Biography

Duo Aryaga

 

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 and Mr Francisco Sánchez Cantón.

 

Having benefited from the precious advices given by maestro Guillem Pérez-Quer, the duo obtained a Master's Degree in Chamber Music Performance at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona and currently keeps on perfecting in Paris. Besides their academic studies, they have enjoyed the opportunity of having masterclasses with renowned guitarists like Zoran Dukic, Antonio Duro, Judicaël Perroy, José Antonio Escobar, Lorenzo Micheli or Pablo Márquez.

 

They performed concerts in Spain, including at the Alcazar and the Museo de Bellas Artes of Seville, the Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Museu Picasso of Barcelona but also in Switzerland, in Basel or Lausanne where they have had the opportunity to be invited in radio programmes on RTS La Premiere & Espace 2.

 

The Duo Aryaga proposes a recital built around folklore’s inspiration seeking to explore all its diversity and resources. In parallel, the duo also develops his own identity with the creation of their – Projet 441 Hz – real musical and visual show designed in 2017 premiered in Sevilla and Córdoba, lands of Andalusia where the two musicians met.

 

Their eyes on the future, the Duo Aryaga continues his personal development looking for sharing his project with the audience.  

 


Arielle Krebs

  

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 received an academic award (Premio Fin de Carrera).

 

She decided to focus on the Duo Aryaga and completed  her Master's degree in Chamber Music Performance at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer in June 2018. 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Agathe Moreau

 

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.  

 

In June 2018, she completed her Master's degree in Chamber Music Performance with the guitarist Arielle Krebs, forming the « Duo Aryaga » in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona.

 

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.