Captivating audiences with his performances, his charisma and his amazing virtuosity, Frédéric Moreau
is iregularly invited to many festivals, in prestigious concert halls around the world and has become one of the most prolific French artists of his generation with over one hundred concerts as soloist each year.
As such, he regularly tours throughout Europe, the United States, Asia, and has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Kiev, the Ile de France Philharmonic Orchestra...
is a laureate of numerous international competitions and started his solo career at the age of eighteen. He is a first prize winner of violin and chamber music, and is a “3ème cycle" graduate of the most selective soloist programme at the French National Conservatory of Music in Paris (Master and PhD). He has studied violin with masters such as Jean Fournier, Michèle Auclair, Régis Pasquier, Tibor Varga, Yehudi Menuhin...
As an eclectic artist, he also studied music theory, harmony, counterpoint, analysis, music history at the French National Conservatory of Music in Paris, orchestral conducting at the "Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris", piano, organ, orchestration at other conservatories, and musicology at the Sorbonne.
embodies the violin repertoire from baroque to contemporary music and fervently defends the music of the most charismatic virtuoso of all time: Niccolò Paganini
, to whom he dedicated a CD entitled "Il Cannone" in tribute to the legendary violin of the Italian Master.
As the musical director and soloist of the famous chamber orchestra "Les Violons de France"
, for which he adapted a repertoire where virtuosity occupies an important place, Frédéric Moreau
also devotes himself to chamber music, particularly as the first violinist of the "Gaïa Quartet" (Seoul), and has played with partners such as Nicholas Angelich, Maxim Fedotov, Ilya Rashkovskiy, Eunju Park, Patrick Zygmanowski...
His teaching expertise and passion for music are demonstrated by the master-classes he holds around the world.
He has made numerous recordings, including: Beethoven's violin concerto with the Munich Symphony Orchestra; a disc entitled "Hommage à l'Europe" which was nominated for best classical music recording at the "Victoires de la Musique" in 2000; a "Virtuosity" disc (including works by Paganini, Sarasate, Bazzini, Saint-Saëns...); a disc of Vivaldi's Four Seasons; a violin & harp disc (Duo Perpetuo) with Béatrice Guillermin; a DVD with the "Solstice Trio" (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov); a CD dedicated to Paganini entitled "Il Cannone.";...
plays a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini
violin from 1749, which is both a privilege and a pleasure.