Artist Info

Malvina and Filippo Renault-Antonelli, made up in Duo Scaramouche since 1992, acquired during last years a maturity which confers even more on their play complicity and the very particular harmony which had already allured during their studies in Vienna, Paris, to the "Chigiana Academy" in Siena. Duo Scaramouche offers with a great emotion and a remarkable vitality, a reflexion rich colors on this marvellous pianistic literature, "thus competing with the orchestra" according to the review "Le Monde de la Musique". Its repertory is marked by seal of an extreme diversity, with a curiosity for the jazz. This interest brought the Duo Scaramouche on several occasions, to integrate in its programs Scott Joplin, Gershwin and Bernstein. Concerned with the music of its time, the Duo Scaramouche also created concertos for two pianos and orchestra, and made several recordings for the BBC, RAI-Italy, France Musiques Radio Station, France 3 or Mezzo.
The CD, published in September 2002 for its 10 years of career, gathering works of Brahms, Ravel, De Falla and Milhaud was greeted by "Four Stars" of the «Le Monde de la Musique» magazine for "its brilliance and the fine nuances which characterize its play".
Duo Scaramouche produced in many prestigious venues and festivals in France as Salle Gaveau, Salle Cortot, Nice, Mulhouse, Strasbourg, Colmar, but also in Europe as London, Birmingham, Prague, Bologna, Naples, Lecco, Ferrara, Vienna, Moscow or the Summer Music Festival in Cambridge, the Emilia Romagna Festival, the International Music Festival in Capri or the International Music Festival in Dubrovnik.
Duo Scaramouche in parallel with the artistic activity, grows rich by a teaching engagement within the framework of masterclasses in Birmingham and of the "International Forum of the Pianos Duo" of which he is the founder.
Duo Scaramouche ensures the artistic direction of several festival in Europe.






Festival « Au fil des Eaux »