† Alan Marion

With inspired musicality and controlled technique.

make a beautiful sound

A veteran flutist with many fans in Japan.

Born in Marseille in 1938. He studied under Joseph Rampal and Pierre Rampal, and graduated from the Marseille National Conservatoire in 1952 with first prize. In 1961, he won the Geneva International Music Competition.

Since 1964, he has been the principal player of the French National Radio Chamber Orchestra, and since 1967 he has been the principal player of the Orchester de Paris, and from then until 1979 he has been the principal player of the Orchester National de France, and has performed with Karajan, Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Boulez, Abbado, Rostropovich, Celibidache. He is active all over the world with famous conductors such as. Since 1977, he has served as a professor at the Paris Conservatory, and has gained acclaim by teaching master classes around the world, including at the Nice International Summer Academy and the Salzburg Mozarteum University of Music. Since his first visit to Japan in 1980, he has frequently held recitals in various places, and continues to impress many music fans with his reliable technique and expressive, warm tone. Currently, he is active in a wide range of areas, including solo recitals and recordings in Europe, America, and Africa, as well as chamber music with the British Chamber Orchestra and the Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, and collaborations with orchestras. His bright, witty, and humane personality makes his concerts even more appealing.

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