito. She has participated in masterclasses with Mikko Franck, Arie Van Beek, Bertrand de Billy, and Jean Deroyer. Noticed by Pascal Rophé, in 2021 she will make her debut with l’Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire as a guest conductor.
She began her journey in music by studying cello, and then piano and voice. In 2018, she received four First Prizes and a distinction from the Lions Club.In 2019, she joined the prestigious conducting studio of Alain Altinoglu at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. That same year, she was nominated as the assistant conductor of the Paris Mozart Orchestra, for whom she will lead several social and artistic initiatives introducing classical and contemporary music to new audiences.
In 2021, she was invited by the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence to participate in the “Young Women Opera Makers” residency. She is the founder of the ensemble Les Éclats, of which she is the musical director.
Jean-Baptiste de la Taille
Initiated intomusic from an early age, Jean-Baptiste de La Taille followed a variety ofstudies including piano, singing, history and arts management. Uponcompletion of his studies at the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), heheld various positions in the recording and music production industry(Universal Music Classics France, Alpha Productions) and was ahead ofprogramming for France Musique and Radio Notre Dame.Thanks tohis passion forsinging he was member of several choirs including Les Petits Chanteurs deParis. With them he performed in France, Europe and South-Eastern Asia untilthe end of 1980, principally under the music director Patrick Marco but alsoconducted by Eliahu Inbal and Sir Colin Davis. As a specialist in vocalrepertoire he has worked principally but not exclusively as a music critic forResMusica since 2009.
Clarinetist and singer Maxime Kaprielianstudied choral conducting at the Conservatoire de Marseille and was awarded hisbachelor’s degree in Musicology at Aix-Marseille Universités. Titled of CAPESand aggregation of music, he continues in parallel with his job to teach thechoral conducting. He is one of the founders of the web site ResMusica.comwhere he was for 9 years director of publishing and a member of the Syndicateof Professionals in music/dance/theatre. He was in charge of the activities formusic, dance and history of arts by the side of the editor of NationalEducation and on leaving the ministry in 2014, he joined the ensembleMusicatreize as artistic assistant and marketing manager. Maxime Kaprielian isa consultant and lecturer at the Académie-Festival des Arcs since 2007 andauthor of numerous articles in many revues and publications, includingco-authoring with Pierre-Jean Tribot, 2010 Guide des DVDs de musique classique(Edition Symétries, Lyon).
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François Dru was born in 1972 in Compiègne. Before becoming a trumpeter at the Musique de la région aérienne Nord-Est, he studied at the Paris regional Conservatory and later at Université Paris-IV Sorbonne. He worked in the recording industry (FNAC – Alpha productions), for the film industry as music Supervisor, as executive Producer at Radio-France and as Editor for Diapason and Classica magazines. François Dru has been artistic Consultant for several major orchestras including Les Siècles, Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Bilkent Orchestra Ankara and served as artistic Administrator for the Orchestre national de Lyon and the Orchestre de Paris which he has worked closely with conductors François-Xavier Roth, Pascal Rophé, Leonard Slatkin and Paavo Järvi. In 2014-15, François Dru was artistic Director of the Long Thibaud Crespin Competition (violin and piano sessions).
He is currently Consultant for Music&Arts Networks and Editorial Manager for XXI Music Publishing Belgium and for the Ravel Edition. About Ravel, he is member of the board of the Fondation Maurice Ravel. With Music&Arts Networks he manages the production of live and studio recording for the Orchestre national d’Auvergne, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo and Ensemble Variances. He is the author of « La Symphonie du cerveau » documentary featuring Alain Altinoglu for France Télévisions.
Born in Paris in 1978, Pierre-Jean Tribot studied history at the Université Paris Sorbonne and Université Libre in Brussels,while continuing to play the French horn. Pierre-Jean Tribot is Editor in chief of the Belgian website for classical music Crescendo Magazine and co-founder and administrator of XXI Music Publishing ASBL (Jean-Pascal Beintus, Benoît Mernier, Ravel Edition). He is also Special adviser for the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles in charge of prospective for the cultural sector in French speaking Belgium.
He was the artistic delegate of the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège under the music director Pascal Rophé. He is author of several publications about the history of The Brussels region, specifically about the Brussels World’s Fair 1958, the Atomium and a Guide to the best classical music and dance DVDs.
Crédits photographiques : Masha Mosconi /DR