Caroline Leander

(born in Lund, Sweden, 1965, resident Malmö), is a pianist, composer and conductor in the jazz, pop and theatre fields. She started her musical training at the age of six and piano was her first instrument. Later on she added voice and accordion. Leander studied at St. Petri Music College in Malmö, Skurup's Folkhögskola and Malmö Academy of Music. Leander has worked as a free-lance musician in extensive musical contexts. She started her career at 18 at Malmö Theatre Academy transforming Verdi's La Traviata to solo piano in the theatre-play The Lady of the camellias. Ever since, Leander has frequently appeared on dance and theatre stages as a pianist, composer and conductor, for example accompanist at Skånes Dansteater in Malmö and at Dansens Hus and The school of modern dance in Copenhagen. She has collaborated with the magician Malin Nilsson, been a pianist in shows with members from Varieté Vauduvill and she arranged, played and conducted in the musical Sluka mig at Helsingborgs Stadsteater. In the beginning of the 90's Leander formed her own band. Since then she has released 5 CDs with her own material and she has participated in many other recordings. Since 2000 Leander collaborates with the French singer and guitarist Ann Marie Teinturier in the French-sounding duo Prunes, performing in Sweden, Denmark and France. Prunes has released several albums, the latest with their own songs, and they have also participated in French national radio. Leander has performed at the Umbria Jazz Festival, Patras Jazz Festival, Skeppsholmsfestivalen, and Pori Jazz and toured in countries such as Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden and Denmark. She composed the music to Orderi, a children's radio-play for Swedish Radio and also worked as an accompanist and teacher at the School of Theatre in Milan in the 80's.
Selected recordings: In Leander's own name: Under my heart 2010, dB-Productions; Read my lips (1996) dB-Productions; Wait for your soul (1995) dB Productions, Lucky dreams (1992) dB Productions.
As a side woman: Grande Rue, Prunes (2007), Altavox; Liqueur (2004), db –Productions; Ensemble Miró 2003); Compote, Prunes (2002)
Awards, selection: Scholarship from SKAP (Swedish Composers of Popular Music), Nominated to the Golden record in the magazine OJ (Orkesterjournalen)

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Cécile Le Prado

(born in 1956, France). She studied music and electroacoustic composition at the Conservatory of Nantes. She worked in GES at Vierzon, the INA-GRM and IRCAM. She wrote music for dance and with Robert Cahen, Christian Boustani, Jean-Christophe Ballot. At the Imagina Festival in 1996 she was awarded the prize for the best soundtrack for Bruges of Christian Boustani, extract of the triptych Les Cités antérieures (Siena, Bruges, Toledo). She is interested in architecture and soundscape. She created sound installations in various places: Jeux d'eaux, under the «Déjeuners sur l'Erdre», La Chapelle-sur-Erdre; Follia, in the framework of the exhibition «Sites choisis» in Niort, Le Passeur in the park of La Villette and the park of l'Orangerie de Nice, in the Manca festival, Belleville at home of La Villette, Vocatifs, in Saint-Denis, in the context of «Artifices 3», exhibition devoted to the relationship between art and technology. In 1996, she directed the installation of the de Le Triangle d'incertitude, presented in Quartz in Brest, La Grande Halle de la Villette and IRCAM (CD collection IRCAM 005). Her compositions are a musical work, a dreamlike metaphor of real soundscape, both a pretext and the starting point of a journey within. She offers music-sights, sounds-borders to explore.
Concerts and exhibitions: 1997, Ars Electronica festival, Linz, Austria; 1996, exhibition L'enseine de Gersaint Schauspielhaus, Berlin; 1996, L'IRCAM découvre le haut; 1995, ISEA / Montréal; 1994, Exhibition Différentes Natures, Virrein a Palace, Barcelona; 1993, Exhibition Paris Ville Lumière / Espace Electra, Paris; 1992, Cycle acousmatique, Maison de Radio France, Paris; 1991, Exhibition L'art au défi des technosciences, Parc de la Villette, Paris; 1988, 2nd Biennial of the Arts Electroniques, Rennes; 1987, Images Acousmatiques, Confort Moderne Poitiers; 1985, Musiques de Traverses festival, Reims.

Corinne Latteur

(born in Binche, Belgium, resident in Italy). She received her diploma of excellence in piano in her native country receiving the Medal of the Government as well as the First Prize for music theory at the Conservatory. She graduated with honors in composition at the Conservatory "V. Bellini" of Palermo and in conducting as the first woman graduate in Sicily in both disciplines  Since 1996, Maestro Latteur is director of the Choir " Voces Concentus " Association " Father Don Puglisi " in Palermo, the late priest killed by the Mafia for which the teacher has also directed and orchestrated the music for a short film about her courageous life. In 1999 and in 2000 she was representative of the Sicilian composers for the Fondazione Arena di Verona, where two of her works were performed at the Philharmonic Theatre : "Dream of Silk " and "Black Out" . In January 2005, she directed the Chamber Orchestra Gino Marinuzzi in a concert organized by the Regional Province of Palermo in the program, the world premiere of her " First Concerto for Violin and Orchestra " dedicated to the victims of the tsunami in South- East Asia ( solo : Salvatore Petrotto ), available on DVD). In October 2005 she became director of the Choir of Palermo Frederick , directing the choir in all its musical events in various festivals and concerts in every part of Sicily . And in 2005 at the IV Festival of Sacred Choral Music convened by' Cultural Association Choir polyphonic " Dei Cantores ", in recognition of the complexity of the piece performed ("Christmas " by P.Tonassi, transpose music Sacred Hymn of the eponymous A. Manzoni ).
Awards: In 2003, Corinne Latteur and her Orchestra were winners of the 1st prize at the " 5th European Competition Antonino Miserendino category for the Chamber Orchestra.
Selected Works: On April 26, 2007, C.Latteur recorded her latest CD "Emotions", containing music she composed and directed. She released her first CD "Mirror invisible"( Panastudio Productions) containing his own music performed by the G.Marinuzzi and directed by the composer herself. C.Latteur was called to write the music for the short film titled" Alina" (of C.Bosco and R.Lanteri)