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Lorraine Campet

Double bass


At the age of 5, Lorraine discovered the double bass and studied it further with Jean-Edmond Bacquet until she entered the CNSM in Paris in 2012 in Thierry Barbé's class. She obtained her Master's degree in May 2016 and then pursued a year of advanced studies with Petru Iuga at the University of Mannheim in Germany. At the same time, she studied violin in the class of Suzanne Gessner (CRR de Paris) and was admitted to the CNSMDP in the class of Jean-Marc Phillips.

She regularly performs chamber music in various festivals where she has performed with artists such as the Wanderer Trio, Christophe Gaugué, Lise Berthaud, Sarah Nemtanu, François Salque, the Modigliani Quartet, Christophe Morin, Thierry Koehl, Yan Levionnois, the Messiaen Quartet, Marianne Piketty...

She has won various competitions including the 1st Prize at the Leopold Bellan International Competition and the 1st Prize at the "Bass 2014" International Double Bass Competition in Amsterdam.  In 2017, Lorraine Campet won the 1st Prize of the Festival and the Prize for the best interpretation of the imposed contemporary work at the 31st International Competition of the Young Performers' Autumn Music Festival. She then won the 2nd prize at the Giovanni Bottesini International Competition. 

Since 2015, she has been co-soloist with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Lorraine plays on a double bass by Richard Gonon and a bow by Emilio Slaviero.

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