Lucie ROBERT

Français

La violoniste Lucie Robert a été acclamée par le public et la critique pour l’expression lyrique et la beauté de son jeu. Allan Kozinn a loué dans le New York Times le « son fondant » de la violoniste et « la souplesse merveilleuse de son phrasé ». Lucie Robert perpétue la grande tradition de son professeur et mentor, le légendaire Josef Gingold. Elle est diplômée du Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal et de l’Université de Indiana, où elle a été assistante de M. Gingold.

Lucie Robert s’est produite en récitals et musique de chambre aux Etats-Unis, au Canada, en Europe et en Asie, dans des salles prestigieuses de New York, Londres, Chicago, Washington D.C., Vienne, Pékin, Séoul, Montréal, Toronto et Ottawa. Elle a joué plus de trente œuvres différentes pour violon solo avec tous les orchestres principaux du Canada, notamment l’orchestre Symphonique de Montréal sous la direction de Charles Dutoit. Elle a enregistré pour la National Public Radio, CBC Radio Network, Radio Canada et Radio France, et son enregistrement des sonates pour violon de Fauré et Saint-Saëns ont été très bien accueillis par la critique. Lucie Robert participe activement aux festivals d’été en tant qu’artiste invitée ou professeur, notamment Bowdoin, le Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau, Musicorda, Meadowmount, Orford, Summit et Waterloo. Elle est professeur au Texas Music Festival de la Moores School of Music et au Madeline Island Music Camp.

Pédagogue de renom, Lucie Robert enseigne à la Manhattan School of Music et au Mannes College of Music de New-York. Elle a donné des masterclasses dans des institutions prestigieuses partout dans le monde, tels que le Central Conservatory de Pékin, Oberlin Conservatory, la Glenn Gould School de Toronto et le Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal. Ses élèves ont remporté des prix lors de prestigieux concours internationaux, notamment Indianapolis, Young Concert Artists, Paganini, Sendai, et China International Violin Competition. D’autre part, ses élèves sont en poste dans des orchestres du monde entier, et enseignent dans des écoles telle que la Séoul National University. Lucie Robert a été jury lors de différents concours, dont le Concours international de violon de Montréal.

English

Violinist Lucie Robert, a native of Montreal, has received enthusiastic praise from audiences and critics alike for the expressive lyricism and tonal beauty of her playing. Lauded in the The New York Times for her “melting tone” and “wonderfully supple approach to phrasing,” Ms. Robert carries on the great violin tradition of her teacher, the legendary Josef Gingold.

A prize winner of the First Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition in Austria, Ms. Robert has appeared as recitalist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Far East. She has performed over thirty different works as violin soloist with major orchestras throughout North America. Ms. Robert has also collaborated in chamber music with artists such as Menahem Pressler, Richard Goode, Claude Frank, Philippe Entremont and Isidore Cohen. As a recording artist, she has performed for National Public Radio, the CBC Radio Network, Radio Canada, and Radio France, and received critical acclaim for her recording of violin sonatas by Fauré and Saint-Saëns with her husband and duo partner, pianist Jeffrey Cohen. An active participant in the summer music festival scene, Ms. Robert has been a guest artist or faculty member at festivals such as Bowdoin, the American Conservatoire at Fontainebleau, Meadowmount, Musicorda, Waterloo, Busan Music Festival, Hida-Takayama Festival, and the Violin Institute at the Bienen School of Music. She is currently on the faculties of the Texas Music Festival at the Moores School of Music, the Orford Music Academy in Quebec, the MusicAlp Academy in France, and the Bravo! International Music Academy.

Highly sought after as a violin pedagogue, Ms. Robert has served as violin professor for thirty years at the Manhattan School of Music and the Mannes College of Music in New York City. She has given master classes throughout the world at prestigious institutions such as Seoul National University, Korea National University of the Arts, Central Conservatory of Music, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Tokyo College of Music, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Oberlin Conservatory, Carnegie Mellon University, the Moores School of Music, the Glenn Gould School and the Conservatoire de Musique de Montreal. Her students have won prizes in major international competitions including the Indianapolis, Young Concert Artists, Paganini, Sendai, China, Seoul and Szigeti International Violin Competitions. Ms. Robert has served as an adjudicator for several international competitions including the Montreal, Fritz Kreisler, Jozsef Szigeti, Seoul and Joseph Joachim international violin competitions. Ms. Robert is the artistic director of “Mannes in Unison,” a concert series in New York City.