Festival Lille Clef de Soleil

Marylin Frascone

Prized by the press and compared to Martha Argerich, Marylin Frascone is recognized by her deeply poetic musical imagination. Her extraordinary artistic charisma and instrumental skill developed under the influence of two cultures: France, where she took her first piano lessons at Ecole Normale A.Cortot de Paris with Annie d’Arco and Vadim Sakharov, then Russia, where she enters, thanks to a scholarship from the French Ministry of Culture, in the classes of Natalia Trull and Sergei Dorensky at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow.

Marylin Frascone gave her first concerts at the age of six, and at the age of 12 she made a sensation at the concerts of Radio France (Grieg concerto) and at Salle Gaveau in Paris. Since his first Grand Prix at the Chopin International Competition of Marienbad in Rep. A Czech winner in 1995, Marylin Frascone is regularly invited to perform in Europe, Asia and Brazil. She participates in numerous Festivals including La Roque d’Anthéron, Radio France Montpellier, the Midem, Flâneries de Reims (with the Lille National Orchestra / direction: JC Casadesus and with the Ebène Quartet), Clef de Soleil in Lille (with trumpet player Bernard Soustrot in Chostakovich’s concerto n.1) … Tokyo, Berlin, Sintra Mùsica e Dança Festival (Portugal), Chopin in Duzhniki Zdroj (Poland), Chopin festival in Podgorica (with the Montenegro Symphony Orchestra / dir : Alexey Chatsky), Casino Montbenon in Lausanne (Switzerland), “Year of France in Brazil” in Sao Paulo …

It is also chosen by the Alliances Françaises to give Master-Classes in Brazil, Indonesia, Japan and Russia. His recordings Liszt / Ravel, Mussorgsky / Chopin, Rachmaninov, Fantasies for Piano and Liszt Live have been duly honored by the specialized press (Diapason d’Or, “Shock” of the World of Music, Gramophone Magazine England, Geijutsu Magazine Japan .. .). Marylin Frascone is also a member of the Jury at the International Piano Competition “The Muse” in Greece. Since the birth of his daughter Marylin Frascone specializes in educational concerts for nursery schools, supported ardently by the Regional Councils and DRAC.