Corentin Chassard (b.1985, France) studied in St-Malo, Paris and London. He is now a london-based chamber-musician, member of the Mercury Quartet, the cello and laptop duo Partial Gathering, the Octandre Ensemble..he is also the official cellist, in Europe, of Taro Hakase.More...
19th March, 2012 Mercury Radar III at The Forge, Camden, London, 7:30pm
29th May, 2012 The Mercury Quartet Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time, Boulez Derive 1 (introduced by Julian Anderson) Institut Francais, London, 7.30pm
25th June, 2012 Mercury Radar IV playing world premiere from Jonas Kocher and Pierrot Lunaire (Schoenberg) with Linda Hirst at The Forge, Camden, London, 7:30pm
1st September, 2012 The Mercury Quartet in Pierrot Lunaire (Schoenberg) with Linda Hirst at the festival Les Jardins Musicaux, Switzerland, 7:30pm
THE MERCURY QUARTET's first recording, Mercury Acoustic, featuring improvisation, free composition and remixes by R.Mannion and G.Prokofiev, was released on the 16th of November 2010 in the US, and on the 6th of December 2010 in Europe. This recording has been made on the label NonClassical, and will be distributed by Select in the UK, and by Naxos through the USA, Japan, Germany and Holland. Please visit --> www.nonclassical.co.uk -->Itunes -->Amazone
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