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Monot Pierre-Alain



Monot Pierre-Alain
Monot Pierre-Alain
Schaffhauserstr. 5
CH-8193 Eglisau (ZH)
Schweiz

Mobile: +41 (0)79 677 93 89
Internet: www.pamonot.ch/

Genre: Classical Music
Biography
Le Marteau sans maître by Boulez, Arnold Schönberg's Chamber Symphony N°. 1, Debussy's La Mer, Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat, premiers of compositions by Henri Pousseur and Rudolf Kelterborn, works by Murail, Holliger, Sciarrino, Aperghis, Rebecca Saunders, Carter, Jarrell … as well as Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Zemlinski, Mahler - all of these reflect on a larger scale the plurality of interests which Pierre-Alain Monot has developed in his activity as a conductor.
Monot decided to make his mark as a conductor by illustrating the diversity and richness of 20th century music as well as the first sounds of a new century. This has resulted in a repertoire of more than 300 works.
His specific way of conducting was developed through distinctive impulses given by David Zinman and others.
He has been the artistic director of the Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain since 1995 and has conducted the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, the Musikkollegium Winterthur, the Orchestre Symphonique de Bienne, the Sinfonietta de Lausanne, the Orchestre des Jeunesses Musicales Suisses 2004, the Kammerphilharmonie Graubünden, the Rousse and Vratsa Philharmonic Orchestras, the Ensemble Bern Modern, the TaG Ensemble, he Ensemble Arc-en-ciel, the Ensemble Ö!, the Ensemble Sonemus Sarajevo, the Ensemble Boswil, the opera nova Zürich, the Ensemble Symphonique de Neuchâtel, the Groupe de Percussion Usinesonore and the Ensemble Helix.
He has recorded for Claves, NEOS and Grammont.
Pierre-Alain Monot has collaborated with such soloists as Maria Riccarda Wesseling, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Philippe Huttenlocher, Jeannine Hirzel, Kornelia Bruggmann, Brigitte Hool, Daniel Gloger, Rahel Cunz, Patrick Demenga, Otto Katzameier, Lars Vogt, Olivier Darbellay, Bettina Boller, Hanna Weinmeister, Christopher Gillet, Reinhold Friedrich, Heinrich Schiff...


Diskographie
Festival L'art pour l'Aar. Die Konzerte. 2006 / 2007 (Müller und Schade Nr. 5050/2, 2007)
Interpreters:
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain NEC
Works:
Henking, Christian: Ich bin so müde von Seufzen (2001)
Schweizer, Alfred: Gitarrenmusik 5 (2002)
Frauchiger, Katrin: Lontano (2003-2004)
Furer, Arthur: Sechs geistliche Lieder (1963-1964)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Tschara (2007)
Schweizer, Alfred: Orchesterstück Nr. 5 "Greina" (2007)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Alize (2006)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Postojna (2004)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: 4 Bilder (2005)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: 4 Stücke (2001)
Gut, Ursula: ricercare (2006)
With more works of: Hans Studer, Pierre-André Bovey, Gerhard Holzer, Olivia Schweingruber, Raphael Gogniat, Alain Corbellari, Daniel Andres, Christian Giger, Daniel Glaus, Willy Merz
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Festival l'art pour l'Aar. November 2003 (Müller &Schade Nr. 5042/2, 2006)
Interpreters:
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Works:
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Ecumes (1996)
Darbellay, Jean-Luc: Shadows (1998-1999)
Keller, Max E.: insieme, a coppie, indipendente (2000)
Marti, Heinz: Passages (1970)
Frischknecht, Hans Eugen: Streichquartett (1964)
Zinsstag, Gérard: Sept fragments ou Cinq fragments (1982-1983)
Gut, Ursula: Aquamarin (1992)
Roth, Michel: Patera (2003)
With more works of: Hans Eugen Frischknecht, Jürg Wyttenbach, Jost Meier, Katrin Frauchiger, Daniel Andres, Alfred Schweizer
Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain (Grammont Porträt Nr. MGB CTS-M97, 2006)
Interpreters:
Spina, Anna
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain NEC
Works:
Wen, De-Qing: Quatre poésies (1999)
Meierhans, Mela: Souffle combattant (2005)
With more works of: Georges Aperghis
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Wien 1900 (Claves Nr. 50-2312, 2004)
Interpreters:
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain NEC
With more works of: Arnold Schönberg, Alexander Zemlinsky, Alban Berg, Gustav Mahler
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Ensemble TaG, Winterthur (Grammont Porträt Nr. 87, 2003)
Interpreters:
Monot, Pierre-Alain
Jäggin, Christoph
Cuendet, Olivier
Works:
Dünki, Jean-Jacques: Canones nach Arnold Schönberg (1998)
Kelterborn, Rudolf: Ensemble-Buch III (1997)
Voegelin, Fritz: Thebaïs (1994)
Stauder, Andréas: Gloriette (2000)
With more works of: Yori-Aki Matsudaïra, Faradsch Karajev
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Bibliography
Monot, Pierre-Alain: Vaincre la résistance, in: Dissonanz 105 (2009), S. 24-25 [Internet]
Ensembles