Biography

Anne Gaurier was born in 1981.

 

Her career has been quite particular and atypical.

 

An exceptional (C.N.R. of Paris prize, first in Vatelot-Rampal competition, diploma of Freiburger’s Musikhochschule with honors…), she performed very early as soloist, within chamber music and as cello soloist throughout Europe.

 

Her lively fascination with baroque repertoire guided her towards her studies in ancient music. She studied baroque cello and viola da gamba at the Department of Ancient Music in the Toulouse Conservatorium, under the guidance of Gilles Colliard and received encouraging support from personalities such as Christophe Coin and Paolo Pandolfo.

 

Principal cellist with the Chamber Orchestra of Toulouse from 2007 to 2014, Anne Gaurier performed in concert with this prestigious formation through numerous concertos with both cello and viola da gamba.

 

With the baroque cello, she appeared as soloist with Ophélie Gaillard and in a chamber format with both Christophe Coin and Gilles Colliard.

With the viola da gamba, she performed Telemann and Tartini concerto’s and particularly enjoyed offering French musical recitals (Marais, Forqueray…).

 

Anne Gaurier created " Les sons harmoniques" with harpsichordist Eva del Campo after exploring the repertoire of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and regularly collaborates with "La Boz Galana" ensemble, specializing in Spanish and Latin American music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

 

With the accordionist Gregory Daltin, in 2014, she created the" duo Coppa" and produced all music with an array of fascinating tones!

 

Anne Gaurier is a professor at the “Pôle des Arts Baroques” (Toulouse), responsible for teaching viola da gamba.