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Students selected for the 2023 edition

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Auguste RAHON

Auguste RAHON

  • Edition of the Academy: 2023, 2022
  • Nationality: France
  • Instrument: Cello
  • Age during Academy: 24
  • Last or current school: Haute Ecole de Musique, Genève
  • https://www.hesge.ch/hem

Auguste Rahon was born in 1999 in Reims. He played the cello for the first time at the age of five. At twelve he entered the Conservatoire régional de Lyon and studied there with Augustin Lefebvre. In 2012 he had his first experience as a soloist in Prague with Fauré "Elegie". Since then, he has played regularly in solo recitals, chamber music recitals, solo performances with orchestra and also as a orchestral musician.

In 2016, Auguste started studying in the HEM de Genève, first with Denis Severin (bachelor grade), then with David Pia (master grade). He was a finalist in Murten Classics cello competition in 2018 and laureate of the Marescotti Fondation in 2021. Auguste is currently in residence in the Académie de l'Opéra de Paris.

Auguste RAHON

Concert 2021 at the E. Fitzgerald theatre
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