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Les Dimanches Musicaux: Trio : Piano, Violon, Violoncelle

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Sunday, May 26 at 3pm Rachel Miller, piano; Julie Gros, violoncelle; Irma Barbutsa-Piskialadze, violon. Works by Haydn et Dvořák

Rachel Miller began studying piano at the age of 7 at the Metz Regional Conservatory where she came out with a gold medal. In 1997, she was admitted to the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Lyon and continued her training with interpreters Géry Moutier and Roger Muraro. In 2001, she obtained the National Diploma of Higher Studies of Music. During various internships and master-classes, she enjoys the teachings of renowned artists such as Denis Pascal, Théodore Paraskivesco or Eric Vidonne. She wants to expand her piano practice, and is trained as a chamber musician at C.N.S.M. from Paris in Claire Désert's class, in parallel with a training in piano teaching at C.N.S.M. She has been a holder of the Teaching Ability Certificate since 2004 and is currently full-time professor of piano at the Conservatoire de musique de Drancy.

Julie Gros was born in Dijon. After studying with Patrick Gabard in the cnr of Paris, she won a first prize in cello at the Conservatory of Rueil in the class of Carlos Dourthe. Initially a member of the Ostinato studio orchestra, she chose to devote herself to chamber music and belongs to various ensembles, such as the Amateo ensemble. Since 2016 she regularly participates in the sessions of the OSO, under the direction of Marius Stieghorst. She is a member of the quartet Les Ailes. An eclectic musician, she collaborates on many projects, from André Manoukian's CosmoJazz to Philosophical Walks by Chemin Faisant.

Irma Barbutsa-Ptskialadze, born in Georgia, graduated in 1987 from the Higher Conservatory of Tbilisi. During her studies, she won several national competitions. In 1985, she won the "Transcaucasia" contest and began teaching at the CNR of Kutaisi, her hometown. In 1991, she continued her career as a musician in Moscow with a chamber orchestra and symphonic orchestras. Since her arrival in France, she has won a gold medal at CNR Dijon and was 1997 laureate of the Chamber Music Competition. Illzach with the trio "Arabesques".

She is now a member of the Regional Orchestra of Burgundy and teaches at the conservatory of the city of Bourget.


“Les Dimanches Musicaux”, a series of free concerts organised by the Cathedral's musical association Les Arts George V, take place at the Cathedral on most Sundays throughout the year from September to November and from January to June. Concerts begin at 15H00 and last for approximately 50 minutes. Entry is free but donations are strongly encouraged! Read more on the LAGV website