Classeek Winter Festival 2017-18
By Classeek Nov. 20, 2017
Raphaëlle Moreau, coming from a family of musicians, started the violin aged four in the Suzuki system. Showing great promise from a very early age, Raphaëlle Moreau played “Oblivion” by Karol Beffa with the London Symphony Orchestra in Salle Pleyel. In 2009 she went on to study with Professor Pavel Vernikov at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole. In this year, she was awarded first prize and the overall grand prize at the International Andrea Postacchini Violin Competition.
At the young age of 14, she commenced her bachelor degree at the prestigious Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris under the tutelage of Prof.Roland Daugareil. During this time, she performed in major concerts across Europe including the San Vito Musico Estate Festival where she performed Mozart Violin concerto no.1, the International Oleg Kagan festival as soloist with the Georgian Chamber Orchestra and a recital at Banque de France, Paris. Raphaëlle also participated in masterclasses and academies with renowned artists like Salvatore Accardo, Mihaela Martin, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Pamela Franck, Nobuko Imai and Renaud Capuçon.
When receiving her Bachelor degree in 2013, she went on to continue her studies at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne with Prof. Pavel Vernikov as a Masters student. Playing as a soloist accompanied by orchestra, she took part in the Sion Festival and played with the Orchestre de Saint-Maurice. As well as this, she was chosen to participate in the “Jeunes Interprètes” program, where she performed live on Radio France a full recital. She continued to play in major festivals such as Festival du Périgord Noir, Montpellier Radio France, Rencontres Musicales d’Evian, Rheingau Festival, Stavelot Festival, Rencontres Musicales de Gstaad and the Festival de Pâques d’Aix-en-Provence. Within this time period, she was chosen to participate in the highly prestigious Seiji Ozawa International Academy for two consecutive years.
During the season 2016-2017, Raphaëlle made her debut at the Cologne Philharmonie, the Dortmund Konzerthaus and was invited as a soloist to play with the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne, Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire and the Pelléas Chamber Orchestra. In March, she performed the piece "Indra" for violin and piano written for her and the pianist Celia Oneto-Bensaid by the young composer Camille Pepin.
In 2017, she was awarded scholarships from the Or du Rhin foundation and the Nicati-de-Luze foundation in Switzerland. Raphaelle recently won the audition and was therefore chosen to be the next Concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.
She is currently finishing her Second Masters Degree, specializing in solo playing under the tutelage of Renaud Capuçon.
Studied with Igor Volochine
Studied with Roland Daugareil
Studied with Pavel Vernikov
Studied in Renaud Capuçon's class
Basel, Switzerland, 2016
Broadcasted live on France Musique for the "Jeunes Interprètes" program