Tristan Cornut

Birth date

April 18, 1985




Graduated from the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance after which he studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart and the University of Music Freiburg (under Prof. Jean-Guihen Queyras). He has won international competitions: the Ottomar Domnick Competition in Stuttgart (2007, first prize), the Gaspar Cassadó International Violoncello Competition in Hachioji (Japan, 2009, second prize), and the ARD International Music Competition in Munich (2010, third prized and two special awards). He has performed with many renowned German orchestras, among them the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and the Munich Chamber Orchestra. As an exponent of chamber music he has shared the stage with such musicians as Salvatore Accardo, Antonio Meneses, Daniel Hope, Bruno Giuranna, Miguel da Silva, and Yo-Yo Ma. In 2009 he founded the Paul Klee Trio in which he has won prizes in the chamber music competitions in Melbourne and Trondheim.