Graduated from the CNSM of Paris in 1994 (1st prizes
with unanimous recognition in harpsichord and basso continuo) and from the 1st prize of the
Harpsichord International Competition of Montreal in 1999, Violaine Cochard shares her time with activities of
soloist, “chef de chant” and music chamber. She collaborates with various baroque ensembles as Gli Incogniti and
performs in Latin America, USA, Canada, Japan, India, China and Turkey.
Violaine Cochard recorded about thirty albums for different labels from which
four are solo albums dedicated to pieces of Couperin, JS Bach and Duphly.
She also likes collaborating with musicians from different styles as the jazz pianist
Edouard Ferlet or the group Tram des Balkans.