JULY 10, 2015

MEET CHRISTOPHE CHASSOL, THE FRENCH COMPOSER OF ‘BIG SUN’

By Francerocks

A prolific French artist possessing perfect pitch, Chassol (who studied at Berklee in Boston) recently released 'Big Sun' to major acclaim from outlets like The Fader, OUT, and Brooklyn Vegan. The bureauexport team in New York sat down with Chassol via Skype, resulting in the following interview, notably exploring Chassol's unique concept of ultrascore, among other topics

JUNE 30, 2015

INTERVIEW WITH THE FRENCH ELECTRO PRODUCER THYLACINE

By Francerocks

Thylacine began his music producer career in 2012, offering his audience a powerful version of electronic music guided by the female voices with whom he has collaborated with in the past several years. Drawing on influences such as Philipp Glass, Four Tet and Moderat, Thylacine aka William Rezé is accompanied on stage by Laetitia Bely's graphic projections, staging concerts that blur the boundaries between all the senses. We met William and Laetitia during their brief tour in the United States earlier this year. Their shows at SXSW and at Piano's in New York were well received, with the trip to New York also providing an opportunity for William to finally meet with Dyllan, who sang for the first time with him on stage. Since the interview the team headed to Vietnam and Russia before returning to France for summer festival season.

OCTOBER 29, 2014

Jean-Louis Agobet Composes for the San Antonio Symphony

By FRENCH CULTURE HOUSTON

Jean-Louis Agobet was commissioned to write a piece for orchestra for the San Antonio Symphony. The piece "Oculus" as part of his American Prelude, will premiere on November 7th at the Tobin Center for Performing Arts in San Antonio.

MAY 23, 2014

The French Horn's new album “Transit Time”

By FRENCH CULTURE MIAMI

The French Horn releases its new album “Transit Time” on May 23. On this special occasion, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Miami interviewed Vincent Raffard, the band leader.

MAY 16, 2014

VIDEO: JazzFest 2014

By French Culture

An exchange that has bridged both sides of the Atlantic for 100 years, Jazz music and its finest young French players were at their best for January’s French Quarter Jazz Fest at Small’s in New York.

APRIL 8, 2014

Celebrating the legacy of Rameau - an interview with Ryan Brown, Opera Lafayette

By FRENCH CULTURE DC

According to the foundations of musical harmony established in the Traité de l’harmonie, “the Ancients” based the rules of harmony on melo

APRIL 3, 2014

Interview with Francis Cabrel

By Laurence Geannopulos

Francis Cabrel charmed the Midwest Francophone community with his first concert in Chicago, and graciously agreed to an interview with us after

JANUARY 30, 2014

The first edition of FUSION: A conversation with Gaëlle Le Gallic from Radio France-France Musique

By Diana Murray Watts

The promotion of young talent is at the forefront of the music programming by the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France. Seeking to establish a device for the advancement of young musicians from France and the United States, American violinist Miranda Cuckson performed at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 24th, followed by a concert of the French guitar quartet from Paris, Quatuor Eclisses, at the Phillips Collection on Sunday, January 26th. Through this first musical weekend, Fusion was born. Gaëlle Le Gallic, renowned music journalist and producer at France Musique for Radio France in Paris. Le Gallic traveled from Paris to accompany both the Cultural Service and the Phillips Collection in this new musical venture. Here is an interview with her.

JULY 15, 2013

Interview with Marseille Based Hip-hop Group IAM

By French Culture

The Marseille-based hip-hop group IAM performed in Central Park with Rakim as part of Fete de la Musique / Make Music New York festival 2013. This concert was the first live performance by the band in New York City. In this video, the six memebers of the group express their thoughts on the city, French hip hop and more.

APRIL 5, 2013

Interview with Christine Salem

By French Culture & CUNY TV

An interview with musician Christine Salem about Maloya, traditional Reunion music which has its roots both in the honoring of ancestors and performing in GlobalFest.

OCTOBER 19, 2012

Interview with Yan Wagner at NY CMJ Party

By Adrien Colle

French-American synth-pop musician Yan Wagner was in New York City, performing at the Bureau Export CMJ Party at Union Square Ballroom, we caught h