Julie Sévilla Fraysse

A French cellist born in 1988, Julie is among today’s young soloists and recently performed the C.Saint-Saëns concerto the with the Antwerp-based orchestra deFilharmonie at the Flagey concert hall in Brussels and L. Boccherini’s Cello Concerto in B-flat major with the Royal Chamber Orchestra of Wallonia In 2013 she was the laureate of the Fondation Natexis Banque Populaire and performed Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations at the Festival des Rencontres de Violoncelle de Bélaye broadcast on France Musique

Passionate about chamber music , Julie has performed alongside artists such as Emmanuelle Bertrand, Augustin Dumay and Gérard Caussé in the Flagey concert hall and in trio with Régis Pasquier and Abdel Rahman El Bacha. Julie was notably part of the Werther trio until 2010, with which she performed at the Festival de la Roque d’Anthéron. The trio won the Prix de la Presse at the International Chamber Music Competition of Lyon in 2011. She was also a guest at the Chamber Music Festival of Rome and at the Festival des Violons de Légende à Beaulieu-sur-Mer in 2013 and at the Schiermonnikoog Chamber Music Festival in the Netherlands in 2014.

Julie studied at the Conservatoire de Nice then at the Académie Rainier III de Monaco in the class of Frédéric Audibert. At the age of 17 she integrated the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris in the class of Roland Pidoux, then the Juilliard School of New York. After that she was artist in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Chapel Music with Gary Hoffman.

Thanks to Banque Populaire Fondation , Julie has just released her first album “Folklore” on the theme of Central Europe on the Klarthe label. It includes Zoltan Kodaly’s Cello Sonata .

Julie play à cello Testore (1750)

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