April 20 to 27
CNSMD de Lyon
Born in 1968. After studying at the National Conservatory of Besançon in the class of Paulette VERSTRAETEN, Nicolas MIRIBEL entered the National Conservatory of Music of Paris in the class of Gérard JARRY. He received his violin prize and a first prize for chamber music unanimously. It is then that he integrates a cycle of improvement with the Wozzeck Trio, in the class of Bruno PASQUIER.
In 1992, he went to study at the Center for the Arts in Banff, Canada, and then at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago. There he meets Walter LEVIN and Hatto BEYERLE, whose influence will be decisive on his conception of music.
With the Wozzeck Trio, he won the Maurice Ravel Award from the Academy of Saint Jean de Luz and the second prize at the Franz Schubert International Competition and 20th Century Music in Graz, Austria. In 1994, he was awarded the Kranichsteiner Prize for the International Meeting of Contemporary Music in Darmstadt.
He has been a solo violinist since 1993 for the Itinéraire and Court-circuit ensembles, and he participates in the creations of Michael LEVINAS, Jean-Luc HERVÉ, Robert H. P. PLATZ, Philippe HUREL ... Brice PAUSET and Karim HADDAD dedicate several of their works to him. He performed Philippe LEROUX concertos, Brice PAUSET, Jean-Luc HERVÉ and Giacinto SCELSI with the Cannes Provence Côte d'Azur orchestra, L'Itinéraire, Short circuit under conductors like Philippe BENDER, Mark FOSTER, Pierre-André VALADE or Patrick DAVIN.