Stéphane Sordet


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In concert
Le Vent de Victor Sjöström - 03.27 8:

Stéphane Sordet began by playing jazz and improvised music, but rapidly turned to contemporary music and its creation. He practises electronic music, integrates new technologies into his repertoire, and plays the EWI saxophone. He is a crossover saxophonist and plays the whole family of saxophones (from bass to sopranino); he likes the meeting points and the mixing of different art forms, blending musical styles and artistic practices. He plays in orchestras, chamber music (reed quartet), and with actors (Syvian Bruchon and Sophie d’Orgeval), and plays in eclectic groups mixing improvised music, serious music and electronic music, or even jazz and world music. He has touched on other artistic disciplines such

as dance, particularly with the choreographer Herwann Asseh. He has also recorded several pieces for France Musique, France Culture and Editions Robert Martin, as well as two CDs with Trimurti (saxophone trio). He is frequently invited by universities, music schools, and other cultural institutions (museums, art schools, cultural centres, etc.) to give talks on contemporary music, computer techniques in music and computer assisted creation. He is a member of the Association des Saxophonistes Français, where he is involved in the presentation of new repertoires within the association. He is currently professor of artistic teaching at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Brest. Stéphane Sordet joined Ensemble Sillages in 2002.