Julien Chauvin

Violin - conductor - France

Julien Chauvin was attracted at an early age by the Baroquerevolution and the new wave of historically informed performance practice using periodinstruments,and moved to the Netherlands to train at the Royal Conservatory of The HaguewithVera Beths, who founded L’ArchibudelliwithAnner Bylsma.Realising his desire to bring back to life a celebrated ensembleof the eighteenth century, in 2015 heformed a new orchestra, Le Concert de la Loge. The ambitions of this modern recreation have been demonstrated by its exploration of forgotten works from the French orchestral and vocal-operatic repertory, but also of innovative forms of direction (the ensemble is directed from the violin) and concert formats encouraging spontaneous and imaginative reactions from the audience.In parallel with this, hecontinues his collaborationwith the Quatuor Cambini-Paris, formed in 2007, with which he performs the string quartets ofJadin, David, Gouvy, Mozart, Gounod and Haydn.JulienChauvin has conducted such operatic productions as Lemoyne’sPhèdreand Isouard’sCendrillonstaged by Marc Paquienfor the Palazzetto Bru Zane; Haydn’sArmidadirected by Mariame Clément; and Sacchini’s Chimène ou leCidstaged by Sandrine Anglade.He has appeared as guest conductor with orchestras and ensembles including theEsterházy Hofkapelle,the Orchestre Régional d’Avignon Provence, the Orkiestra Historyczna of Katowice, the Folger Consort inWashington, Les Violons du Roy and theKammerorchesterBasel.Julien Chauvinhas recorded concertante works by Haydn, Beethoven and Berlioz with Le Cercle de l’Harmonie on the Eloquentia and Ambroisie-Naïve labels. In 2016 he began recording Haydn’s complete ‘Paris’ Symphonies with Le Concert de la Loge for Aparté.He regularly appears in recital with Jean-François Heisser, Alain Planès, Christophe Coin, Justin Taylorand Olivier Baumont. He and Baumont recorded the disc ‘À Madame’ at Versailles Palace.

Concert list with Julien Chauvin


May 19 – 20 – 21, 2023 - Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts


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