Sabine Poyé-Morel, flute – Isabel Neligan, violin – Frank Sanderell, double bass – Martin Zimmermann, harpsichord – Philippe Tolbiac, comedian

Sunday, October 5, 2014 • 3:45 pm • Church of Bursins


“D’ Hommages en Hommages”

  •  Arcangelo Corelli  – Sonate en trio op.4 / XI en Do min
  •  Jean- Baptiste Lully – Trios de la chambre du Roi  LWV 35
  •  François Couperin – Concert instrumental sous le titre d’Apothéose
    • composé à la mémoire immortelle de l’incomparable Monsieur de Lully
  •  Maurice Ravel – Le tombeau de Couperin
    • Menuet et Rigaudon (arrangement)

    Buy ticketbuy pass

Sabine Poyé Morel, flûte

Sabine Poyé Morel was born in Tours and also went there to the flute school of Isabelle Ory-Grangeponte. Afterwards she learned by Pierre-Yves Artaud at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris where she graduated with the first prize for flute and chamber music.

Under the guidance of Marek Janovski Sabine Poyé Morel gained experience at the Orchestra Français des Jeunes from 1996 to 1997. In 1998 she became Principle flute at the Orchestra National de Lorraine and since 2002 Sabine Poyé Morel is Principle flute at the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zürich.

Sabine Poyé Morel is Prize holder of several international music competitions (Bukarest, Bayreuth, Kobe, Geneva) and gives periodical concerts as chamber musician and as solo flutist. She teaches at the Musikhochschule Zürich.

Isabel Neligan, violon

Isabel Neligan was born in 1976 in Nyon. She started the violin at age 7 and gave her first concert as a soloist with orchestra at the age of 10. She studied with J. Jaquerod in Lausanne Conservatory, and obtained in 1999 a first prize virtuosity with the highest appraisal from the jury. She pursued her studies in soloist class with Prof. Ulf Hoelscher in Karlsruhe (D). There she acquired a rich experience of chamber music with the quartet Obligato, of which she is the first violin. She also took baroque violin with Prof. B. Dean.

Having played during one year with the “Orchestre Symphonique de Bienne”, she occupies since 2003 a position within the Tonhalle Orchestre Zürich.

At the same time, she participates to projects with the Orchestra Helvetica, being it’s solo violin, gives recitals and has several chamber music partners.

She is regularly invited to chamber music festivals in France and Denmark.

Frank Sanderell, double bass

Frank Sanderell studied at the Hochschule der Künste of Berlin, with Klaus Stoll. He is also a founding member of the Neues Berliner Kammerorchester and the Ensemble Oriol in Berlin. He was solo contrabass player of the Württembergische Kammerorchester in Heilbronn.

His sphere of activities ranges from Tango quintett, to romanian folk music, the Luzern festival orchestra and Musica Antiqua of Köln. He came in Zürich in 1993 where he is now the solo kontrabass of the Tonhalle Orchestra.

Martin Zimmermann, harpsichord

Born in Bern, Martin Zimmermann studied the piano at the « Zürcher Hochschule der Künste »  with Hans-Jürg Strub, chamber music with Gérard Wyss and Organ with Peter Reichert, as well as at the University Mozarteum of Salzburg with Siegbert Rampe and at the Musikhochschule of Freiburg in Breisgau with Robert Hill on historical harpsichords.

Besides a riche concert activity, chamber music and continuo in Switzerland and abroad, he has made several broadcasted recordings as well as CDs.

Titular organist at the protestant church of Mitlöd GL, with a repertoire form Middle-Age to 21st century, he is also artistic director of two concert seasons, council member of the Early music festival in Zürich and member of the cultural commission of the canton of Glarus.

Martin Zimmermann is aslo actif in the domain of musicology and research. Licenced of the University of Zürich, he as participated among others to the historical and critics editions of the complete work of Arcangelo Corelli.

Philippe Tolbiac, comédien

Philippe Tolbias made his debut on stage at the age of 13, in the theater of Metz in the play “Quatre Saints en Trois Actes” from Gertrude Stein. During his studies, he could enter the school Tremplin d’Alexandre Crecq. There he played Molière, Racine, Marivaux, Cocteau, Ribes, and participated to workshops in Paris and Berlin. He wroked with two directors, Jacques Vincey and Michel Didym.

Then, he staged in many plays, among others “Le Dialogue des Carmélites” from Georges Bernanos, “Les Fables Enchantées” from Jean de La Fontaine, “La Poudre aux Yeux” d’Eugène Labiche…

Philippe Tolbiac gives his voice to some broadcasted fictions for Radio France.

Along with his activity as a comedian, he has a career of professional photographer with a particular affection for the photography of artists. Also drawn towards directing, Philippe Tolbiac is the assistant of director Albert André Lheureux.