Ravel & Stravinsky
Label: STEINWAY & SONS
Format: COMPACT DISC
Kiffer, Chloé; Moutouzkine, Alexandre
French violinist Chloé Kiffer and Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine bring compositions by Maurice Ravel and Igor Stravinsky to dazzling life in a collaboration rich in rarely explored musical and personal connection. Chloe Kiffer graduated from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with a bachelor’s degree at 17. She earned postgraduate degrees from Manhattan School of Music under Patinka Kopec and Pinchas Zukerman, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stony Brook University. Ms. Kiffer guest performs and teaches at festivals around the world. She has been closely associated with the Miami Music Festival, the Heifetz International Music Institute, and the Beijing International Music Festival and Academy. She joined the Manhattan School of Music Precollege faculty in 2019. Mr. Moutouzkine has toured throughout Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Italy, and North and South America, as well as in China and Japan. In recent seasons, he has appeared as soloist with the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Television Orchestra of Spain, Cleveland Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Valencia Philharmonic, the Gran Canaria and Tenerife symphonies in the Canary Islands. International Piano magazine hailed his recital in London’s Wigmore Hall as “grandly organic” and “technically dazzling.” His performance of the Chopin Études in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory was recorded live and released on the Classical Music Archives label in Russia.