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Romain Leleu, the breath of the 7th Art

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Trumpeter Romain Leleu presents his new album "Move".

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By: Jean-François Cadet Follow

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With his new disc entitled "Move", the trumpeter Romain Leleu pays tribute to the most beautiful music of cinema and to its great composers from Ennio Morricone to Nino Rota via Michel Legrand and Ibrahim Maalouf.

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Romain Leleu's first concert as a soloist, he was just 14 years old.

It was before being hailed 12 years later by the “Instrumental Revelation” of the Victories of Classical Music 2009. It must be said that his entire career, he owes it to the pistons.

And for good reason: he is one of the greatest French trumpeters.

Romain Leleu

will have received, during his young career, the 1st Prize with honors at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris, and then the Chamber Music Prize with unanimous honors.

Today, the older brother of tuba player Thomas Leleu performs all over the world.

He moves happily from the baroque to the contemporary, and he inspires contemporary composers, such as Baptiste Trotignon who composed “Move” for him, a concerto for trumpet and orchestra.

“Move” is also the title of his new album.

A tribute to the big names in film music, Ennio Morricone, Georges Delerue, Michel Legrand or Nino Rota.

A musical and cinematographic journey in which he embarked many guests.

"Move",

Romain Leleu

's new album , is available at Harmonia Mundi.

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Fanny Bleichner

went to the Opéra Bastille in Paris, where a play by Jules Massenet which has just entered the repertoire is being performed: Cendrillon.

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