Lucienne Renaudin-Vary’s Highlights
- 1999: Born in Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire, France.
- 2007: Enrolled at the Conservatory of Le Mans, taking classical trumpet lessons from Philippe Lafitte and jazz instruction from Santiago Quintans.
- 2010: Winner of the Selmer-Le Parnasse Competition and Third prize at the European Competition for Young Trumpet Players in Alençon (14-to-17-year-old category, although she was only 11).
- 2012: First festival appearances at the Eurochestries and Annecy festivals. First prizes of each competition she performed at during this year: International Brass Meeting Competition in Belgium, Clés d’Or Competition in Paris, ‘Maurice André’ Competition for Young Artists in Alès (18-to-25-year-old category), and European Competition for Young Trumpet Players in Alençon.
- 2013: Recording debut on an album by trumpeter Guy Touvron, playing a work by Benedetto Marcello and joining Touvron on two-trumpet concertos by Saverio Mercadante and G.F. Handel.
- 2014: First major jazz concert, in Le Mans, at the city’s ‘Nuit de chimères’ event. Began her studies at the Paris Conservatory under Clément Garrec.
- 2016: Victoires de la Musique Classique Award in the Revelation Instrumental Soloist of the Year category.
- 2017: Joined the Jazz class at the Paris Conservatory. She released her debut solo album, The Voice of the Trumpet (Warner Classics), with the Orchestre National de Lille / Rolando Villazón. Debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. South American tour (Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil).
- 2018: Debuts with the Philharmonia Orchestra (UK), Lucerne Symphony (Switzerland) and Netherlands Philharmonic. Canada and Japan tours. Jazz in Marciac Festival debut.
- 2019: Released her second album, Mademoiselle in New York (Warner Classics), with the BBC Concert Orchestra / Bill Elliott, making her Prom debut in Snape Maltings, playing An American in Paris medley and selections from West Side Story adapted for trumpet by Bill Elliott. Taiwan debut with the Kaohsiung Symphony, second Japanese tour with pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii and the Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa / Patrick Hahn, and Southeast Asia tour (Laos, Thailand, Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia and Vietnam) with the London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green. She was awarded the Arthur Waser Prize.
- 2020: Debut with the National Orchestra of France at Champ de Mars, Paris. Hong Kong debut with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong as part of the French May Arts Festival.
- 2021: Released her last album, Piazzolla Series (Warner Classics), with accordionist Richard Galliano, guitarist Thibaut Garcia, and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Sascha Goetzel, which has received an Opus Klassik Award in the Young Artist (Trumpet) category.
Content Featuring Lucienne Renaudin-Vary
- Interview (October 5): “Follow Your Instinct. Just Enjoy What You Do and Be Yourself”
- Releases (October 12): Lucienne Renaudin-Vary — “Piazzolla Stories” (Warner Classics)