Hanna Salzenstein

Baroque music

Hanna Salzenstein

After studying at the Paris Conservatory in the class of Raphael Pidoux, Hanna performed in many festivals such as La Folle Journée de Nantes, The International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, the Festival des Sommets Musicaux de Gstaadt as well as a soloist with the Orchestra of the Conservatoire de Paris and with the Appassionato Orchestra conducted by Mathieu Herzog at the Seine Musicale as part of the Philippe Jaroussky Academy. She studied baroque cello in the class of Christophe Coin, then joined the Consort alongside Justin Taylor, Théotime Langlois de Swarte and Sophie de Bardonnèche. The ensemble has since performed in France and Europe on numerous stages (Philharmonie de Paris, Arsenal de Metz, Philharmonie de Cologne, BOZAR Brussels, ElbPhilharmonie Hamburg, Dijon Opera, Montpellier Opera, OudeMuziek). They recorded several discs including “Specchio Veneziano” at Alpha Classics, awarded with a Diapason d’Or and collaborated with singers such as Eva Zaicik and Adèle Charvet. 

Recently, at the Auditorium of Radio France, during a weekend of three concerts of the Consort dedicated to Antonio Vivaldi, Hanna shared the stage as soloist with Christophe Coin in the concerto for two cellos. She has also performed as a soloist with Le Concert de la Loge, conducted by Julien Chauvin.

Member of the Dichter Trio with violinist Théotime Langlois de Swarte and pianist Fiona Mato, they participated in the International Piano Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron before becoming resident artists at the Singer Polignac Foundation. They then recorded a disc for Harmonia Mundi in August 2023 dedicated to Clara and Robert Schumann, in collaboration with the Musée de la Musique. Hanna is a laureate of the Banque Populaire Foundation and recently performed alongside Renaud Capuçon during a residency for young artists including Paul Zientara and Vassily Chmykov. In 2023, she also participated in the world premiere of a work by Benjamin Attahir for three cellos and soprano voices entitled “Le Jardin d’Afrique”. During the 23/24 season, Hanna reunites with her colleagues and friends from the Ensemble Le Consort for their debut in the USA with a tour of twenty concerts accross the Atlantic.

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