Airelle Besson Quartet latest album !

Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres

On March 30th, in the salons of the Ministry of Culture, we were 7 jazz women musicians to be appointed to the rank of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the Minister of culture. I am very happy and honored by this award !

Photos : ©MC-Didier Plowy

’28 minutes’ @ Arte TV channel

On March 8th, Airelle Besson was the guest on TV show “28 minutes” @ Arte .

You can watch it here !

‘Création Mondiale’ @ France Musique

Radio France, France Musique and Anne Montaron commissioned me to create a piece for the radio show “Création Mondiale”.

Recorded at La Muse en Circuit in Alfortville, in November 2021, by Romain Leleu on trumpet & Thomas Leleu on tuba, “Divertimento” in 5 movements will be broadcasted on France Musique, Sunday January 16th at 11pm along with a portrait.

What a joy to compose for these two magnificent musicians, the recording was a pure moment of pleasure!

‘Coup de Coeur Jazz 2021’ Charles Cros academy

What a great honor to receive a ‘Coup de cœur Jazz 2021’ from the Académie Charles Cros for the album TRY !
A big thank you to the jazz commission’s jury members.

Merry end of the year to all of you !

Les musiciennes & la grossesse

Vidéo très intéressante sur 3 musiciennes et leur grossesse, réalisée par Suzanna KUBIK.
La parole est donnée à la soprano Julie Fuchs, la cheffe de chœur Sofi Jeannin et Airelle Besson.

‘L’essentiel chez Labro’ C8

Dimanche 26 septembre, rendez-vous sur C8 pour l’émission de Philippe Labro, ‘L’ essentiel chez Labro’ à 23h !
Discussions et découvertes culturelles de la rentrée pour Airelle, entourée d’Isabelle Carré, Antoine Dole (auteur de Mortelle Adèle) et Marc Dugain.
En fin d’émission, duo en live avec Benjamin Moussay.
A vos postes !

Airelle Besson & Benjamin Moussay : Ciné-concert ‘Loulou’ @ September 28th

Airelle Besson & Benjamin Moussay will play live on ‘Loulou’, movie by Georg-Wilhelm Pabst (1928) on Tuesday 28th of September @ Cinéma Miélès in Montreuil at 8pm for the closing night of festival Play it again ! Tickets are available here.

Quartet TRY! @ MEZZO TV

As part of Airelle residency at the Cité musicale de Metz, the new repertoire of the Quartet TRY! was premiered in early January in the magnificent hall Arsenal. It has been filmed.
First broadcast tonight, Thursday 16th of September on Mezzo at 10:30 pm !

Quartet TRY! @ La Seine Musicale

D-6 for the concert at La Seine Musicale!
Wednesday, September 22th, the Quartet TRY! with Isabel Sörling, Benjamin Moussay & Fabrice Moreau is finally playing in Paris for the album’s release !!

Generation live @ France Musique

Airelle Besson will be tomorrow, Saturday September 11th, live from the Alliance Français Theater on France Musique in ‘Génération Live’ @ 4pm.
On the program : An interview and 3 tracks in duet with Yvan Robilliard (piano & Fender Rhodes)