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Quatuor Linhares
together with Raymond Migy, Pierre-Alain Magni and Thierry Gronchi
 « 4 Guitares en folie » 
Works by Praetorius, Dowland, Rossini, Vivaldi,
Piazzolla, Villa-Lôbos, Ravel, Bolling, Brouwer, Duarte ...

Raymond Migy was born in Bern in 1960. He studied under Maestro Linhares's direction first at the Fribourg and then at the Lausanne Conservatories. At Lausanne he obtained his teaching diploma and was awarded first prize at the "Virtuosité" examination in 1986. In 1988, he obtained his "Licence de Concert".

Raymond Migy is a laureate of the International Guitar Competition of Stresa, Milan and Neuchatel. He has also given solo recitals, chamber music and has played as soloist with several orchestras in Europe, USA, Brazil, Asia and the Far East.

He played with "Orchestre des Jeunes de Fribourg", Collegium Academicum Orchestra (Geneva), "Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne", Mozarteum de Salzburg and with I Solisti Veneti under the direction of Claudio Scimone. He teaches currently at the Conservatories of Fribourg and Lausanne.

Pierre-Alain Magni
Born in Geneva in 1955, Pierre-Alain Magni started his guitar studies in the Fribourg Conservatory, following in the Lausanne Conservatory under the direction of Dagoberto Linhares.

He gets there the Teatcher Diploma and the Price Of Virtuosity.
He has won the 2nd price of the International Stresa Competition.

Pierre-Alain Magni plays as a soloist and in severals chamber music formations.

He has been playing since 1975 with the "Kalinka" Orchestra with witch he played many concerts and made a record.

He plays in the Linhares Quartet.

Since 1999, he accompanies the singer Lucia Albertoni (from Ticino) and collaborates in the creation of the spectacles "POETINCANTO" (creation on poems of Albino Pierro), "NAPOLI INCANTA" (Neapolitan songs), and "CANZONI DI VENTO" (creation of songs of Lucia Albertoni), recorded on CD.

In 2003, creation of a new Neapolitan spectacle "NAPULITANATA" with the lyric singers E. Riatsch Dami and L. Fontana.

Pierre-Alain Magni currently shares his artistic activities between the concerts and teaching.

Thierry Gronchi
Born in 1967 in Marseille (France), Thierry Gronchi started his music studies at the age of 6.

First Price of Virtuosity of the Lausannne Conservatory Of Music under Maestro Linhares's direction, Thierry Gronchi currently shares his artistic activities between the concerts and teaching.

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