Shuichi Okada, violin
Born in 1995 in Bordeaux, Shuichi Okada began studying the violin at the age of five.
He studied at the CNSM of Paris in the class of Roland Daugareil. He has won many competitions (Postacchini, Ginette Neveu, Mirecourt, Lipizer, Fritz Kreisler, Markneukirchen, Prince of Hessen Prize at the Kronberg Academy)
Shuichi is regularly invited to festivals (Evian, Colmar, Vézère, Les Moments musicaux de La Baule, Deauville, Giverny, Guéthary, Orangerie de Sceaux, Ravel, Palazetto Bru Zane), where he has performed with artists such as Jérôme Pernoo, Jérôme Ducros, Raphaël Pidoux, Jean-Claude Vanden Eyden, Peter Frankl, Philippe Jaroussky, Mathieu Herzog, Antoine Tamestit, Claire Désert, Lise Berthaud, Pierre Fouchenneret, Itamar Golan and Augustin Dumay, among others.
Together with Jean-Paul Gasparian (piano) and Gauthier Broutin (cello), he forms Trio Cantor, in residence at the Singer Polignac Foundation since September 2016.
His first album, recorded with pianist Clément Lefebvre on the Mirare label, is scheduled for release in 2019.
In chamber music he recorded Brahms’s two string quintets and sextets on the B-records label with Pierre Fouchenneret, Lise Berthaud, Adrien Boisseau, François Salque and Yan Levionnois.
In September 2019 he entered the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel under the direction of Augustin Dumay.