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Classical guitarist, and pianist, Christian Chanel
Christian Chanel has studied improvisation and harmony on piano with Edward Salim Michael, and guitar with some of the greatest guitarists of our time including Andres Segovia, Narciso Yepes, Alberto Ponce, Alexandre Lagoya, Oscar Ghiglia, and Jose Tomas. Laureate of the Cziffra Foundation since 1973, he leads an active career spanning three continents. He has organized an Homage to Andrés Segovia at UNESCO in Paris, played a recital at Wigmore Hall in London and given the world premier of his published guitar transcription of the solo suites for cello by Bach. Christian is professor of guitar at the Conservatoire National de Versailles, and has released a number of CDs, including "Occident-Orient" (with Herbert Lashner on oboe) and "J.S. Bach: Six Suites de Danses."