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Emmanuel FRANCOIS

Emmanuel FRANCOIS

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Emmanuel François graduated from Conservatory of Lyon alto (Master and Artist Diploma), and the High School of Music in violin Geneva (Concert Diploma); it has also improved with big names like the viola, among other Tamestit, Tatjana Masurencko, Yuri Bashmet or Thomas Riebl. He now leads an intense activity of orchestral, chamber musician and soloist in Europe, but also in Canada, Australia or Japan.
Former principal viola at the Opera de Marseille, he also worked as a soloist with the Orchestre d'Auvergne, Orchestre National de Montpellier, the National du Capitole de Toulouse Orchestra, the Sydney Opera House ... Supported by Musical Patronage Societe Generale is also a laureate of international competitions Wolfgang Marschner (Germany) and Beethoven Hradec (Czech Rep.). It also forms with harpist Anaïs Gaudemard selected by the Jeunesses Musicales de France to occur regularly touring duo.