"Great attention to detail and deep understanding of orchestral colours, Simone Menezes made the music vibrate in the most intriguing fashion - what a discovery this artist is! " (Concert Classic)
"Une fluidité pleine des couleurs, mémorable!" (Classica Magazine)
"Really enjoyable !" (BBC)
"She has all and I strongly recommend her!"(Paavo Jarvi)
Photo Daniela Cerasoli
Simone Menezes is known for her cosmopolitan artistic vision. Her informed and energetic interpretation of the 20th century repertoire has been especially acclaimed. Recently engagements include orchestras such as Los Angeles Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonich, Radio Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, between others. She's artistic director of "K" an ensemble described by "le monde" as klassical, Klassic, Kosmopolitan, Kontemporary, Kreative. This year Simone Menezes launched co-designed with Cartier Art et Culture the multidisciplinary project "METANOIA". Simone’s 2022/2023 highlights also includes leading the Brussels Philharmonic, Zurich Opera, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre National de Bordeaux and a recording project with London Philharmonia.
"Together they created magic in the film, some astonishing performances. Such daring concepts could only come from a deep and free artist and thinker" Classical Music Magazine
METANOIA Simone Menezes & K – A Music Documentary A film by Paul Smaczny - Accentus Release date: 2 September 2022