Amanda Favier

French violinist

Several awards and being the youngest of the International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig have allowed Amanda Favier to showcase her many talents as a young violinist and talented chamber musician.

Amanda Favier joined the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris at the age of 13 in Gérard Poulet's class. Having obtained her violin award and a Diploma of Higher Education very early on, she went on to perfect her skills in other European institutions, particularly with Igor Ozim in Cologne, Jean-Jacques Kantorow in Rotterdam, Sir Ifrah Neaman in London and Suzanne Gessner.

Having obtained numerous awards such as the Johann Sebastian Bach Award in Leipzig, Louis Sphor in Weimar, or the Jean Françaix Award in France, among others, she was propelled onto international stages.

Amanda Favier has performed extensively in chamber music ensembles with other great musicians: Cédric Tiberghien, Valérie Aimard, François Salque, Anne Quéffelec, Gérard Caussé, Patrice Fontanarosa, Tasso Adamopoulos, Philippe Muller, Jean-François Heisser, Vladimir Mendelssohn and Michel Stauss.

Always looking for new collaborations and creations, she does not hesitate to mix several arts and artists from various walks of life. Thus, she created her show De Venise à Venise, l’itinéraire d’un violon gâté, a concert that tells the story of her 1723 Goffriler.

Six landmark dates in the life of Amanda Favier:

2013: Released her album Dans la malle du poilu along with Célimène Daudet
2013: Accompanied Jacqueline Laurin and Laurent Martin in Chants de Lumière, melodies by Blanche Selva (Ligia Digital)
2008: Edition of Vivaldi's Four Seasons (Saphir Productions)
2004: A revelation for Adami who lent her the Bellosio, Venetian violin from 1756
2003: Winner of the Cziffra Foundation
2003: Created the festival Rencontres Musicales d’Augerville (Loiret)

Biography from Radio France’s Musical Documentation, November 2013