Garden of the Sage

Shenzhen Daily

December 2009

An inspirational concert will bring together Chen Leiji, China’s best guqin player with Ensemble Variances, a modern chamber music orchestra from France.


Time Out Hong Kong

May 11, 2010

Guided by these new inspirations, Pécou reworked Garden of the Sage in order to pay homage to ancient China, turning it into an experimental blend of modern classical, Guqin-driven traditional Chinese, avant garde experimentalism and multimedia video.


bc magazine

May 6, 2010

Thierry Pécou’s Garden of the Sage is particularly apt for Le French May.

Garden of the Sage - it sounds like an idyllic spot of timeless mystery that transcends the dualities of our everyday existence.


The Ensemble Variances receive support from Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication - Drac Normandie, Région Normandie, Spedidam, Sacem, Ville de Rouen, Odia Normandie, Onda. The Ensemble Variances is member of Fevis, Futurs Composés, Bureau Export and Profedim. It is member of Groupement d'Employeurs Solstice, supported by Région Normandie. Caisse des Dépôts, main sponsor of Ensemble Variances.