après un rêve Après un rêve
French melodies

Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano

Ensemble Contraste
Arnaud Thorette, violin
Antoine Pierlot, cello
Johan Farjot, arrangements and piano

CD APARTÉ
www.apartemusic.com
Issued on May 19, 2015

into the dark Karol Beffa : Into the dark

Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano
Karol Beffa, piano
Arnaud Thorette, violin
Emmanuel Ceysson, harp

Ensemble Contraste
conductor : Johan Farjot

CD APARTÉ
www.apartemusic.com
Issued on May 19, 2015

midsummer_phantasy Midsummer Phantasy

Musical works by Purcell,
                Franck Bridge, Olivier Penard
Arnaud Thorette, violin
Maria Mosconi, alto
Antoine Pierlot, cello
Johan Farjot, piano

CD DUX
www.dux.pl
Issued on December 1st, 2014

miroir(s) Tous en cœur

100 artistes s'engagent en musique
pour l'enfance en danger


on behalf of SOS Village d'enfants association
with Arnaud Thorette
and Ensemble Contraste
arrangements and conducting :
Johan Farjot

CD live
Release on December 9, 2013

miroir(s) miroir(s)

Ensemble Contraste

Karol Beffa, piano, Fender Rhodes
Johan Farjot, Fender Rhodes, piano
Raphaël Imbert, saxophones
Arnaud Thorette, viola

Release on September, 2013
Edited by naïve

www.naive.fr

schumann

Robert Schumann :

schumann's fantasy

Jean-Luc Votano, clarinet
Arnaud Thorette, viola
Johan Farjot, piano



Release on March, 22 2013
Cyprès Records

www.cypres-records.com


Bach - Transcriptions

Jean-Sébastien Bach :

Transcriptions

Ensemble Contraste

Une grande humilité et une grande intelligence au service de la musique Bach, alors sublimée.
Classica,Antoine Mignon (mars 2013), CD ****

ce disque est un plaisir, une gourmandise intelligente.
Médiapart, Frédérick Casadessus (25 février 2013)


Release on February, 2013
La Dolce Volta/Harmonia Mundi Records

www.ladolcevolta.com/fr


Koechlin

Charles Koechlin :

Paysages et marines / Deux sonatines
Septuor / Sonate à sept

Wind Ensemble Initium
Ensemble Contraste


Les deux ensembles Initium et Contraste qui ont uni leurs effectifs pour ce programme portent haut le label «qualité France» de la musique de chambre.
Jacques Bonnaure Classica, juillet-août 2012


Released on June, 2012
Timpani Records

www.timpani-records.com/fr


Fauré - La Bonne Chanson

George ONSLOW :

chamber music with wind instruments

Wind Ensemble Initium
Ensemble Contraste


Released on April 24, 2011
Timpani Records

www.timpani-records.com/fr


Fauré - La Bonne Chanson

Gabriel FAURÉ:


La bonne chanson op. 61
Quatuor pour piano op. 15


Karine Deshayes, mezzo
Ensemble Contraste








Released on March 31, 2011
Zig-Zag Territoires Records


Classique d'or RTL
mars 2011


Ephémères, Musical humors, Philippe Hersant
Ensemble Contraste revisits some of the most famous musicals, from Broadway to Rochefort.

The CD features special guest performances by Karine Deshayes, Sandrine Piau, Magali Léger, Isabelle Georges, Emily Loizeau, Rosemary Standley, Alain Buet, Sébastien Droy, Sébastien Guèze, Albin de la Simone, Contraste Choir and also jazz improvisations by Raphaël Imbert and Karol Beffa.

Arrangements and piano : Johan Farjot


Released on January 21, 2011
Naïve Records
Production : Contraste Productions

Durosoir - Triptyque

Lucien DUROSOIR

Sequenza 3,
le Quatuor Diottima,
etc.

and also
Johan Farjot, piano
et Raphaël Merlin, cello

in Triptyque

Released on January 20, 2011
Alpha Records


Ephémères, Musical humors, Philippe Hersant

Philippe HERSANT:

Ephémères
     Alice Ader, piano

Musical humors
     Arnaud Thorette, viola
     Paris-Sorbonne Orchestra
     conducting: Johan Farjot

Released on November 2010
Triton Records

To buy this CD:
www.disques-triton.com/fr


Johannes Brahms : Les trois Sonates pour violon et piano

Johannes BRAHMS:

The three sonatas for violin and piano

Geneviève Laurenceau, violin
Johan Farjot, piano


Released on August 26, 2010
Zig-Zag Territoires Records


Max Bruch : oeuvres pour clarinette et alto

Max BRUCH:
Concerto for clarinet and viola, op.88
Romance for viola and orchestra, op. 85
Eight pieces for clarinet, viola and piano, op.83

Jean-Luc Votano, clarinet
Arnaud Thorette, viola
Johan Farjot, piano
Liège, Wallonie Bruxelles Symphonic Orchestra. Conducting: Pascal Rophé
Released on December 2009
Cyprès Records


Masques Ensemble Contraste Karol Beffa

Karol BEFFA: Masques
Ensemble Contraste

Released on April 8, 2009
Triton Records

To buy this CD:
www.disques-triton.com/fr


Café 1930 - Tangos

Café 1930 - Tangos Ensemble Contraste
Magali Léger
Karine Deshayes
Paris-Sorbonne Choir
Raphaël Imbert
André Cecarrelli
file:///media/Partition3/Sites/essai/images/coupcoeur.gif Coup de coeur Fnac
Released on January 13, 2009
Zig-Zag Territoires Records - Harmonia Mundi


J. BRAHMS: Sonates et trio

J. BRAHMS: Sonatas and trio
Accord-Universal Music
Arnaud Thorette, viola / Johan Farjot, piano / Karine Deshayes, mezzo soprano / Raphaël Merlin, cello

 

Released on March 10, 2008


Philippe Hersant : Musiques à un, deux ou trois

Philippe Hersant: Musiques à un, deux, ou trois. Triton Records
Arnaud Thorette, viola / Johan Farjot, piano / Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet / Raphaël Merlin, cello / Pierre Colombet, violin

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Released on November 2007


Tenebrae

Tenebrae
Disque Accord-Universal
Johan Farjot, piano / Arnaud Thorette, viola


Buy this CD

Released on September 11, 2006


Classica Jeunes Interprètes

Young performers: Classica monthly magazine, #82 (may 2006) :
Arnaud Thorette, viola / Johan Farjot, piano

Extract : Robert Schumann: Märchenbilder, op.113.
First movement : Nicht schnell 3'34

Recorded on September 2004