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Raphaël FEUILLÂTRE



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Admired by audiences for his world class virtuosity, Raphaël Feuillâtre brings fresh, inspired interpretations to the classical guitar. Born in 1996, Raphaël Feuillâtre began classical guitar lessons at the age of nine with Hacène Addadi at Cholet Conservatory. In 2012, he entered Michel Grizard’s class at the Conservatory of Nantes and, three years later, he was accepted to Paris National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance (CNSMDP) into the class of Roland Dyens where he obtained his Bachelor of Performing Arts degree in 2017 with highest honors. Raphaël completed his Master’s in Classical Guitar Performance with Tristan Manoukian in 2019, again with highest honors. Raphaël is also mentored by internationally renowned guitarist and pedagogue Judicaël Perroy, who played a very important role in his artistic development.

As a result of his 2018 win of classical guitar’s most prestigious competition, Guitar Foundation of America (GFA), Raphaël completed the recording of his second opus for the Naxos Label in 2019 (Barrios, Granados, Llobet, Rachmaninoff, Rameau, Ramirez, Scriabin, Villa-Lobos). He was a featured soloist at the 2019 GFA conference in Miami, and has embarked on his North American tour, which will last from September 2019 through April 2020. He will present solo concerts, conduct masterclasses and outreach activities in over 50 cities across the United States and Canada.

Prior to winning the 2018 GFA, Raphaël Feuillâtre participated in various other international guitar competitions, obtaining several major awards. In 2017, he won 1st prize in the International Guitar Competition Jose Tomas – Villa Petrer (Spain), which awarded him the opportunity to record his first album with JSM Guitar Records in 2018 (Bach, Granados, Tansman, Assad, Dyens). In 2015, Raphaël won 1st prize in the Concours & Festival de guitare de Fontenay sous Bois (France). He is also a laureate of the Festival International de Guitarra Ciudad de Coria in Coria (Spain) (2nd prize, 2014); Festival Internacional de Musica da Primavera de Viseu in Viseu (Portugal) (3rd prize, 2016); and the International Guitar Festival of Kutna Hora (Czech Republic) (3rd prize, 2017).

Raphaël Feuillâtre has appeared at several other classical guitar festivals and venues across the world, including the International Guitar Festival, Budapest ( Hungary) ; Festival of Guitar, Ciutat d’Elx (Spain) ; Guitar Art Festival, Subotica (Serbia) ; Guitarras del Mundo Festival (Argentina) where he toured across the country performing concerts; Changsha International Guitar Festival, Changsha (China) ; a seven-concert tour across Brazil (Brazil) as well as festivals and venues in Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Holland, and Montenegro. In France, he has been invited to perform chamber music at the Folle Journée de Nantes Festival, and the concerto d’Aranjuez on a five concert tour with the Orchestral Ensemble of Pau (France) . He has held residencies at 6 Cordes au Fil de l’Allier Festival and Guitare en France, and, as a soloist, he performed in the Paris International Guitar Festival, Sul Tasto Festival, Festival de Baume-les-Messieurs and Guitars in Picardy Festival.

Raphaël is an endorsee of Savarez guitar strings, one of the world’s leading string manufacturers (founded in 1770).

Raphaël divides his time between performing and teaching. He is regularly invited to give masterclasses during his numerous engagements and holds a permanent teaching position at the Music School of Villeneuve-la-Garenne in Paris region.

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Admirat de public pentru virtuozitatea sa de clasă mondială, Raphaël Feuillâtre aduce interpretări noi, inspirate, în lumea chitarei clasice. Născut în 1996, Raphaël Feuillâtre a început lecțiile de chitară clasică la vârstă de 9 ani cu Hacene Addadi la Conservatorul Cholet din Franța. În 2012, a inceput studiile la conservatorul din Nantes, la clasa de chitara a lui Michel Grizard. Trei ani mai târziu, a fost acceptat la Conservatorul Național Superior de Muzică și Dans din Paris, la clasa lui Roland Dyens unde a obținut licența sa în Artele Spectacolului, în 2017, cu înalte onoruri. Raphaël este mentorat de către Judicaël Perroy, care a jucat un rol foarte important în dezvoltarea sa artistică.

Raphaël Feuillâtre a participat în numeroase competiții internaționale de chitară, câștigând mai multe premii. În 2017, după câștigarea premiului I la concursul internațional de chitară Jose Tomas-Villa Petrer (Spania), i s-a oferit oportunitatea de a înregistra primul sau album cu JSM Guitar Records, în 2018. Programul Cd-ului constă in compoziții de Johann Sebastian Bach, Enrique Granados, Alexander Tansman, Sergio Assad si Roland Dyens.

Ca un rezultat al câștigului sau din 2018 al celei mai prestigioase competiții de chitară clasică, Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) Raphaël a terminat înregistrarea celui de-al doilea album al sau pentru Naxos Label, în 2019. Programul Cd-ului constă in compoziții de Agustin Pio Barrios Mangore, Enrique Granados, Miguel Llobet, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Jean Philippe Rameau, Ariel Ramirez, Alexander Scriabin și Heitor Villa-Lobos.

A fost un solist proeminent la conferința GFA din 2019 din Miami iar din Septembrie 2019 până în Aprilie 2020 a fost intr-un turneu în care a susținut concerte solo, masterclass-uri și activități de dezvoltare în peste 50 de orașe din Statele Unite și Canada.

Raphel își împarte timpul între concerte și predat. El este adesea invitat să susțină masterclass-uri și este profesor la Școală de Muzică din Villeneuve-la-Garenne din Paris.

Raphaël este sponsorizat de către Savarez, unul dintre cei mai mari fabricanți de corzi pentru chitară din lume și este adesea invitat sa sustina masterclass-uri la festivaluri de chitara din Europa dar și din afară.

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Raphaël Feuillâtre 1996-ban született és kilenc évesen kezdett el gitározni Hacène Addadi irányítása alatt. Tanulmányait Michel Grizard osztályán folytatta, majd Roland Dyens osztályán szerzett előadó-művészeti diplomát. Mesteri tanulmányait Tristan Manoukian tanárral folytatta és 2019-ben diplomázott le. Szakmai fejlődésére nagy hatással volt Judicaël Perroy, akinek mentorálása alatt megnyerte a 2018-as Guitar Foundation of America versenyt. Számos nemzetközi verseny díjazottja, és egy olyan kifinomult előadó, aki fiatalsága ellenére már számos országban és nemzetközi gitárfesztiválon lépett fel, mint például a Budapesti Nemzetközi Gitárfesztivál, Gutiar Art Fesztivál Szerbiában, Guitarras del Mundo Fesztivál Argentinában, Changsha Nemzetközi Gitárfesztivál Kínában stb. Raphaël klasszikus gitárt tanít a párizsi Villeneuve-la-Garenne zeneiskolában, illetve a Savarez húrgyártó támogatott művésze.