The nominated artist will launch his new album during an event at LA Gallery XII, being admitted in 2 categories: immersive and contemporary classical music.
SANTA MONICA, CA, UNITED STATES, Sept. 28, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — French nominee artist Charles Henri Avelange unveils his artwork during a private red carpet event to be held in Santa Monica on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
Avelange’s latest album is inspired by the paintings of his ancestor Léon Oury. Recorded during the pandemic, the composer created themes inspired by various paintings from the work of Léon Oury. With some of the best musicians in Los Angeles and France, including Ambroise Aubrun (violin), Virginie d’Avezac (viola), Cecilia Tsan (cello), Judy Kang (cello), Sara Andon (flute), Anthony Parnther (bassoon) , Jonathan Sacdalan (Clarinet), Michael Ripoll (Guitars) and Jacques Pellarin (Accordion) — the exhibition will present paintings by Léon Oury, as well as an immersive room surrounded by sounds, to experience the music of Avelange as it was intended and to transport you to the beautiful and simpler era of rural France of Léon Oury in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
When: Saturday, October 1, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.…
Where: The Barker Hangar, Gallery XII, (Bergamot Station Art Center) | 2525 Michigan Avenue, Unit B2, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
What: Red carpet for the Art & Musique immersive exhibition and release of Charles-Henri Avelange’s latest album. Personalities from the film and music industry will be expected and will appreciate the exhibition of a selection of works by the painter Léon Louis Oury, at the same time as they will blend completely into the compositions of Charles-Henri Avelange produced especially for the artist. .
Who: Charles-Henri Avelange is an award-winning music composer for film and television residing in Los Angeles, California.
“I never really see myself as ‘just a musician’ per se, but also as a filmmaker in charge of the music department,” he says.
His most recent work includes the music for the hour-long sci-fi television pilot RENEGADES OMINARA starring the late Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek) in her final screen appearance and directed by Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager), plus the hour-long The Pilot of the Sci-Fi TV series NOBILITY, starring Doug Jones (Star Trek: Discovery), Chris Judge (Stargate: SG-1), Cas Anvar (The Expanse), Chekov Star Trek’s original Walter Koenig and many other sci-fi luminaries; the score for the contemporary sci-fi drama feature SIMPLE CREATURE starring Russell Hodgkinson (Z-Nation) and the supernatural western SIX GUN SAVIOR starring Eric Roberts (Expendables), Martin Kove (The Karate Kid) and guest starring Tim Russ ( Star Trek: Voyager). Charles-Henri grew up on the French Riviera, a stone’s throw from the Cannes Film Festival. The son of a colonel in the French army and a diplomat for the French government, his parents’ activity led him to live in various places around the world, including four years in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the last year of which during the first Gulf War. . He spent seven years in a 12th-century Templar castle in southwestern France, whose keep housed the last species of giant bats in Europe. It is in this context that Charles-Henri’s passion for musical creation began. At first, using digital keyboards available at home, his dedication to the craft led him to discover the world of analog synthesizers used by some of his heroes such as Vangelis and Jean-Michel Jarre.
He often performed live at private events and parties, being the solo orchestra surrounded by a sea of keyboards and mixing consoles. His music has always been inspired by his favorite TV shows, movies and video games, which led him to enter yet another area of composition: orchestral music. He fell in love with the power produced by a large ensemble of musicians and became a master at seamlessly merging his first love of MOOG-like analog synthesis with the organic, acoustic sound of a symphony orchestra.
He studied at the famous private film school ESRA Nice Côte d’Azur, in Nice, France. He holds a Master’s degree in sound engineering, sound design, music and film production and business from the Institut Supérieur des Techniques du Son.
Charles-Henri also learned all aspects of cinema, becoming familiar with the cameras. For more information, click on BIO.
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