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Yoann Durant works internationally as an artist, composer, saxophonist, producer, performer

Yoann Durant performed and worked in Europe, USA, Australia, New-Zealand, Iceland, Canada, Panama

- GOLDEN LION 57th Venice Biennale 2017 : Best National Participation (German Pavillon, durational show Faust : visual art, music, performance), co-compose the songs MEDUSA‘S SONG, O.W.E.N., QUEEN SONG, and TRAUERMARSCHMUSIK.

- Feat on 2 tracks on the GRAMMIS 2020 Best Album nomination (Sweden) BROR UTAN SOL, Label Year0001

Allt i En Fiende and Balen 

- Opera de Lyon commission, recomposed Ma Mère L'Oye Maurice Ravel, 2007

- MoMA PS1 NYC : La substance but in English 2014, co-creator and performer singer

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/14/arts/dance/la-substance-but-in-english-tweaks-consumerism.html


- Creates Eliane Radigue piece OCCAM  with ONCEIM, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain Paris 2017


- Radio France commission : Barcelona the radio piece 2014


- Co-creator & performer Epic & La substance but in English, Moderna Museet Stockholm 2014, Manchester International Festival 2013


- Saxophonist of Riccardo Del Fra Quintet (double bass player of Chet Baker) : Toronto Jazz Festival

 

- Panama Jazz Festival with Riccardo Del Fra & Danilo Perez (US Jazz Grammy Award 2019)


- Stockholm City Blue Hall for Princess Sofia 2019 with Oskar Landström 

- Cité de la Musique & Jazz à la Villette with Rétroviseur Paris

- S U N, pop/soul/RNB duo band with Sunna Ardal, Butterfly album 2017, Orkid EP 2018

Live at Folk Operan, Fotografiska, Space Camp LA, Backhouse gallery LA, Venice Biennale Lithuanian Pavillon 

- Sound performance Hear  together with choreographer Benjamin Vandewalle at Kaaitheater BXL

 

- Composer for choreographer Cristina Caprioli : Omkretz at Sunday Sessions MoMA PS1 NYC and Slought Foundation Philadelphia 2015, A Line Up (Riksteatern 2017), Aska (The Hall Stockholm 2019)

- Angst, co-composition, Anne Imhof at Hamburger Bahnhof Berlin 2016


- Master 2 Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris 


- Qwartz Music Awards, saxophone solo close-miking and processed "seul", La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris 2013


- Arte Live Web at Jazz in Berlin with  Rétroviseur


- Radio France, fictions Farenheit 451 and World of Wars at France Culture with Quentin Sirjacq and Alexandre Plank


- Feldsträke program : 104 Paris, CalArts Los Angeles, Pact Zollverein Essen 2011


- Curation and music performances at Jeudi's at Centre Pompidou, Paris 2010


- Masterclasses : Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, University of Gothenburg, Panama Jazz Festival

- Diplôme d'Etat (State Diploma) : Music Teacher 2007

- 1st prize for "Band" : Concours National de Jazz a la Defense Paris

-  Solo performances :

Fotografiska Stockholm 2019

The Hall 2019

John Cage Room Philadelphia 2015

FGNM (Frankfurter Gesellschaft für Neue Musik) Frankfurt 2013

GMEA Centre National de Création Musicale Albi 2012

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