Compositions and publications
For violin and African drums
by Virginie Aster
Sous Influences for violin, in three movements - 10'30
Editions Gérard Billaudot, series directed by Guy Comentale. Foreword by Alexander Markov
DVD published by L’Harmattan: Mouvements, concert, dance and vidéo
2022, Paris, Vatelot-Rampal Competition, required piece
2018-2022, required piece in different Conservatories
2013, Barcelona (Spain), Museu Europeu d’Art modern (Espagne), interpreted by Virginie Robilliard
2011, Hendaye, Théâtre Les Variétés, interpreted by Aurélia Lambert. With Laetitia Cheverry and Véronique Munoz Aniorte (dance)
2010, Paris (8th district) City Hall, interpreted by Virginie Robilliard
2010, Paris (14th district) Music Conservatory, interpreted by Jean-Luc Richardoz
2009, Paris (6th district), Théâtre du Lucernaire, interpreted by Frédéric André. With Véronique Bertoncini and Delphine Jungman (dance)
Instants Photographiques for viola, in 15 movements - 11'
Editions Gérard Billaudot, series directed by Frédéric Lainé
Recommended as an examination piece by the Confédération Musicale de France
2021, examination piece given for the diploma of musical studies at the Conservatory of Versailles
2021, recommended as an examination piece by the Confédération Musicale de France
2019, mandatory set piece for the Concours National des très jeunes Altistes, level 3, and for numerous Music School examinations
2017, Paris (1st district) Music Conservatory, Forum for New Pedagogical Repertoires, by Sarah Curtit and Annaëlle Laurès
2017, Paris, Amphithéâtre des Grands Voisins, by Sarah Curtit, in the company of physicist Etienne Klein
2010, Paris (8th district) City Hall, by Anne-Aurore Anstett
2009, Festival Cordes et Pics, first outline in one movement interpreted by Maud Gastinel and Jeanne Camus
Les Mystères d'Eleusis
for violin, in seven movements - 7'54
2019, ParisParis (20th district) Music Conservatory, first performance interpreted by Judith Grobla
Les Enfants du Dragon,
a musical tale for violin and reciter - 20'
Text: Sofia Martin
2014, Paris (11th district), UME Collective (Un monde éclectique)
2013, Puteaux City Hall, first performance interpreted by V. Aster (violin) et S. Martin (reciter) as a tribute to children adopted in Vietnam and in partnership with the Association Les Enfants des Rizières
Au fil de l'eau for violin, in one movement - 5'
2010, Longjumeau, Les Heures Musicales de Nativelle, first performance interpreted by Fiona Monbet
Short pieces for piano - 30'
2009, Paris, Ecole Normale de Musique, first performance interpreted by Yuna Jang
Un violon pour une caméra, improvisation in two sequences - 10'
2008, INA (Institut national de l’audiovisuel) documentary on the relationship between a violinist and his or her instrument presented and interpreted by V. Aster (violin) and Pierre Guillaud Lux (production and editing)
for violin, African drums and video, an instrumental opera - 1h10
2019, Aarhus, Denemark, interpreted by Ian van Rensburg (violin), Marius Paschke (drums)
2019, Morcote Classic Festival, Switzerland, interpreted by Ian van Rensburg (violin), Marius Paschke (drums)
2014, Paris, Concerts de l’Hôtel Cail, interpreted by Fiona Monbet (violin), Thomas Guéi (drums)
2013, Festival International Cordes et Pics (73), interpreted by Virginie Robilliard (violin), Thomas Guéi (drums)
2012, RFI, the En Sol Majeur broadcast, avec Ganiou Soglo, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Benin
2012, Paris, Maison de la Radio, recording interpreted by René Bosc et Philippe Dao
Dedicated website: www.eve-noire.com
for two violins, 1 solo performance and 8 duos - 16'
2019, Paris (20th district) Music Conservatory, interpreted by Judith Grobla, Stéphanie Courouble and their pupils
2012, Arcueil, Chapelle Résidence Internationale d’Etudiants, interpreted by Anna Barbara et Chloé Cachet
2012, Paris, Galerie de l’Angle, first performance interpreted by V. Aster et Anna Barbara
for violin and piano - 10'
Composition prize awarded by the Festival Mondial de l’Image Sous-Marine
2010, Festival International Cordes et Pics (73), first performance interpreted Stéphanie Moraly (violin), Guillaume Sigier (piano)
for flute and string trio - 10’
2012, Fontenay-sous-Bois, Espace Gérard Philippe, first performance interpreted by the Helios Ensemble
Lingshan or Soul Mountain,
a chamber opera for soprano, mezzo soprano, reciter, string quartet
and Chinese drums. - 40'
Based on the eponymous novel by Gao Xingjian, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Literature, and with support by the author
2010, Paris (8th district) Town Hall, first performance interpreted by Sayuri Araida (soprano), Marianne Séleskovitch (mezzo soprano), Fiona Monbet and Léo Ullmann (violins), Anne Derex (viola) and Gauthier Broutin (violoncello)
Partance for soprano and string quartet - 20'
2010, Longjumeau, Les Heures Musicales de Nativelle, interpreted by Sayuri Araida (soprano), Fiona Monbet and Léo Ullmann (violins), Anne Derex (viola) and Ken Wassim Ubukata (violoncello)
Ground for soprano and strings quartet - 7'
2010, Clamart, Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul Church, first performance interpreted by Marianne Séleskovitch (mezzo soprano), Fiona Monbet and Jean-Luc Richardoz (violins), Anne Derex (viola) and Jean-René Lhotte (violoncello)