concerts in mediacentres
Concerts in media libraries require a French to English translator on site, provided by the organiser.
A pedagogical approach to the work of Frédéric Chopin, to highlight the
filiation between classical and jazz to bring together audiences from both
Each play is introduced by a few bars of the original score and biographical or
historical precision which enlighten Chopin’s composition and explain the path
to its jazz arrangement.
A show that shows that the border between classical and jazz is much more
subtle than it seems to be.
On the occasion of the concerts of the Frédéric Chopin Jazz Project trio, in
order to raise awareness among young people and to offer children access to
a live performance, the three musicians present an educational workshop
aimed at students from CE2.
The intervention lasts about an hour and is conducted as follows :
Detailed presentation and role of the different instruments (piano, double
bass, drums and percussions)
Biography and history of Frédéric Chopin’s music.
From the original composition to its jazz version: explanation of an
The workshop requires an acoustic grand piano, or alternatively an upright
piano, tuned the same day if possible or at least the day before. It should take
place in the afternoon and / or morning of the concert, and ideally in the same
room. To encourage listening and optimize student participation, it is
desirable to limit the number of participants to about fifty.