Frantz Loriot

French-japanese violist Frantz Loriot performs solo as well as in various ensembles ranging from rock to contemporary music by way of improvisation and electronics. His current projects include: his two large ensembles Notebook Large Ensemble and Systematic Distortion Orchestra, Viola Two Viola (w/ violist Cyprien Busolini), baloni (w/ clarinettist Joachim Badenhorst and bassist Pascal Niggenkemper), Natura Morta (w/ bassist Sean Ali and percussionist Carlo Costa), a duo with clarinettist Jeremiah, a trio with reeds player Christoph Erb and percussionist Christian Wolfarth, a duo with saxophonist Lionel Garcin and Ganjin (w/ cellist Hugues Vincent and drummer Yuko Oshima). He currently resides in Switzerland.