Marc Mellits (born 1966) is an American composer and musician influenced by minimalist and rock music, and has been identified with the postminimalist stylistic trend. This record is about String quintet & trio chamber music commissioned by Le festival les Inouïes, created by La Filature Musicale in 2016 in Gosnay’s church, Haut de France, France. Recorded by Christophe Germanique with the composer. Musican from LA FILATURE MUSICALE are Helene Collerette, Ayako Tanaka & Sandrine Naudy violin, Téodor Coman viola, Fabrice Bihan & Nicolas Saint Yves cello. Tapas is a string trio played by LE TRIO A CORDES DE PARIS (Helene Collerette, violin, Téodor Coman viola, Fabrice Bihan cello).
La filature musicale and this project was created and conducted by Fabrice Bihan.
Helene Collerette is concertmaster of the Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Paris. Ayako Tanaka is concertmaster of the Orchestre National de Lille, France. Teodor Coman is solo viola of Orchestre National de France, Paris, Sandrine Naudy violin is violin teacher in CNR de Lille, France. Fabrice Bihan is international cellist and CNSM de Lyon Teacher, France. Nicolas Saint Yves is cellist in orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Paris.