Born in Chambéry in 1976, Renaud Capuçon studied at the CNSMDP with Gérard Poulet and Veda Reynolds. In 1998, Claudio Abbado chose him as concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, which allowed him to perfect his musical education with Pierre Boulez, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim and Franz Welser-Möst.
Renaud Capuçon plays with the greatest conductors and the most prestigious orchestras, in the most famous festivals : Aix en Provence, La Roque d'Anthéron, Hollywood Bowl, Tanglewood, Gstaad, Lucerne, Verbier, Salzburg, Rheingau or the Bucharest Enescu Festival.
He also practices chamber music with passionate partners : Martha Argerich, Nicholas Angelich, Kit Armstrong, Khatia Buniatishvili, Frank Braley, Yefim Bronfman, Hélene Grimaud, Khatia and Marielle Labèque, Maria Joao Pires, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yuri Bashmet, Myung-Whun Chung, Yo Yo Ma, Mischa Maisky, Michael Pletnev, and his brother Gautier.
Renaud Capuçon is the founder and artistic director of the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence and the Festival Les Sommets Musicaux in Gstaad. In 2017, he created the Lausanne Soloists, an ensemble made up of students from the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne, where he has been teaching violin since 2014.
About discography, Renaud Capuçon has already recorded nearly thirty CDs in particular Bartok's Violin Concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and François-Xavier Roth and an album entitled « Au cinema », devoted to film music, released in October 2018.
His violin is the Guarneri del Gesù “Panette” (1737) which belonged to Isaac Stern.
He was promoted to « Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Mérite" in June 2011 and « Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur" in March 2016.
Renaud Capuçon has been appointed conductor and artistic director of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra for the 2020/2021 season.
UNESCO named him « Artist for Peace » in September 2020.
Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin, Minister of Culture, presented him with the « Médaille d’Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres » on December 22, 2021.
Born in 1996, Danish violinist Anna Egholm has gained international recognition in recent years. Winner of all Danish music competitions and many international violin competitions, such as the Carl Nielsen, Tibor Varga and Ginette Neveu competitions, Anna Egholm plays with orchestras including the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Bergen Philharmonic, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra , the Filarmonica of Stat Transilvania and the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne.
Pupil of Alexandre Zapolski, Svetlana Makarova and Tim Frederiksen, Anna Egholm graduated in violin performance from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and then obtained a master's degree from the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne in Switzerland.
Since the 2020-2021 season, Anna Egholm has been artist in residence under the direction of the French violinist Augustin Dumay at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium.
Anna Egholm has recently collaborated with artists such as Pavel Vernikov, Sergey Malov, Renaud Capuçon, Enrico Pace and Anastasia Kobekina and was selected to participate in the 2018 edition of the Chamber Music Connects the World festival at the Kronberg Academy, where she plays alongside by Steven Isserlis and Gidon Kremer.
Anna Egholm plays a 1763 Gagliano violin, generously loaned by the Augustinus Foundation.
After studying at the CNSMDP and in the "Konzertexamen" cycle of excellence at the Essen University of the Arts, David Petrlik was selected by Gidon Kremer to participate in the "Chamber music connects the world" program and played with Steven Isserlis , Christian Tetzlaff and Gidon Kremer.
David Petrilk wins 1st Prize at the Kocian and Flame International Competitions and is a laureate of the Heifetz, Ginette Neveu and Felix Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin.
David Petrlik performs with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Kremerata Baltica, the Bonn Philharmonic Orchester, the Staatorchester Rheinische Philharmonie, the Mannheim Chamber Orchestra and plays in prestigious concert halls such as the Philharmonie de Paris, the Louvre Auditorium, La Seine Musicale, "Victoria Hall" in Geneva, "Smetana Hall" in Prague, "Beethoven" Hall in Bonn.
He plays chamber music with musicians such as Nicholas Angelich, Gidon Kremer, Steven Isserlis, Christian Tetzlaff, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, Claire Désert, Eric Le Sage, Boris Garlitsky, Emmanuel Strosser, François Salque, Jonas Vitaud, Guillaume Bellom, Vassily Sinaisky, …
Passionate about chamber music, David Petrlik is artist in residence at the Fondation Singer-Polignac within the Ensemble Messiaen. At the same time, he is in residence at the Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz Foundation. Motivated by the desire to transmit a rich musical heritage, David Petrlik's repertoire is vast, ranging from baroque music to contemporary music today.
David Petrilk is a laureate of the Safran Foundation, the Adami and the Huguet-Bourgeois scholarship from the Fondation de France. It has recently been named « Génération Spedidam ».
He currently plays on a Petrus Guarnerius violin from 1702 "ex Schubert" on loan from the Foundation "Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz".
Named Classical Revelation of ADAMI 2021, Paul Zientara has already won several international competitions, including the 3rd Prize of the prestigious Lionel Tertis Competition on the Isle of Man, Grand Prize of the Safran Foundation and 1st Prize of the Epernay Competition.
Paul Zientara began a highly acclaimed concert career as a soloist as well as in chamber music. He shares the stage with Renaud Capuçon, Gérard Caussé, Valeriy Sokolov, Jérémy Menuhin, Pierre Fouchenneret, Adrien La Marca, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Nicolas Baldeyrou, …
He is invited to many festivals such as the Festival de La Roque d'Anthéron, the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence, the Paris Chamber Music Center, the Pianissimes and the Pablo Casals Festival in Prades.
Committed to contemporary music, he has the opportunity to perform many creations. Invited by Renaud Capuçon to the festival « Nouveaux Horizons", he recently had the honor of creating “My Other Self” by Diana Soh in duet with Gérard Caussé. Vincent Warnier dedicates "Légende" to him, a work for viola and organ, of which they will perform the world premiere in October 2020.
Paul Zientara began the viola at the age of 7 and was admitted to the CNSMDP in the class of Sabine Toutain and Christophe Gaugué. He perfected his skills with masters such as Tabea Zimmermann, Gérard Caussé, Tatjana Masurenko, Bruno Pasquier, Nils Mönkemeyer, the Quatuor Ebene and Laurent Korcia.
He participates in international masterclasses including the Kronberg Academy Festival for which he is invited by Tabea Zimmerman.
Paul Zientara plays a viola by Patrick Robin, funded by the Safran Foundation for Music, on the initiative of the Talents & Violon’celles association.
After studying at the CNSMDP in the class of Raphael Pidoux, Hanna Salzenstein performed in festivals such as « La Folle Journée » in Nantes, The International Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron, the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaadt.
Hanna Salzenstein studied the baroque cello in the class of Christophe Coin, then joined the Consort alongside Justin Taylor, Théotime Langlois de Swarte and Sophie de Bardonnèche. They recorded several records, including "Specchio Veneziano" at Alpha Classics, awarded a Diapason d'Or and collaborated with singers such as Eva Zaicik and Adèle Charvet.
Co-founding member of the Dichter Trio with pianist Fiona Mato and violinist Théotime Langlois de Swarte, they participated in the International Piano Festival of La Roque d'Anthéron before becoming resident artists at the Singer Polignac Foundation. They then recorded a CD to be released by Harmonia Mundi in August 2023 devoted to Clara and Robert Schumann, in collaboration with the Musée de la Musique.
Hanna Salzenstein is a laureate of the Banque Populaire Foundation. In 2023, she participated in the world premiere of a work by Benjamin Attahir for three cellos and soprano voice entitled "Le Jardin d'Afrique". Soon, Hanna will find her colleagues and friends from the Le Consort ensemble for their debut in the USA with a tour of twenty concerts across the Atlantic.
Lorraine Campet studies double bass and violin at the CNSMDP. She obtained her master's degree in double bass in the class of Thierry Barbé and Jean-Edmond Bacquet, then continued a year of improvement with Petru Iuga at the University of Mannheim in Germany. She pursued violin studies in the class of Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian and obtained her violin license.
Driven by the desire to transmit, Lorraine is regularly invited to give master classes all over the world.
A sought-after chamber musician, she performs alongside artists such as Barbara Hannigan, Leonidas Kavakos, Trio Wanderer, Renaud Capuçon, Quatuor Modigliani, François Salque, Lise Berthaud, Roland Pidoux and Sarah Nemtanu at various festivals such as the « Festival de Pâques » in Aix-en-Provence, the « Festival de Pâques » in Deauville, the « Rencontres musicales » in Evian, « La Folle Journée » in Nantes, the Seiji Osawa Academy...
Lorraine Campet is regularly invited to play with the MusicAeterna and Utopia orchestras conducted by Teodor Currentzis, as well as with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Sinfonia Grange au Lac in Evian.
Lorraine Campet notably won the 1st Prize of the International Leopold Bellan Competition and the 1st Prize of the International Competition "Bass 2014" in Amsterdam.
From 2015 to 2022, she held the position of co-soloist with the Orchester Philharmonique de Radio France.
She plays an exceptional double bass by Pietro-Antonio Testore lent by Xavier and Joséphine Moreno through Emmanuel Jaeger as well as a modern double bass by luthier Richard Gonon.
From an early age, Anastasie Jeanne played both the organ and the harpsichord. She likes to evolve in an eclectic repertoire. After starting the organ with François Clément at the CRR of Clermont-Ferrand, she continued her career in Moscow, her hometown, in the class of Alexei Chmitov, where she obtained a diploma and was named winner of the Concours International of Young Organists of Moscow.
Back in France, Anastasie Jeanne joined Elisabeth Joyé's harpsichord class and obtained her DEM at the CRR in Paris. In 2018 she obtained her license in harpsichord and basso continuo at the CNSMDP, where she continues to this day her studies in a master class with Olivier Baumont, Blandine Rannou and Kenneth Weiss. She also continued her organ studies with Paul Goussot at the CRR de Rueil-Malmaison where she obtained her Advanced Diploma in 2020.
Always sensitive to the great diversity of instrumental craftsmanship and historical musical sources, she tends to recreate a universe faithful to the repertoires she approaches. Thus, she was able to perform as a soloist and continuo player in the context of various projects such as the "Bach en Combrailles" festival, the "La Belle de Mai" organ festival in Fresnes, "Les Jeudis Musicaux" in La Chapelle Royale de Versailles, in the production of the Opera Dienstag aus Licht by Karlheinz Stockhausen with the ensemble Le Balcon at the Philharmonie de Paris, or with the ensemble Les Ambassadeurs.
She has also been invited to several artistic residencies, notably at the Petrikirche in Saint-Petersburg for a solo recital in April 2019, at the Château de Chambord in March 2019 or at the Abbey of Royaumont in November 2021. During her career, she has had the opportunity to work with big names such as Skip Sempé, Alexis Kossenko, Thierry Maeder, Bertrand Cuiller, Maud Gratton, Hervé Niquet and Sébastien Daucé.