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Gérard Caussé

Gérard Caussé studied at the Paris Conservatoire. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras under Gardiner, Nagano and Minkowski, and performed in leading chamber ensembles with musicians such as Kremer, Sitkovetsky, Maisky, Capuçon, Angelich and others. Former Artistic Director of the Toulouse Chamber Orchestra, and co-founder of the Salamanca Chamber Foundation, Caussé is currently Professor of Viola at the Paris Conservatoire and the Queen Sofia College, Madrid. Known for his championship of contemporary music, Caussé is co-founder and solo viola of the Ensemble Intercontemporain and has commissioned works for viola from major contemporary composers. His discography of more than sixty recordings with major labels has met with wide acclaim. He plays a 1560 viola by Gasparo da Salo.

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