TRIO ROUSSEV, SALQUE, ROZANOVA
|Svetlin Roussev, violin||François Salque, cello||Elena Rozanova, piano|
Elena Rozanova created the Rachmaninov Piano Trio in 1998 with Svetlin Roussev and Andrej Melik to perform at the prestigious International Chamber Music Competition in Melbourne in 1999. They were awarded the prize for best interpretation of a contemporary piece. The Trio had already impressed various directors of European festivals.
Between 1993 and 1998, Svetlin Roussev was awarded more than ten prizes in international competitions and played with many orchestras such as the Orchestre Philarmonique de Radio France and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis. He gave recitals in China, South Corea, Taiwan as well as in Europe and the United States. Svetlin Roussev is concert solo of the Orchestre de Radio France and teaches at the CSNM in Paris.
Runner-up in many international competitions such as Lausanne (first prize unanimously), Munich, Geneva, Tchaikovsky, François Salque was awarded the most important prizes ever given to a French cellist in these competitions. For five years, he was part of the Ysaÿe Quartet but left them in December 2004. He plays regularly with artists such as Jean-Claude Pennetier, Brigitte Engerer, Barry Douglas, Itamar Golan, Emmanuel Pahud, Alexandre Tharaud…
Elena Rozanova has been awarded many prizes in international competitions such as the Long-Thibaud or the Eduard Flipse in Rotterdam. She has played as a soloist or with chamber music formations in festivals such as the Radio France Festival in Montpellier, Ravinia, La Roque d'Anthéron, Colmar… with artists such as the Aviv and Ysaÿe Quartets, Henri Demarquette, Graf Mourja, Raphaël Oleg and of course, with Svetlin Roussev and François Salque.