Touve R.Ratovondrahety who won a First Organ Prize is a rehearsal pianist at the Garnier Opera for the corps de ballet in Paris. He is also organist-in-residence of the great organ (listed as a historical monument) of Sainte-Cécile church in Paris.

Touve performed his improvisations concerts in Saudi Arabia, Prague, Pakistan, Finland, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Switzerland, Greece and Argentina.

He also takes part to the worldwide tours of the Paris Opera: USA, Australia, China, Japan and Brazil.

He presently recorded 15 albums featuring various types of music, as a solo artist or with a band (published by Sony, Abeille Music and Musicbytouve).

He went on a European tour with French actor and director Jacques Weber, as musician actor. He also had a small part in a movie with French actress Valérie Lemercier.

Currently, Touve has a part in a play by Catherine Rihoit, at Comédie Nation Theater in Paris.

He composed the soundtrack of the movies Dixit and Qui veut du quat-quart by Leslie Villiaume, which have been presented at Cannes Festival in 2012 and 2015.

In October 2012, one of his creations for choir and orchestra was performed at the International Silent Film Festival in Pordenone, in Italy, accompanying the Passion of Joan of Arc by Theodore Dreyer. This special creation will be performed at the Stresa Festival in August 2014.

Currently, Touve is working on a piano piece which has been commissioned to him and will be performed by Jorge Viladoms at the Carnegie Hall in New York in October 2014.

He is also making an album for Quatuor Parisii which will be recorded by Harmonia Mundi in August 2014.

For Gaumont, he recorded the complete piano works of Louis Rabeaud accompanying the movie The Miracle of the Wolves by Raymond Bernard (DVD – Collection Prestige Gaumont released in November 2012).

He composed and performed the music of the DVD series: « Les cours de danse prestigieux de l’Opéra de Paris » produced by Dance Magazine (Japan).

Touve R.Ratovondrahety is also music partner to Fugue Europera from LVMH Group and artistic director of Films en Concert in Lambersart, a silent movie festival in the north of France since its creation.

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