About Eudes Bernstein
After starting his musical studies in the CRR conservatory of music Versailles, Eudes Bernstein obtained a Master as saxophone interpreter (class of Claude Delangle) and the Certificat d’Aptitude diploma at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. After an Erasmus exchange at the Hochschule in Cologne (class of Daniel Gauthier), he teaches since 2019 at the CRD of Aulnay Sous Bois. He completed his training by obtaining a degree in musicology from the University Paris IV Sorbonne.
Laureate of numerous international competitions (Osaka, Dinant, Aeolus, FMAJI, FNAPEC) he performs as a soloist with many international orchestras (Orchestre de Chambre de Belgique, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Sud Westphalen Philharmonie, Orchestre Pasdeloup, Orchestre d’Harmonie de la Garde Républicaine, Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe) notably under the direction of David Reiland, Benjamin Levy, Nicolas Simon, Julien Leroy, Romain Dumas and Martin Lebel.
He is also one of the very few saxophonists to obtain the scholarship of the prestigious Fondation Banque Populaire. Passionate about chamber music, he creates the saxophone quartet Niobé with which he performs in many festivals in France and abroad (Izumi Hall in Osaka, at the Kazina Hall in Ljubjana, Vox Musica Festival.) He also collaborates with the Zahir Quartet and the Triton Quartet (Tour in China May 2019)
He is also the creator of the original Dämmerung Trio with violin and piano. They undertakes an ambitious transcriptions work of the great orchestra repertoire (Ravel’s Waltz, Stravinsky’s Petrouchka, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Fauna, Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony), they collaborate with Lacroch’, clarinetist Paul Meyer and soprano Mariamielle Lamagat. The trio was invited to play on Radio France in the program «Générations Jeunes Interprètes de Gaëlle Le Gallic» and at the Festival International de Musique de chambre de Salon de Provence on 2020.
Very attracted by contemporary music, he is the creator of Karol Beffa’s saxophone concerto, but also works with Thierry Escaich, Bruno Mantovani, Philippe Hurel, Matteo Franceschini, Jonathan Pontier, Naoki Sakata, Sam Taylor and Orlando Bass.
He performed at the Manifesto Festival with the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra in the French premiere of Franck Bedrossian’s Twist (dir. Brad Lupman) at the Cité de la Musique and with the ensemble Intercontemporain in Luciano Berio’s Coro (dir. Mattias Pinscher) at the Philharmonie de Paris. He also performed at the prestigious Venice Biennale in the creation of “Habitat”, multimedia work in collaboration with the composer Francesco Pellegrino and the visual artist Roberto Cassano under the direction of Thierry Coduys and Andrew Quinn. On December 2019 he played in the production of Broadway’s musical “An American in Paris” at the Théâtre du Chatelet as a multi-media instrumentalist (saxophone/clarinet).
His next projects include the creation of “Long Playing” by Matteo Franceschini for saxophone and electronics, the recording of the record “Spirales” (Ravel, Webern, Grisey) in collaboration with the Paraty Label and the company JBP Films, as well as the creation of the Festival-Académie Vents Nouveaux in collaboration with the Association Terreau d’Artistes for the promotion and training of young wind ensembles.