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Gautier Capucon

  • Cellist


Gautier Capucon has been one of the most admired cellists of his generation. Since winning the Victoires de la Musique as "New Talent of the Year" in 2001, Gautier Capucon's recitals, orchestral and chamber music performances around the globe have won him a unanimous praise from both critics and the audiences. Gautier Capucon's famous collaborations include performances with Martha Argerich, Renaud Capuçon, Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Myung-Whun Chung, Leonid Kavakos, Katia and Marielle Labeque, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Leonard Slatkin, Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra for the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations and Prokofiev's Sinfonia Concertante, released in 2010 on the Virgin Classics label.

Gautier Capucon's 2009 release of Dvorak and Herbert has won the Editor's Choice Award from Gramophone Magazine. In 2008 Gautier Capucon released "Rhapsody," works of Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev with pianist Gabriella Montero.

Gautier Capuçon plays a 1701 Matteo Goffriler.