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Estelle Revaz

“Estelle Revaz is a committed, experienced musician with a profound desire for greater musical knowledge.”
Gautier Capuçon

Born in 1989, Swiss cellist Estelle Revaz embarked on an international career at an early age. After her debut in her homeland, she studied with Jérôme Pernoo at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris then honed her concert skills at the Cologne Musikhochschule under the generous guidance of Maria Kliegel. She has received several prestigious awards. With the support of various cultural foundations, the young cellist embarked on an international career, performing in Europe, Asia and South America.

Her concerto performances with orchestra have been hailed by critics and audience alike. Her vast repertoire ranges from Baroque concertos to contemporary creations. As of 2017, Estelle Revaz will be soloist in residence for three years with the Orchestre de Chambre de Genève under the direction of Arie van Beek.

An enthusiastic chamber musician, Estelle Revaz particularly favours cello/piano recitals and trio performances. She has performed in prestigious venues in Switzerland and abroad, including the Victoria Hall (Geneva), the Centre Paul Klee (Bern), the Martinskirche (Basel), the Salle de Musique (La Chaux-de-Fonds), the Louvre (Paris), the NCPA (Beijing) and the Oriental Art Center (Shanghai). Her music partners include Gautier Capuçon, Lena Neudauer, Pavel Vernikov, Sergey Ostrovsky, Sine Nomine Quartet, Finghin Collins, Gérard Wyss and Christian Chamorel.

In 2015, her first album CANTIQUE (NEOS), coproduced with Radio Télévision Suisse, received rave reviews from the international press. The programme featured Ernest Bloch’s Hebraic Rhapsody, Schelomo, and the world premiere recording of Pitture, a concerto composed for, and dedicated to her by Andreas Pflüger, performed with the Orchestre Musique des Lumières under the direction of Facundo Agudin.

In 2015, Estelle Revaz was listed among the “100 Most Influential Personalities in Tomorrow’s Switzerland” (“Forum des 100”).