The young Duo Aryaga composed of Arielle Krebs and Agathe Moreau was born in 2013 out of an artistic ‘love at first sight’ – about music as well as friendship - during their Bachelor’s Degree as solists in Guitar Interpretation at the Higher Conservatory "Manuel Castillo" of Seville in the class of Mr Francisco Sánchez Bernier.
Having benefited over these years from the precious advices given by their chamber music teacher Mr Francisco Sánchez Cantón they felt confident in pursuing their project and started a Master's Degree in Chamber Music Performance at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona in the class of Mr Guillem Pérez-Quer in September 2017. Besides their academic studies, they have enjoyed the opportunity of having masterclasses with renowned guitarists like Zoran Dukic, Antonio Duro, Judicaël Perroy, Lorenzo Micheli and Pablo Márquez, among others.
The duo is building its own artistic identity and thriving by performing concerts in Spain, France and Switzerland their eyes on the future.
Born in Metz (France), Arielle started studying guitar with teachers Christophe Pratiffi and James Szura.
After graduading with the Diploma of Music Education at the Conservatory of Metz in June 2013, she entered in September of that same year the Higher Conservatory “Manuel Castillo” in Sevilla for a 4-year Bachelor Guitar Interpretation Degree in the class of Francisco Sánchez Bernier. In 2015, for the 3rd year of this cursus, she applied and got an Erasmus grant for a 1-year abroad at the Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” in Rome with guitarist Arturo Tallini. Returning to Sevilla for the final year, she completed her degree with teacher Francisco Sánchez Cantón, graduated in June 2017 and was nominated for an academic award (Premio Fin de Carrera).
In September 2017, she started a Master's degree in Chamber Music Performance at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona with her guitar duo feat. Agathe Moreau in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer.
In addition to her academic courses, Arielle has been improving her skills attending masterclasses with musicians like Zoran Dukic, Lorenzo Micheli, Judicaël Perroy, Marco Socías, Roberto Aussel, Dusan Bogdanovic, Paolo Pegoraro, Marcin Dylla, Pablo Márquez, Elena Papandreou.
Besides the guitar, Arielle is also interested in music composition with live electronics which she discovered in 2014 and has been studying since with teachers Alberto Carretero in Sevilla and Michelangelo Lupone during her stay in Italy. Her pieces were premiered between 2015 and 2017 ; one of which, for eight guitars and live electronics, at the National Dance Academy of Rome.
Born in Nantes (France), Agathe started studying music at the age of 9 with the teachers Michel Grizard and Claude Pitois in the Conservatory of Nantes where she got the DEM (Diploma of Music Education) in 2012.
After that, she entered the Higher Conservatory « Manuel Castillo » in Seville (Spain) for a 4 year Bachelor Guitar Interpretation Degree in the class of Francisco Sánchez Bernier until June 2016.
In September 2016, she joined the University « Pablo de Olavide » of Seville for a Master Guitar Interpretation Degree where she had the opportunity to work with great artists such as Francisco Sánchez Bernier, Pablo Márquez, Zoran Dukic, Paolo Pegoraro, Lorenzo Micheli, Judicaël Perroy and Antonio Duro.
Currently in the Barcelone Higher Conservatory Liceu with her « Duo Aryaga » she is studying a Master’s degree in Chamber Music Performance alongside with the classical guitarist Arielle Krebs in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer.
In addition to her passion and love for the guitar, Agathe has a lot of interests in the early music, taking it for real affection during her studies in Seville where she studied theorbo with professor Juan Carlos Rivera for three years.