The violinist David Grimal’s latest news – May 2022

Les Rencontres Clés

« It was an unforgettable Schubertiade in the enchanting setting of the Royal Hainaut with Philippe Cassard, Anne Gastinel, Samuel Hasselhorn, Ionah Maiatsky and Maria Marica. I would like to invite you to join my musician friends Marie-Josèphe Jude, Yan Levionnois, Elise Bertrand, Charles Heisser and the Quatuor Hermès. On 13, 14 and 15 May, in the setting of the Château d’Augerville, we will be celebrating the music of the Paris of the Roaring Twenties by composers such as Debussy, Poulenc, Franck and Chausson… »

David Grimal

« Paris les années folles »

For this second edition, David Grimal has drawn up a programme honouring the music of Paris in the Roaring Twenties and its chamber music repertoire.

Over the course of a weekend, renowned artists and promising young talents from the European scene will join him in an exceptional venue for privileged encounters. He will be surrounded by the pianist Marie-Josèphe Jude, the cellist Yan Levionnois, the violinist Elise Bertrand, the pianist Charles Heisser and the Hermès Quartet. 


FRIDAY 13 MAY, 15:00 – concert for schools

FRIDAY 13 MAY, 7pm – Recital by David Grimal and Marie-Josèphe Jude

Debussy, Sonata for violin and piano in G minor

Poulenc, Sonata for violin and piano

Ravel, Posthumous Sonata No.1 for violin and piano in G major

Stravinsky, Duo for violin and piano

SATURDAY 14 MAY, 4 p.m. – Carte blanche to the young generation, Charles Heisser and Elise Bertrand

Bach, Sonata no.4 in C minor for violin and piano

Schubert, Sonatina no.2 in A minor D385 for violin and piano

Bertrand, Sonate-poème for violin and piano, op.11

Ravel, Tzigane for violin and piano

SATURDAY 14 MAY, 7pm – David Grimal, Yan Levionnois, Marie-Josèphe Jude, Charles Heisser, Quatuor Hermès

Ravel, Sonata for violin and cello

Debussy, Sonata in D minor for cello and piano

Franck, Quintet for piano and strings in F minor

SUNDAY 15 MAY, 11:30 am – Quatuor Hermès, David Grimal, Marie-Josèphe Jude

Ravel, String quartet in F major

Chausson, Concert in D major op.21 for piano, violin and string quartet

At the end of each concert, a cocktail will be offered. This time of sharing will allow exchanges between the musicians and the public.

Designed with inclusiveness in mind, the weekend will consist of four concerts open to the general public at affordable prices, and one concert reserved exclusively for school audiences in order to raise awareness of art and music among young people. Different times of exchange will then be proposed during the weekend between the artists and the audience.


Review of the first edition at the Royal Hainaut in Valenciennes

In the medias

La Voix du Nord – « Démarrage réussi des Rencontres Clés au Royal Hainaut » 1er avril 2022 READ

Classica – May 2022