Multi award-winning French cellist Gautier Capuçon is celebrated internationally for his expressive musicianship and exuberant virtuosity. His 2021/22 season includes invitations with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Alain Altinoglu, the Cleveland Orchestra and Michael Tilson Thomas, and the Mariinsky and Valery Gergiev. He is Artist-in-Residence at the Paris Philharmonie as well as the Wiener Konzerthaus. Current new music collaborators include Lera Auerbach, Richard Dubugnon, Danny Elfman and Thierry Escaich. Committed to supporting young musicians, Capuçon founded the Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and is ambassador for the Orchestre à l’École association, featured during his annual French odyssey Un Été en France. He records exclusively for Erato (Warner Classics) and plays a 1701 Matteo Goffriller cello, ‘L’Ambasadeur’.