Emmanuel Rossfelder

guitar

Emmanuel Rossfelder studied under the direction of Bertrand Thomas in the Conservatory in Aix-en-Provence, from which he graduated at the age of 14, unanimously receiving the gold medal for his achievements and a special commendation from the jury. He was then the youngest guitarist in history to have been admitted to the Paris Conservatory. There, he continued his education with Alexandre Lagoya, whom he admired greatly. Under his tutelage Rossfelder gained a solid education based on a specific right-hand technique developed by Lagoya from the times of his legendary duet with Ida Presti. Emmanuel Rossfelder graduated from the Conservatory in guitar and chamber music classes, receiving two unanimous 1st prizes in 1991 and 1992. Emmanuel Rossfelder is a laureate of many international competitions (incl. 1st prize and the Pierre Salvi special prize in the FMAJI festival for young musicians). He also won the Victoire de la Musique Classique award in 2004 in the “Musical Discovery of the Year – Solo instrumentalist”. During performance, the artist highly values direct contact with the audience. For more than 25 years he has been constantly surprising listeners with new forms of using the potential of the guitar. Rossfelder displays his musical talent on major stages in Europe, and also in Japan, Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Africa and in the United States. Emmanuel Rossfelder recprded eight albums of solo guitar repertoire. These include many original transcriptions for the instrument. The artist’s latest album titled  “Virtuoso” contains virtuoso compositions for the guitar and daring performances of works by Paganini. Music performed by the guitarist made its way to the official album documenting the 2019 edition of La Folle Journée (Carnets de voyage).

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