Anthony Caillet - Euphonium
Anthony CAILLET is part of this new generation of passionate and dynamic musicians who combine constant curiosity with a solid instrumental background. As a concert performer eager for new experiences, his goal is to offer an increasingly wide range of possibilities ranging from chamber music and the symphony orchestra to contemporary creations, passing through jazz and improvised music.
He started the Euphonium in Ardèche and obtained his diplomas finishing his studies at the music school of Valence with Mr. BARTHALAY and in the class of Mr. DELANGE in Villeurbanne. He then entered Mr. FRITSCH's class at the CNSM in Paris in 2002 and graduated three years later in 2005 with a Master's Degree (DFS) in Euphonium, which he obtained with distinction and a special mention awarded unanimously, as well as a first on camera award music.
During this period he won a second prize at the PRESTIGE DES CUIVRES international competition in Gebwiller (France) in 2003, a first prize at the ITEC international competition in Budapest (Hungary) in 2004 and a first prize at the international metals competition in Jeju ( South Korea).
Since then he has performed on several occasions with the most important Orchestras and Wind Ensembles: Orchester National de Lyon, Orchester National d'Ile de France, Opéra de Paris, Orchester National de France, Orchester de Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ensemble de Cuivres de l'Orchestre de Lyon, Orchester National de Lille, Grand Ensemble de Cuivres Magnifica…
In particular, he has played under the direction of Alain GILBERT, Michel PLASSON, Jun MARKL, Moshe ATZMON, Jukka-Pekka SARASTE, Mstislav ROSTROPOVITCH, Jean Claude CASADESUS, Hartmut HAENCHEN, Christoph ESCHENBACH, Andrey BOREYKO, Daniele ALTINTI.
In 2009, he participated in the recording of Mahler's complete symphonies on DVD with the Orchester de Paris under the direction of ECHENBACH.
YAMAHA artist, Anthony CAILLET plays the YEP-842 euphonium, the ROMERA BRASS "Anthony CAILLET" mouthpieces and the Johann SCHLIPFINGER mutes.