Frédéric Blondy

Frédéric Blondy, 46, Artistic director – Began in the fields of mathematics and physics before entering the Conservatory, where he studied harmony, contrast, analysis and composition ; explored contemporary and experimental music with the same curiosity as improvised music and jazz, electronica and electro-acoustic ; collaborated with numerous artists such as Joëlle Léandre, John Butcher, Otomo Yoshihide, Rhodri Davies, Lê Quan Ninh, Michel Doneda, Urs Leimgruber, Thomas Lehn, Daunik Lazro, Radu Malfatti, John Tilbury, Peter Evans, etc. ; developed extensive work in ensembles, with groups such as Hubbub or Ethos ; as a composer, created pieces from solos to full orchestra, all products of a very open approach to instruments, techniques and composition ; fellow in 2017 at the Villa Kujoyama.