Bruno Philippe


Bruno Philippe was born in Perpignan in 1993. He began playing the cello at the age of five with Marie-Madeleine Mille, and regularly attends Yvan Chiffoleau's masterclasses. In 2008, he continued his studies at the Paris Conservatoire in Raphaël Pidoux's class. In 2009, he was unanimously accepted into Jérôme Pernoo's class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, and joined Claire Désert's chamber music class. He subsequently took part in masterclasses with David Geringas, Steven Isserliss, Gary Hoffman, Pieter Wispelwey and Clemens Hagen at the Salzburg Mozarteum.

Since October 2014, he has been studying as a young soloist at the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson.

In November 2011, he won 3rd Grand Prize and Best Recital at the André Navarra International Competition. In September 2014, he won 3rd prize and the Audience Prize at the ARD International Competition in Munich.

Bruno Philippe has been invited to perform at the Kammersaal of the Berlin Philharmonic, the Cité de la Musique and Salle Pleyel in Paris, the Halle aux Grains in Toulouse, and to play with the Bayerische Rundfunk, the Münchener Kammerorchestrer, and the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse under conductors such as Bruno Mantovani and Michel Tabachnik.

Bruno Philippe performs at festivals such as Pablo Casals in Prades, La Folle Journée in Nantes, Les Vacances de Monsieur Haydn in La Roche-Posay, the Easter and August Festivals in Deauville, the Radio France Festival in Montpellier, La Roque d'Anthéron, the Easter Festival in Aix-en-Provence, and the Cello Biennale in Amsterdam.

He has played with such renowned musicians as Gary Hoffman, Renaud Capuçon, Jérôme Ducros, Antoine Tamestit, Sarah Nemtanu, Lise Berthaud, Christophe Coin, Jérôme Pernoo, Raphaël Pidoux and Emmanuelle Bertrand, as well as David Grimal's Les Violoncelles Français and Les Dissonances ensembles. He recorded Offenbach's Duo opus 54 n°1 (Intégral Classic) with Raphaël Pidoux in October 2009.

His 2015 projects include invitations to the Verbier Festival Academy in Switzerland and the Easter Festival in Aix-en-Provence.

In 2015, Bruno Philippe was named Révélation Classique by ADAMI. He has also received grants from the Fondation Safran pour la Musique, the Fondation Raynaud-Zurfluh, the Fondation L'Or du Rhin, the AMOPA and the Fondation Banque Populaire, and won the Prix Nicolas Firmenich at the Verbier Festival in August 2014. He receives support from the Christa Verhein-Stiftung for his studies at the Kronberg Academy. Since March 2012, he has been playing a cello by Fanck Ravatin on loan from Mécénat Musical Société Générale.


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