Artists

 
 
 

Gabriel Richard violin
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 violin
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 viola
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 music ensembles (the Paris String quartet,  the Euterpe Trio , the Resonnance Oboe quartet, Camerata Tango) as well as contemporary music formations (2e2m). 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 Musique Espérance Festival 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.

 

 

Delphine Biron cello
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 Meunier.
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 .