On a recent visit to Grenoble, I discovered a hidden Art Deco gem, le Garage Hélicoïdal. It is practically invisible from the street, squeezed between other buildings. Louis Fumet and Louis Noiray, the local architects designed it in the late 20s, and it was completed in 1932. It originally offered extra services to the drivers, […]Read More Le garage hélicoïdal
After a night in Wadi Rum, we had the day to experience the wonders of Petra and drive by the Dead sea before catching an evening flight.
It’s hard to convey the overload of brightness during the midday hours in July, something we dearly miss now at the end of winter. This is also the reason I decided to present a monochrome series.Read More Petra and the Dead sea
7 concerts in 5 countries for this winter tour, marking the start of our 5 year collaboration with Mitsuko Uchida.
I just settled back home, and I want to share with you this kaleidoscope of images, shades of our European winter, warmed up by Mitsuko’s Mozart.Read More Mitsuko Uchida, the joy of playing Mozart
Our long but cheerful travel from Milano to Shanghai, with a lovely sunset over Amsterdam on the way. The day ended in a blur after eating delicious xialongbao in Shanghai! […]Read More Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Milano October 15th and 16th, 2018
From all corners of Europe on this bright October day, we all gathered in Milano and made our way to the mythic Teatro alla Scala for the first rehearsal. Sun, friends, good music, what more could we wish for?Read More Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Milano October 12th, 2018
Snape Maltings, UK A busy concert day at Aldeburgh Festival, musicians, rehearsal, stage, backstage, interviews, and in between all that, SASSE/SLUICE, moulted pigeon feathers, by Kate MccGwire, and a pre-war Jaguar SS 100. At first seemingly unrelated, and yet strangely not without correspondance… […]Read More Racing green
I was about to leave the Zaragoza hotel for good when I noticed the stairs. 10 minutes before the transfer left, I dumped the luggage in a corner and whipped out my trusty Leica!Read More Queen Petronila’s staircase
3 days in Bari, just enough to fall for the colors, the Adriatic, the calm pace of Barivecchia, and its kaleidoscope of lights at night. […]Read More Bari
Zurich glass, or how January can look so jazzy in ZurichRead More Zurich glass
Lucerne Festival Orchestra on tour ,
“From Kyoto to Seoul”