Raphaël Perraud, violoncelle
Jean-Sébastien Bach (1685-1750)
1ère suite pour violoncelle
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
Sonate pour violoncelle seul
Stemming from musicians’ family, Raphaël Perraud begins the study of the cello at the age of five to the Academy of Valencia(Valence). He enters at the age of 16 the Higher National Conservatory for Music of Paris in the class of Jean-Marie Gamard. He emerges three years later with a first prize of cello and a first prize of chamber music.
He follows then a cycle of improvement to the Higher National Conservatory for Music of Lyon in the class of Yvan Chiffoleau and follows Master’s degrees classes with Janos Starker, Roland Pidoux, Siegfried Palm.
Prize-winner of several international competitions, he takes away(gains) in 1994 the international competition(help) "Prague Spring" as well as three special prices(prizes): the price(prize) of interpretation(performance) of the work Contemporary, the price(prize) of the foundation "Prague Spring" as well as the gift(donation) of a cello. The same year, he(it) is recruited by Marek Janowski at the post of the second solo cello of the philharmonic orchestra of Radio France.
He was the assistant of Jean-Marie Gamard to the Higher National Conservatory for Music of Paris.
Since then, he(it) already occurred in soloist with the Orchestre National de France, the Symphony orchestra of Mulhouse, the Chamber orchestra of Toulouse, the Philharmonic orchestra of the Radio of Prague, the Philharmonic orchestra of Pardubice, the Josef Suk chamber orchestra, the Philharmonic orchestra of Brno with whom he(it) interpreted the concertos of Haydn, Dvoràk, St Saëns, Strauss, Brahms, Schostakovitch, Lalo.
Excellent chamber-music player, he(it) participates in numerous festivals beside, Nicolas Dautricourt, Lise Bertaud, Svetlin Roussef, Deborah Nemtanu, Régis Pasquier, Eric Lesage, Elena Rozanova, Daishin Kashimoto, Georges Pludermacher...
Member(Limb) of the Quartet Renoir during five years, he(it) went (South-East Asia, Canada, Spain) and obtained the price(prize) of the Ministry of Culture in 2003 in the international competition(help) of string quartet of Bordeaux. We were so able to hear(understand) him(it) in numerous prestigious rooms: Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Théâtre du Châtelet, Room Chopin Pleyel, the Shadowing(Spinning) in Mulhouse, Big theater of Bordeaux, Rudolfinum of Prague, Opera of Shanghai.
Among his(her,its) recordings, we can quote Claude Debussy’s sonata with Laurent Wagshal in the piano, as well as three stanzas on the name of Sacher d’ Henri Dutilleux registered(recorded) in the presence of Master(Teacher) within the framework of the festival " autumn sonatas ". He(it) plans to register(record) both Gabriel Fauré’s sonatas.
In 2005, under the presidency(chair) of Kurt Masur, him(it) in summer named(appointed) cello great soloist of the Orchestre National de France.