When Adrien Boisseau discovered music at the age of five, he decided almost immediately to become a musician. After attending the music school of Nevers and the Conservatoire de Saint-Maur, Adrien Boisseau began studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse Paris at the age of 14 as a student of Jean Sulem. In 2009, at the age of 17, Adrien Boisseau won first prize as well as the audience prize at the Max Rostal International Competition and was subsequently invited to make his debut at the Berlin Philharmonie together with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin under the baton of Krzysztof Urbański.
After obtaining his diploma at the Paris Conservatoire, Adrien Boisseau decided to continue his studies with Tabea Zimmermann in Berlin. At the same time, Adrien Boisseau was successful in several competitions, including in Tokyo at the International Viola Competition with a fourth prize and the Audience Prize and in 2013 in Moscow at the International Yuri Bashmet Competition with a second prize.
As a soloist, Adrien Boisseau has already played with orchestras such as the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, the Kammerakademie Potsdam, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Moscow Soloists Chamber Orchestra, the Liechtenstein Symphony Orchestra and the Zagreb Soloists. From 2013 to 2015 Adrien Boissau studied at the Kronberg Academy and also attended master classes at Prussia Cove in Cornwall or the Verbier Festival Academy in Switzerland. He has performed as a guest at festivals in Deauville and Stavanger, at the Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, at the Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He has performed with Anne Queffélec, Olivier Charlier, Henri Demarquette, Éric Le Sage and Renaud and Gautier Capuçon.
From 2015 to 2017, Adrien Boisseau was also the violist of Quatuor Ebène, one of the most renowned string quartets in the world, performing with renowned musicians such as Mitsuko Uchida, Matthias Goerne, Anne Sofie von Otter, Nicholas Angelich and Martin Fröst. Quatuor Ebène has performed in the most famous concert halls, including the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall.
In 2014 Adrien Boisseau was voted Young Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA). One year later, Oehms Classics released Adrien Boisseau’s first CD – a Schumann recital with the pianist Gaspard Dehaene.
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