Studying respectively baroque cello and harpsichord at the time of their meeting, the duo began interpreting Baroque repertoire spanning the works of Frescobaldi to Boccherini. In the years since, they have also devoted themselves to exploring later works for keyboard and cello, using both historical and modern instruments.
Active in the fields of pedagogy, solo and collaborative performance, and composition, Alissa Duryee and Jérôme Huille bring a ‘panoramic’ element to their duo.
Experienced in repertoire spanning many periods and styles, they enjoy exploring lesser-known repertoire as well as adapting programs to a particular venue, instrumentation, or theme. Their aim is to use the many tools of performance practice to construct meaningful interpretations.
Born in the town of Pithiviers (in the Loiret region of France) in 1981, Jérôme Huille began his cello studies with Augusin Lefebvre…
Alissa is a multifaceted keyboard player who holds degrees in modern piano (Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris), harpsichord/fortepiano…