Gabriel Richard got the 1st prize of violin at the
Lyon Conservatoire (CNSM). He continued his studies there with the
3rd cyle of chamber music and contemporary music workshop conducted
by Gilbert Amy where he appeared in a lot of premieres.
After having been a member of the Orchestre de la Garde
Republicaine, Gabriel Richard is now a member of the Orchestre de
Paris. Also, he has been accepted as leader of the orchestra of the
National Opera of Lyon.
Gabriel Richard often plays with the Orchestre des Champs Elysées
and the Chapelle Royale under Philippe Herreweghe, the Ensemble
baroque de Limoges under Christophe Coin. Gabriel Richard
has recorded a CD devoted to Mozart, Kurt Weill’s violin concerto
and Kammerkonzert by Berg.
Anne-Sophie Le Roll
Anne-Sophie Le Rol was born in Paris in 1990. She took up the violin
at age of four and entered the CNR of Paris in 2000 where she obtained
unanimously the First Prize. Master graduated from the Paris
Conservatory (CNSM), following the violin class of Régis Paquier and
Philippe Aïche, she enriched her musicality in many masterclasses with
prestigious artists as Salvatore Accardo, Claire Désert, Bruno
Pasquier, Marc Coppey, David Walter and Vladimir Mendelssohn for
chamber music. She also spent a year studying at the Paris-Sorbonne
University where she was gratuated of Musicology License. Anne-Sophie
won many national distinctions and international awards and she's
invited to perform as soloist with the Lebanon National Symphony
Orchestra, the Caen Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra in Bourgogne, … . She
has given numerous recitals in music festivals and concerts seasons
including the spring recitals at Saint-Jean-de-Luz, invited at the
Epau Festival, the Suquet Festival in Cannes, the Nîmes Festival, the
Easter Festival of Deauville, She is also the guest of several
influential radio’s broadcasts.
Since December 2010, she joined "The Dissonances" founded by David
Grimal and enjoyed her passion for chamber music with some of the
world's most renowned artists as Laurent Korcia, François Salque,
Xavier Philipps, David Gaillard, Vahan Mardirossian, … .
At only 21 years old, she's violinist at Orchestre de Paris and plays
all over the world in the most beautiful halls in Paris at Salle
Pleyel, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Cité de la Musique, in Japan at
Suntory Hall of Tokyo, in Estonia, South Corea and China ; and with
the most prestigious conductors as Lorin Maazel, Christoph Eschenbach,
Paavo Järvi, Daniel Baremboim, Riccardo Chailly, Pierre Boulez,
Guennadi Rozhdestvensky, … .
Anne-Sophie enjoys her collaborations with IRCAM, ensemble 2e2m and
composers : she's invited to create several works and records as
Antiennes oubliées by Thierry Escaich.
In 2012 she joined the Thymos string quartet with which she extends
her repertoire from the classical period to contemporary creation.
Anne-Sophie Le Rol plays a violin by Nicolo Gagliano (1763)
Nicolas Carles began studying at the Paris Conservatoire in 1981
as a pupil of Colette Lequien.In 1984, he obtained 1st prize for
chamber music in Geneviève Joy-Dutilleux’s class and in June 1986,
he was awarded a unanimous first prize for viola studies and
simultaneously awarded the special “Marquise de Saint Paul” prize.
On a number of occasions
he has been invited by Gyorgy Sebok to direct master-classes in
Ernen (Switzerland) and appears regularly with numerous chamber
(the Paris String
quartet, the Euterpe Trio , the Resonnance Oboe quartet, Camerata
as well as contemporary
He performs with
Christian Ivaldi, Jean-François Heisser, Marie-Joseph Jude,
Christoph Eschenbach, Georges Pludermacher to name but a few....
Nicolas Carles has also
appeared in numerous concerts as a soloist and as a chamber music
performer, notably during a period of 10 years as part of the
classical music series in Vittel as well as at the
directed by Miguel Angel
Estrella. He has performed notably in Japan (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya),
in Taiwan (Tapei, Taichung) and in Spain (Barcelona, San-Sébastian).
He is second viola
soloist in the Orchestre de Paris and has taught for many years at
the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris.
Born in 1983,
Delphine Biron obtained her first Prize of cello in 2003 in the
class of Michel Strauss at the National Conservatory of Music in
Paris, and in the following year her first prize of string
quartet, then sonata in the class of Hae-Sun Kang and Alain
Very interested in the baroque music, she has studied the baroque
cello with Christophe Coin, Bruno Cocset and David Simpson.
She also participated in the Festival of Lucerne's academy of the
XXth Century directed by Pierre Boulez and she is now a regular
guest performer with ensembles specializing in contempory music,
such ensemble Itinéraire, Smash ensemble, Ensemble
intercontemporain. In addition, she has been dedicated some
solo compositions for cello.
In 2002, she joined the European Union Young Orchestra, and in
2005 became a permanent member of the cello section of Paris
Orchestra. For a year, she has regularly been invited in the cello
section of the London Symphony Orchestra.
Delphine Biron, frequently gives solo recitals, often performing
electro-acoustic works, and regularly plays chamber music (duo
cello piano, duo cello double-bass and string-trio) in France,
Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and Sweden.
Delphine Biron has recorded some cds around the music of André
Jolivet, Martin Kutnowsky Olivier Greif and Antonio Vivaldi. She
plays a French cello « Joseph HEL » of 1889 .