Virginie ROBILLIARD, violin, Lausanne

Her masterclass in Bruges will held from 19 to 22 July 2018.

Virginie Robilliard is teaching at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Lausanne Switzerland since 2015.


Young Laureate of the Long-Thibaud International Violin Competition and the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, including special prizes for the best performances of Bach’s Chaconne and Rochberg’s Rhapsody and Prayer, Virginie Robilliard has performed with orchestras such as the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Philarmonique de Radio-France, the Simon Bolivar Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra …. among others…
She made her New York debut at the age of 19, in a critically acclaimed performance (The New York Times) of Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 2, conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski at Avery Fisher Hall. Miss Robilliard’s international career has included appearances in Asia, South America, Europe, Canada and the United States, she is regularly invited to give master classes all over the world.
Her interest to present contemporary music has brought Virginie Robilliard, with the sponsorship of the Beracasa Foundation, to commission a Sonata for Violin Solo to a brilliant Venezuelan composer, Paul Desenne. Born from a family of musicians, Virginie Robilliard gave her first public concert at the age of five. She was awarded First Prize by the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon at seventeen, as a student of Jacques Ghestem, and she graduated from the Juilliard School in 1993, as a scholarship student of Dorothy Delay.

From 2001 to 2008, Virginie Robilliard, thanks to the Mozarteum Foundation, created a violin school in Caracas, Venezuela, where several of her young talented students were later accepted in European conservatories such as the CNSM in Paris, the Tibor Varga school, Hans Eisler Music School and Geneva conservatory.

More information on Virginie Robilliard website



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