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Irène Duval violin

Irène began studying the violin at the age of seven in Hong Kong and then continued her studies in France. She has won several prizes and her performance of the Beethoven concerto received accolades, the German Free Press noting that ‘it was a Beethoven in heaven. 

In 2012, Irène received the Appassionato Joël Klépal prize in Caen and was given a generous grant from the Meyer Fondation. In 2014, she went at the Kronberg Academy in Germany to study with Mihaela Martin in Further Master Studies, and received artistic advice from internationally renowned musicians until 2017.She has been supported by Fondation pour la vocation Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet, Fondation SAFRAN pour la musique, la Fondation de l’Or du Rhin, la Fondation d’Entreprise Banque Populaire, ArteMusica Stiftung.

In 2021 Irène was a prize-winner at the Young Classical Artists Trust International Auditions.

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Music & videos

Danse Macabre, op.40

Camille Saint-Saëns

arr. Boutellis/Duval for 2 violins

Recorded in July 2018 at Le Bal Blomet, Paris.