|Feel the dance inside, tempo does not change||00h:00m:54s|
|Accent is on second beat but we still need to understand where the downbeat is||00h:04m:40s|
|Bring a new color to the D-natural||00h:05m:50s|
|The Rite of Spring||00h:08m:40s|
|Grace notes might be too fast||00h:10m:00s|
|Once the horn enters you need to stay in tempo||00h:10m:26s|
|Practice the triplet passage at #1 without the grace notes to make sure it's in time||00h:13m:10s|
|In the restatement you can play with a bigger, more open sound||00h:15m:30s|
|Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6||00h:21m:21s|
|Think of the first two notes as an upbeat - go to the G||00h:22m:20s|
|Breathe as if you were going to play FF||00h:23m:15s|
|More tongue on E and G||00h:24m:07s|
|Sforzando needs to be big in context||00h:25m:10s|
Sophie Dartigalongue, principal bassoon of the Vienna Philharmonic, works with NWS bassoonist Brenton Foster, on various bassoon excerpts from Ravel's Bolero, Stravinksy's Rite of Spring, and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6.
Maurice Ravel, Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
BOLERO, SACRE DU PRINTEMPS, LE, SYMPHONY NO. 6 IN B MINOR, OP. 74 ("PATHETIQUE")
Recorded Date: 21-03-2017
Born in 1991, Sophie Dartigalongue started her musical education with guitar and clarinet. She came to the bassoon in 2003. She studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Lyon, in the bassoon studios of C. Colombo and J.Pignoly . In 2011 she attended the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic, where she studied under Daniele Damiano. In 2012, she won the audition for contrabassoon and became a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2015 she was appointed as principal bassoon of the Vienna State Opera.
During her studies, Sophie took part in many competitions where she won more than a dozen international awards including the second prize and audience prize (1st not awarded) at the international competition of the ARD in Munich in September 2013. In 2015 she won the prestigious Beethoven Ring in Bonn.
As a soloist, she has played with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Radio (Jolivet concerto), Munich Chamber Orchestra (Vivaldi concerto), South West German Philarmonic Orchestra (Mozart concerto), Vienna Chamber Orchestra (Strauss concertino), SWR Orchestra Stuttgart (Hummel concerto), and others.
She is a participant of several festivals such as: Beethoven Bonn Festival, Bassoon Festival Beijing, International Double Reed Conference, Lucerne Festival, BBC Proms, La Côte Saint André Festival, and the Salzburg Festival.
Since 2013 she has given masterclasses in Japan, Argentina, Spain, Portugal, among others.
She is a "Püchner artist".