10 April 2022

Amandine Beyer

Amandine Beyer is recognized as a reference in the interpretation of the baroque violin repertoire. Her 2012 recording of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas received various awards (Diapason d’or de l’année, Choc de Classica de l’année, Editor’s choice de Gramophone, Prix Academie Charles Cros, Excepcional de Scherzo, and more). Her work with these Partitas continued with the performance Partita 2, choreographed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and danced by De Keersmaeker and Boris Charmatz in 2013. Beyer has performed at venues and festivals worldwide, including the Théatre du Chatelet, Festival de Sablé, Innsbrucker Festwochender Alten Musik, and Wiener Konzerthaus, and she is part of various music ensembles, including Les Cornets Noirs, the duos with Pierre Hantaï, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Laurence Beyer, and her own ensemble, Gli Incogniti. She teaches at the ESMAE (Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espetáculo) of Porto and in master classes worldwide: France, Taiwan, Brazil, Italy, Spain, the United States, Canada. Since 2010 she has taught baroque violin at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Switzerland.