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Renaud Capucon

  • Violinist


Renaud Capucon: Named “Instrumentalist of the Year” for 2005 by the French Victoires de la Musique, Renaud Capuçon has taken his place among the top echelon of young violinists. He has performed with world-renowned orchestras such as the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Bayerische Rundfunk, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris, NHK Symphony and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, with conductors Bychkov, Chung, Dudamel, Dutoit, Eschenbach, Fischer and Robertson. His chamber music partners include Argerich, Barenboim, Bashmet, Bronfman , the Labèques; Pletnev and Thibaudet.

An exclusive Virgin Classics artist, Mr. Capuçon's newest release of April 2009, featuring Mozart’s Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 3 and Sinfonia Concertante with violist Antoine Tamistat and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Louis Langrée, will be followed in October of 2009 with the Violin Concertos of Beethoven and Korngold -The Rotterdam Philharmonic and Music Director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducting.