Schubert, The Winter Journey
Jean-François Zygel's music lesson

Schubert: The Winter Journey

This new Music Lesson takes place on the stage of the Théâtre du Châtelet.

Jean-François Zygel, the pianist and improviser, the composer and gifted teacher, tells us the secrets of Schubert's music. Illustrating his points on the piano, he is accompanied by the Ebène Quartet, the double bass player Benjamin Berlioz, and the singers Nora Gubisch and Laurent Alvaro.

The Music Lessons

The lessons given during the last 10 years by Jean-François Zygel, the incomparable pianist and teacher, at the Town Hall of the 20th arrondissement in Paris and then in the Théâtre du Châtelet that the Production company Naïve filmed in recent years are famous.

They have helped us to gain a special insight into the works of Bartok, Chopin, Shostakovich, Debussy, Fauré, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and more recently Mozart and Schubert. During these music lessons, Jean-François Zygel presents the composers’ works, providing his own piano accompaniment, and is often joined by musicians. In this way he enables his audience to (re)discover part of the classical music repertoire from the inside, in a manner which is both fun and original.

Jean-François Zygel


Ébène Quartet
Benjamin Berlioz double bass
Nora Gubisch mezzo-soprano
Laurent Alvaro baritone

Movie director : Stéphan Aubé
Collection : Jean-François Zygel's lesson in music
Musical period : Romantic music

Duration : 01 h 49 min
Location : Théâtre du Châtelet (Paris, France)
Production date : 2008
Production : © Point du jour with the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Scéren-CNDP and Naïve
Available version(s) : FR