Christophe Chassol studied Piano and Harmony at the Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris, as well as Philosophy at La Sorbonne and Orchestration and Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Chassol has, over the last ten years, experimented with the entire gamut of contemporary musical genres from classical and jazz to electronic and avant-
An accomplished multi-
As a composer, Chassol made his first arrangements for Sébastien Tellier (Politics) and Philippe Cohen-
Chassol has also composed theme music for GAUMONT Film Distribution (followind Bertrand Burgalat and Michel Magne) and TPS Satellite channels. In 2005, Chassol wrote and recorded the 6-
Since 2005, Chassol has contributed musical compositions to collaborative projects with visual artists such as Xavier Veilhan's ‘Boris et les Sortilèges' and Sophie Calle's Take Care of Yourself for the 52nd Venice Biennial (2007). The (2007-
For his latest project he travelled to India, where he filmed street scenes and singers, and used the sounds he collected as the starting point for his own compositions. He cleverly improvises over looped speech passages, and uses the noise of Calcutta traffic as the basis for a gently stomping Indian-
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