Biography

Born 1989 in France, Nathanael Carré completed his studies in Lyon, Paris, Freiburg and Stuttgart.

 

The flutists Mihi Kim, Felix Renggli, Davide Formisano as well as the pianists and musicologists Isabelle Duhat and Tibor Szasz, helped him to develop his musical interpretation and flutistic skills. He also studied conducting in Stuttgart with Christof Löser and James Tuggle.

 

Nathanaël has been successful in many national and international competitions, among others: several times 1st Prize at the Clé d’Or competition in Lyon both in piano and flute, 1st Prize and 'Best performance of a contemporary work' at the Jeunes Espoirs Competition, 2nd Prize at the “Domenico Cimarosa” International Flute Competition in Italia, and the 1st Prize “Carl Seemann” in Freiburg, Germany.

 

Nathanaël pursues parallel careers as a flutist, conductor, teacher and arranger. In addition to his regular performances as soloist and chamber musician with a broad repertoire, he offers masterclasses and prepares young flutists for orchestral auditions.

 

In 2016 Carré founded the Ensemble Nuanz together with musicians from the Stuttgart State Orchestra. The ensemble performs a repertoire for flute and strings arranged by the members themselves. In 2019 Nathanaël recorded his critically acclaimed debut album “Palette” with the Ensemble Nuanz. He is also a member of the Württemberg Wind Quintet.

 

Nathanaël Carré took up his current position as the solo flute of the Stuttgart State Orchestra at the age of 22.