Born in France in 1994, Olivier Carillier started studying violin with Nina Likht in Toulouse at the age of 5. After graduating in 2011, he entered in the Hochschule für Musik in Basel, where he achieved his Bachelor in 2015 and Master in violin in 2017 with Raphaël Oleg. He started studying viola in the class of Silvia Simionescu and will obtain his Master in June 2020.
Laureate of numerous competitions for solo and chamber music in France, Italy, Hungary, Poland, and Switzerland, Olivier won the first prize of the « Marianne und Curt Dienemaann Stiftung » competition (Luzern, 2019) and was finalist of the « Thomas Kuti competition » organized by the Lions Club in Paris. He played at various festivals with renowned artists such as the Gringolts Quartet and the Doric Quartet, and was invited to play at the festival Mendelssohn in Mull (Scotland,2019) by the Doric Quartet.
Currently academist in the Kammerorchester Basel, Olivier will be playing as soloist with the Sinfonieorchester Basel in June 2020.
The board of trustees of the Rahn Kulturfonds meets twice a year and will consider all fully completed applications received.
Next board meetings:
September 24, 2020
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports requests regarding a contribution to the performance fees if:
- it is a project with or by Rahn Kulturfonds prize winners.
- it is a project with Rahn Kulturfonds scholarship holders.
The Rahn Kulturfonds supports its prize winners and scholarship holders during four years after receiving the award.
For the meeting on September 24, 2020, please hand in your complete application no later than August 31, 2020 by email or by filling out the following form.
Scholarship holder Rahn Kulturfonds (Audition 2019)
Alle Künstler, Preisträger und Stipendiate, seit 1976.