French Cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière Signs with Harrison Parrott Management

The 31-year-old was the First Prize Winner at the 2017 Queen Elisabeth Competition

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At Harrison Parrott, Victor Julien-Laferrière will be represented by François Guyard and Maarja Saue at the organization's Paris branch.

Hailing originally from Paris, Julien-Laferrière studied with Heinrich Schiff at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna and later at the Mozarteum Salzburg with Clemens Hagen. In 2012, he was the winner of the Prague Spring International Competition and in 2017, took First Prize at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition.

Julien-Laferrière's recording of sonatas by Brahms, Franck, and Debussy alongside pianist Adam Laloum was awarded France's Diapason d'Or in 2016, and in 2018, he won the prestigious Victoire de la Musique award for Instrumental Soloist of the Year.

The 2021 season sees Julien-Laferrière appearing with the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre National de Lyon, and Les Siècles, amongst others.

He will join a host of other prominent cellists at Harrison Parrott, including Nicolas Aldstaedt, Gautier Capuçon, and Sol Gabetta.

 

You can hear Julien-Laferrière's prize-winning performance of Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 below.