Eva Barthas was born in Toulouse in 1988. At the age of eight she began her musical training as a saxophonist with Philippe Lecocq at the Conservatoire de Toulouse. Between 2006 and 2008 she received instruction from Christian Wirth, and in September 2008 began studying at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSMDP) in the class of Claude Delangle. There she also studied instrumental theater and jazz improvisation. In the winter semester 2010/11 she took lessons from Prof. Daniel Gauthier at the Cologne University of Music, and in May 2012 earned her master’s degree from the CNSMDP with distinction. She enrolled in master classes given by the Diastema Quartet and the Habanera Quartet and by Philippe Hurel, Joe Lullof, Arno Bornkamp, Michael Riessler and Jean-Marie Londeix. She has appeared in recital with the saxophone ensemble of the Conservatoire de Paris in Bangkok and Berlin. She was additionally invited to appear as a soloist with l'Orchestre de la Garde Républicaine. Eva Barthas has won several national and international competitions, including the Concours jeune soliste de l’Université Européenne de Saxophone in Gap, the Concours Européen de Picardie in Amiens and in September 2012 the prize for the best performance of contemporary music at the Aeolus International Competition for Wind Instruments in Düsseldorf. Numerous engagements followed these competitions. Eva Barthas was a member of the Alliage Quintet from 2010 to 2013. She recorded two CDs for Sony Classical with the ensemble – “Voyage Russe” in March 2011 and “Dancing Paris” in September 2013.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.alliage-quintett.com/#!eva-barthas/c1gt2
Koryun Asatryan, Saxophone
Works by Christian Lauba, Georges Aperghis, Francois Rossé, Etienne Rolin, Hiroyuki Itoh, Hayden Chrisholm
Koryun Asatryan, saxophone - Karola Pavone, soprano - Eva Barthas, saxophone - Gareth Lubbe, viola