Ingrid Bourgeois

violin, viola

born in Tournai (B)
lives in Vézin (B)
studied at Conservatoire Royal de Mons with Benoit Douchy, Philippe Descamps and Guy Van Waas and at Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles with Frédérick Haas
plays on a violin made by Justin Bastien / France – 1706 or a viola made by Anonym / Germany – end of 18th C
favorite composer in early music: too many ;-) – but Biber and Haydn are at least some of my favorites
“Later”: Chostakovitch, Pärt, Ligeti…
most underestimated composer Telemann
favorite recording Hmmm difficult… maybe Marin Marais by Sophie Watillon (Alpha)
favorite il gardellino-recording Lamentations / JSBach & JD Zelenka
piece that needs to be discovered Chevalier de Saint-George : Six Quatuors concertans, oeuvre XIV, published by Boyer, 1785 and Joseph Haydn’s symphonies in a reduction for quartett
piece I never played, but would love to Schubert – Klavier Quintett