The Duo Aryaga composed of Arielle Krebs and Agathe Moreau was born out of an artistic ‘love at first sight’ – about music as well as friendship – during their studies at the Higher Conservatory of Seville. Their complicity as well as their common motivations brings them to obtain a Master’s Degree in Chamber Music at the Conservatory Liceu of Barcelona in June 2018.
Currently between Paris and Madrid, the duo regularly performs with his – Projet 441Hz – a musical and visual show, premiered in Sevilla and Córdoba, Andalusia lands where the two musicians met.
On the international scene, they have been invited to perform especially at the Palau de Música Catalana, the Museo Picasso in Barcelona, the Alcazar and Museo de Bellas Artes of Seville but also in Cordoba, Paris, Lausanne, and Basel. They also performed at many festivals like Garrigues Guitar Festival, Festival de la Guitarra Clàssica of Vallirana, Festival Horizon Guitare of Lille and also on radio shows in RTS la Première and Espace 2.
They have benefited from the precious advices given by great artists such as Guillem Pérez-Quer, Francisco Bernier, Francisco Cantón, Zoran Dukic, Judicaël Perroy, Lorenzo Micheli, Tristan Manoukian, Rémi Jousselme, Antonio Duro and Pablo Márquez among others.
Their eyes on the future, the Duo Aryaga continues his personal blossoming while seeking to pursue the development of its project on stage and looks forward sharing it with the audience.
Born in Metz (France), Arielle started studying guitar with teachers Christophe Pratiffi and James Szura.
After graduading with the Diploma of Music Education at the Conservatory of Metz in June 2013, she entered in September of that same year the Higher Conservatory “Manuel Castillo” in Sevilla for a 4-year Bachelor Guitar Interpretation Degree in the class of Francisco Sánchez Bernier. In 2015, for the 3rd year of this cursus, she applied and got an Erasmus grant for a 1-year abroad at the Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” in Rome with guitarist Arturo Tallini. Returning to Sevilla for the final year, she completed her degree with teacher Francisco Sánchez Cantón, graduated in June 2017 and received an academic award (Premio Fin de Carrera).
She decided to focus on the Duo Aryaga and completed her Master’s degree in Chamber Music Performance at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer in June 2018.
In addition to her academic courses, Arielle has been improving her skills attending masterclasses with musicians like Zoran Dukic, Lorenzo Micheli, Judicaël Perroy, Marco Socías, Roberto Aussel, Dusan Bogdanovic, Paolo Pegoraro, Marcin Dylla, Pablo Márquez, Elena Papandreou.
Besides the guitar, Arielle is also interested in music composition with live electronics which she discovered in 2014 and has been studying since with teachers Alberto Carretero in Sevilla and Michelangelo Lupone during her stay in Italy. Her pieces were premiered between 2015 and 2017 ; one of which, for eight guitars and live electronics, at the National Dance Academy of Rome.
Born in Nantes (France), Agathe started studying music at the age of 9 with the teachers Michel Grizard and Claude Pitois in the Conservatory of Nantes where she got the DEM (Diploma of Music Education) in 2012.
After that, she entered the Higher Conservatory « Manuel Castillo » in Seville (Spain) for a 4 year Bachelor Guitar Interpretation Degree in the class of Francisco Sánchez Bernier until June 2016.
In September 2016, she joined the University « Pablo de Olavide » of Seville for a Master Guitar Interpretation Degree where she had the opportunity to work with great artists such as Francisco Sánchez Bernier, Pablo Márquez, Zoran Dukic, Paolo Pegoraro, Lorenzo Micheli, Judicaël Perroy and Antonio Duro.
In June 2018, she completed her Master’s degree in Chamber Music Performance with the guitarist Arielle Krebs, forming the « Duo Aryaga » in the class of professor Guillem Pérez-Quer at the Higher Conservatory Liceu in Barcelona.
In addition to her passion and love for the guitar, Agathe has a lot of interests in the early music, taking it for real affection during her studies in Seville where she studied theorbo with professor Juan Carlos Rivera for three years.
Find the Duo Aryaga on August 8 2020 in the program of the festival Été Musical à Dinan.