Residing in his native french hometown of Briançon by choice and because
of the beauty of the mountainous landscape, Alain DABONCOURT leads an
active concert life, performing a widely eclectic repertoire, from Bach
to Penderecki and Takemitsu, including recital programs, chamber music,
as well as more than eighty concertos.
As a soloist he
plays in many countries : USA, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, France,
Italy, Switzerland, Russia, the Ukraine, Lithuania, Romania, Poland,
India, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Middle-East ...
He appears in such
major halls as : Taipei National Concert Hall, St Petersburg
Philharmony, Vilnius Philharmony, Torino's Teatro Alfieri and RAI
Auditorium, Paris Salle Gaveau...
Until now, he has
recorded 12 CDs.
Among his partners
Chambre d'Auvergne, Russian Chamber Philharmonic, Kharkov Philharmony,
Chisinau Philharmony, Varsaw Baroque Soloists, I Virtuosi
dell'Accademia, Manchester Sinfonia, Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Macau
Duchâble, Jean-Marie Cottet, Jean-François
Ballèvre, Billy Eidi, Giuseppe Massaglia, Elena Winther,
Maria Calleja, Mary Wu.. (piano)
Marion Fromonteil... (harp)
Zoltan Toth, Yuri
Solistes de Cannes, les 3B...
was brought into contact with music at a very young age, playing the
piano in his childhood. At 14, he discovered the flute while attending
a flute concert in his small home town in France. He taught himself for
four years, and after enrolling for one year in Marseille Conservatory,
he studied in Paris (Michel Debost) and Genève (Jean-Claude
Hermenjat). He graduated from Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris
(Diplôme Supérieur de Concertiste).
He improved his art
listening to the lessons of J.P. Rampal, A. Nicolet, A. Adorjan.