17/26 Aug 2019, 10 days
A pupil of Yves Nat and Pierre Sancan, Pommier won the Berlin International competition and at 17. He was a Tchaichovsky competition finalist in Moscow. He played with Issac Stern and Itzhack Perlman for many years. He was artistic director of the Northern Sinfonie and Turin philharmonic orchestra. In 2006 he was appointed director of the Menton classical Music festival.
Polina et Sergey Leschenko
27/30 Aug 2019, 4 days
Both are Russian pianists.
Polina made her debut at eight with the Leningrad Symphony orchestra.
She was a pupil of Vitali Margulis, Pavel Gililov, Rabinovitch, etc…
She has given recitals in Berlin, Luxembourg, Milan, Vienna, ,New York (Carnegie Hall) etc, and played with the Osnabruck festival, Progetto, Martha Argerich (Lugano), the Lucern festival, etc…
She has also performed with the Hallé Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, London Players, the Scottish Chamber orchestra, etc., along with Martha Argerich, Chritian Poltera, Henrich Schiff, the Capucon brothers, Sitkovesky, Ivry Gitlis, Prya Mitchell, etc. She recorded CDs for EMI and Avanticlassic. She teaches in Antwerp conservatory.