Amandine Savary
Sun 22 May

MusicAmandine Savary and Coraline Cuenot: piano duets

We are delighted to welcome Amandine Savary and Coraline Cuenot to Portico to perform a programme of piano duets.


Ravel - Ma Mere l’Oye
Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
Brahms - A Selection of Waltzes
Debussy - Petite Suite

This concert is supported by Lottery Project Funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Amandine Savary

Amandine Savary

First Prize winner of the Osaka Chamber Music Competition, Frankfurt Commerzbank Piano Trio Competition, Second Prize winner of the YCA in NY and Third Prize, audience Prize and special Prize of the Vienna Chamber Music Competition, Amandine Savary has performed in Europe as well as Japan, USA and Australia, establishing a substantial reputation as an accomplished and versatile pianist and chamber musician.

Amandine is a Laureate of Fondation d’Entreprise Banque Populaire, Tillett Trust, Kirckman Concert Society, Philip and Dorothy Green Award and Park Lane Group, Martin Musical Scholarship Fund, Hattori Foundation and the Worshipful Company of Musicians.

Amandine’s passion for chamber music is reflected in numerous recordings and awards for these recordings include the prestigious Diapason d’or, Gramophone magazine’s Editor’s Choice, Telerama FFFF, amongst many others. On top of her concert activity, she is regularly invited as teacher for academies and jury of international music competitions.

She was piano and chamber music teacher at the Royal Academy of Music in London until 2021 and became Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. Since October 2021, she teaches at the Beethoven Institute of the Wien MDW.

Coraline Cuenot

Coraline Cuenot

Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH), Coraline Cuenot discovered the piano at the age of seven and studied with Ivan Klansky (Guarneri Trio Prague) with whom she obtained her Master's degree at the Lucerne University of Music, but also with Gérard Wyss, Valérie Brandt-Luong, Ventsislav Yankoff, Catherine Courvoisier, Edith Fischer and Jorge Pepi.

She is the founder of the Racinotes festival which takes place every autumn in her home village of Cerneux-Péquignot.

Coraline Cuenot is also passionate about chamber music. She joins a number of musicians from here and elsewhere for moments in duo, trio, quartet or quintet!

At the same time, she is expanding her universe through a solo project "Yoqo Qunï", or the project "Miroirs" with the video artist Viktor Konwicki, as well as various musical, theatrical or dance collaborations.


Event Details

Sun 22 May
15:00 to 16:30

£20 / Under 25s £10


  • The Portaferry Hotel
  • The Cuan
  • Joe's Hot Spot
  • Salthouse Restaurant
  • The Cuan
  • Fiddler's Green

How to get here

Portico is easy to find in Portaferry. You can also get detailed driving directions or check out the ferry timetable for crossing from Strangford.