Frédéric Audibert is one of the few cellists to master all the aesthetic: baroque, classical and contemporary.
He made his debut at 17 in the Great Hall of UNESCO in Paris. First prize in cello at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris with Jean-Marie Gamard student Navarra, he improved with Mark Drobinsky, Maud Tortelier and Gary Hoffman. It differs in the final and semifinal international competitions Palma d’Oro, Florence, Trapani, San Sebastian, Douai and wins Turin and Rovere d’Oro.
In 1992, Lord Yehudi Menuhin called the winner of the association “Live Music Now France” and encourages him to pursue a solo career. He has been performing in major concertos with orchestra: Haydn, Boccherini, KPE Bach, Saint-Saëns, Bruch, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Lalo, Dvorak, Honegger… with Brixi orchestra (Prague), Tcheques Soloists, Symphony orchestra Brno, symphony orchestra republican guard, philharmonic orchestra Nice, orchestra Cannes-Paca, symphony orchestra Kinshasa…
Soloist in Residence at the Foundation Sophia Antipolis, he gave concerts and master classes in Japan, Taïwan, Canada, Polynesia, Israel, Turkey and in major French theaters: Gaveau in Paris, Palais des Festivals in Cannes, Festival de Prades, Abbey Fontfroide, Opera de Nice, Reims Strolls musical […]
He has performed several times the complete Suites for Solo Cello by JS Bach and performed the complete Caprices of Alfredo Piatti in concert.
Personally congratulated by Mstislav Rostropovich for his qualities as concertmaster at a concert with the Philharmonic Brittany orchestra, he will go with him to Moscow and Baku in cultural exchange. As part of tributes to the great master, Frédéric Audibert is invited to tell, at conferences, the various anecdotes that have marked his artistic and educational meetings with the man who will go down as one of the greatest cellists of the twentieth century.
Since 2006, he’s principal cellist of the Chambre Philharmonique – Emmanuel Krivine, created and directed by Emmanuel Krivine, and he’s also principal cellist of Dresden Musikfetspiele, with whom he play’s in major European concert halls: Pleyel, Alt Hopper Frankfurt, the Concertgebouw in Bruges, Istanbul Hall , Beethoven Hall in Bonn, San Rocco Venice…
Frédéric Audibert early interest in historical instruments and Baroque repertoire: he plays on period instruments concertos by Vivaldi, Porpora, Boccherini, Bach KPE, including Leo the theater of the Royal Palace of Naples and participated in several recordings (Diapason d’Or, Choc de la Musique, Grand Prix du Disque), with the violnist Gilbert Bezzina, Baroque Nice orchestra director, as continuo player in the big pages of Italian and German repertoire.
In the field today, he worked with composers Nicolas Bacri, Thierry Machuel, Hany Fouad, Marcel-Henri Faivre, Jean-Michel Gianelli, Jaroslaw Adamus, Johan Svensson, Gérard Gastinel, Sébastien Béranger, Marcel Landowski, which he played the concerto for cello and orchestra. We could hear the ‘Festival de Radio France in a piece by Luciano Berio for solo cello and during the night of cello at the Springs festival ot the art Monte-Carlo, in a piece by Xenakis (Kottos) and Piatti (Caprices) as well as International Meetings of Beauvais in creating Sébastien Béranger for two cellos and electronic tape.
Since its création, his recital, “If I told the story of the cello? Bach to the present day” was played over a hundred times on the French music scene and festivals.
Frédéric Audibert performed several times the complete Suites of JS Bach, and the complete Piatti Caprices for the centenary of the death of Piatti in 2001.
In 2013, was released a disc of cello duo with his brother Florent Audibert, principal cello in the orchestra of Rouen : The masters of the cello compose.
Fredéric Audibert teaches cello in the Music Academy Prince Rainier III and the regional conservatory of Nice
Finally, it is the coordinator of the festival’s artistic Cello Fan for 13 years.
In 2009, Prince Albert II of Monaco Frédéric Audibert raised to the rank of Chevalier in the Order of Cultural Merit of the Principality of Monaco.
Frédéric Audibert plays actually Maud Tortelier cello by Alessandro Gagliano and a cello by Philippo Cordano 1774 with gut strings.