Le Nouveau Salon

My debut album « LE NOUVEAU SALON » is on its way!!!! A home experience of a new Proustian Parisian Salon! 

-A new perspective on the flute repertoire inspired by the French writer Marcel Proust and his novel « A la Recherche du Temps Perdu » and the Parisians Salons from La Belle Epoque.-

Find all the details below: Concept, repertoire musicians, collaborators.

Release: 17th March 2023 on GLOBE RECORDS- New Arts International.


Projected supported by « Sena Muziekproductiefonds » and the Prins Bernhard Cultuur fonds.Sena-Logo-DEF_CMYK website Download logo in PNG-formaat

And a very successful crowdfunding campaign on « Voordekunst », thank you so much to all the 196 donators!



Sarah Ouakrat, Flute

Floor Le Coultre, violin

Maarten Den Hengst, piano

Ivana Alkovic, piano

Michael Bennett, tenor

Sound engineer: Guido Tichelman

Recording location: Westvest 90, Schiedam (21-25 Nov. 2022)

Photos by the amazing Visual Artist- Kaupo Kikkas! And a whole series is coming up… stay tuned!

Special collaboration with the « cercle des artistes européens », concert/exhibition in 2023! www.cercledesartisteseuropeens.com/partenariats-dans-l-art-et-la-culture/

« Le Nouveau Salon » will be exhibit at the « EXPO METRO MIAMI BEACH », in Florida, during the Art Basel Miami Beach, from 1st til 3rd of December 2022! How exciting! www.expometro.co/fr/exhibition/2022-miami-beach


Here is the detailed concept repertoire, and ideas behind the project.  A crowdfunding campaign will follow in the next weeks on « voordekunst.nl » in order to help me realise this very special project, provide video material and clips, but also making a limited edition LP.

Le nouveau salon, concept CD recording

Le nouveau salon, concept CD recording – version Française


try-out concerts in November, before the official recording, get your tickets:

7th of November, 19.30, in the Hague (NL), Davidsbündler Music Academy,  try-out concert of my debut album, solo and chamber music. (Schubert/Ravel/Debussy/Prokofiev), with Floor Le Coultre (violin), Maarten den Hengst and Ivana Alkovic (piano), and Michael Bennett (tenor). https://www.davidsbundleracademy.com/event-details/concert-le-nouveau-salon-with-flutist-sarah-ouakrat

10th of November, 19.30, in Amsterdam Splendor, try-out concert of my debut album, solo and chamber music. same program and team as previously. https://splendoramsterdam.com/agenda/685874/le-nouveau-salon

12th of November, 15.30, in Haarlem (NL), « Nieuwe Kerk Concerten », try-out concert of my debut Album, solo and chamber music. same program and team. https://nieuwekerkconcertenhaarlem.weebly.com