Hailed by the New York press as “a
spectacular virtuoso, [playing] with effortless brilliance,
unbridled passion, and a remarkable flair,” violinist
Olivier Fluchaire has established
himself as one of today’s most exciting new violinists.
extensively as featured soloist and chamber musician, he has been
concertizing throughout the United States, Austria, Belgium,
England, Germany, South Korea, Lithuania, Russia, and his native
France. Mr. Fluchaire was invited to solo with the Camerata Lysy
Orchestra, Jupiter Symphony, Hunter Symphony, New York Repertory
Orchestra, Manhattanville College Orchestra, The Orchestra of the
Bronx, The French Philharmonia Orchestra, Bachanalia Orchestra,
Arctic Chamber Orchestra, University of Alaska-Anchorage Sinfonia
Orchestra and the Affetti Chamber Orchestra. His most recent
concerto tour, performing the Mendelssohn violin concerto throughout
Alaska, was reviewed as “a world-class performance […] technical and
Olivier Fluchaire was fortunate to
perform on many occasions alongside his mentor, Lord Yehudi Menuhin,
notably in J.S. Bach’s concerto for two violins and with members of
the Guarneri, American, and Emerson string quartets. He has recorded
for VOX label and his performances were broadcasted on France 3
Television, Bronxnet Television, the BBC Television, National
Educational Television, Radio France, MDR Leipzig, “The Listening
Room with Robert Sherman” WQXR-FM and National Public Radio.
Highlights for Mr. Fluchaire’s 2014-15
season include performances of the Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn double,
and Brahms violin concerti. He will also perform chamber music on
As an avid teacher, Olivier Fluchaire
serves as an Assistant Professor at Manhattanville College
(Purchase, NY). He also instructs violin at Hunter College, CUNY and
during the summer, at Summit Music Festival (Purchase, NY).
Olivier Fluchaire studied with Daniel
Phillips, Patinka Kopec, Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Guen En Shen and
Jacques Ghesthem. He is graduate of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin
School in London UK, completed his Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees,
on a merit scholarship, at the Manhattan School of Music and his
Doctor of Musical Arts degree, as a recipient of a New York Times
Fellowship, at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center.
Olivier Fluchaire performs on a rare
violin by Andreas Gisalberti made in 1720 in Parma, Italy.