Bertrand Giraud - Piano

 

Born in 1971, Bertrand GIRAUD obtained his Piano Diploma and his Chamber Music Diploma in 1995 with "Mention Très Bien" at the Conservatory of Geneva in Dominique MERLET 's Class. He also obtained a Vocal Accompaniment Diploma from the Paris Conservatory. Since 1995, his main teachers have been maestro Bruno CANINO, Colette ZERAH, and Aquiles DELLE VIGNE, all of which were paramount in his artistic evolution. Under their supervision, Mr. Giraud studied chamber music, accompaniment, composition, musical analysis, and improvisation.

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G. Puccini: "Tosca"

 

Tosca is an opera in three acts. The music was composed by Giacomo Puccini, libretto written Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica (after the play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou). The premiere took place on 14 January 1900 at Teatro Costanzi in Rome (today Teatro dell Opera di Roma); Conductor was Leopoldo Mugnone (1858-1941). On 21 October 1902, the German-language premiere (translation: Max Kalbeck) followed at the Semperoper in Dresden. Significant for the history of reception in Germany and the German Opera House premiere on Berlin was led by Ignatz Waghalter on May 20, 1920th.

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