Vincent Beer-Demander

Mandolinist

"... His creations testify of his musical eclecticism and virtuosity. Through a rich repertoire and a renewed vision of the mandolin, he contributes to bringing this remarkable instrument to light. »

François Hollande, President of the French Republic

 

"...The greatest mandolinist in the world, it's Vincent Beer-Demander! »

Vladimir Cosma

 

"... I had the opportunity to hear it live and I was able to appreciate the momentum and energy that emerge from its interpretations, and this in the most diverse repertoires..."

François René Duchable

 

"...There is the mandolin before Vincent Beer-Demander and the mandolin after Vincent Beer-Demander..."

François Rossé

 

Born in 1982, Vincent Beer-Demander quickly accumulated diplomas and awards in prestigious European Conservatories.

 

The only Mandolinist to hold a concert degree from the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, he has won several international competitions, including Giacomo Sartori 2004, Raffaele Calace 2008, José Fernandez Rojas 2009.

 

He performs all over the world with artists such as Mike Marshall, Roland Dyens, Philip Caterine, Claude Barthélémy, Roberto Alagna, Thomas Leleu, Nana Mouskouri, Féloche, Agnès Jaoui...

 

Dedicated to the mandolin concertos of Vladimir Cosma, Claude Bolling, Francis Lai, Hamilton de Holanda, François Rossé or Félix Ibbarondo, he collaborates with ensembles such as the Orchestre National de France, Minsk Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Orchestre National de Toulouse, The Israel Chamber Orchestra Ramadgan, Orchestre National de Montpellier, Bucuresti Orchestra Sinfonica, Orchestre National de Nice, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Orchestre du CNSM de Paris, Orchestre Philarmonique de Marseille, Orchestre de l'Opéra de Toulon Provence Méditerranée., the Paris National Opera - Bastille, Ensemble C Barré, Ensemble TM+, Proxima Centauri...

 

As a soloist and chamber musician, he has participated in more than a hundred creations of works by Markeas, Moultaka, Bon, Bosseur, Hadad, Solano, Martin, Pattar, Marti, Charpy, Rolin, Festou, Vella, Eychenne, Houdy, Crousier, Nascimento, Ogawa, Ourkouzounov, Hue, Iacono, Nicolau, Paliotti, Grivel, Oger, Carrenio, Tarroncher, Houdy, Peyrebelle, Tognan, Bensa, Arrue, Della Vechia, Vial, Besingrand, Bakas, Parwez, Bohn, Branch, Giles, Gomes, Mollerskov, Olano, Tonawanda, Kan-no, Yip, Laval, Kassap, Brizmur, Feldhandler...

 

Professor at the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de Marseille, he is regularly invited to lead master classes alone or alongside musicians such as Pierre Henry Xuereb, Philippe Muller, Patrick Muller, Patrick Gallois, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Dejan Bogdavovic, Hélène Dautry, Fabrice Pierre, Yehuda Hanany...

 

A multi-faceted composer published by Oz (Canada), Mundoplectro (Spain) and Trekel (Germany), his extensive discography reflects his musical eclecticism.