The Strad’s February 2016 cover star speaks about studying with Philippe Muller and Heinrich Schiff, and about his own cello classes for post-college students
Gautier Capuçon performs with the six young cellists of his 2015 Classe d'Excellence de Violoncelle - a mentorship programme which aims to help young players each year to bridge the gap between graduation and embarking on a career. The work is Fantaisie pour la 'Classe d'Excellence' ...
Gautier Capuçon was born in Chambéry in 1981 and began playing the cello at the age of five. He studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur in Paris with Philippe Muller and Annie Cochet-Zakine, and later with Heinrich Schiff in Vienna. By his mid-twenties he had already developed ...