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Robin Pharo studied the viola da gamba with Jean-Louis Charbonnier, Caroline Howald, Ariane Maurette and Christophe Coin, at the Music and Dance’s National Conservatory of Paris. He is a founder member of the Quartet Nevermind with whom he won the third prize and the special festival prize at the Van Wassenaer competition in Utrecht. In 2017, Nevermind has been invited to play all over Europe, in Russia, in Iceland, Australia, Asia and USA and has recorded tree discs, Conversations (2016), Quatuors Parisiens (2017) and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (2021) with Alpha Classic Label.

He played with the actor Benjamin Lazar in the show L’Autre Monde ou les états et Empires de la lune and has been engaged in numerous early music bands such as l’ensemble Pygmalion (Raphaël Pichon), Aedes (Mathieu Romano), Le Poème Harmonique (Vincent Dumestre), La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy (Jean-Claude Malgoire), l’ensemble La Rêveuse (Florence Bolton et Benjamin Perrot), l’ensemble Marguerite-Louise (Gaétan Jarry), La Tempête (Simon-Pierre Bestion de Camboulas), La Cappella Mediterranea (Leonardo Garcia Alarcon), l’Achéron (François Joubert-Caillet), l'ensemble Maja (Bianca Chillemi), Vox Luminis (Lionel Meunier) etc…. ). In April 2012, Robin Pharo is invited to accompany Bobby McFerrin, on the stage of Châtelet theater, in Paris. He collaborated with the choregrapher Thierry Thieu Niang and composed the music of the show Au Cœur, programmed at the festival d’Avignon in 2016. He also played in the show Romances Inciertos, created by François Chaignaud and Nino Laisné.  He works presently with contemporary composers such as Fabien Touchard or Philippe Hersant, wich who he creatd Hypnos and La Harpe de David as well as Rika Suzuki, Yassen Vodenitcharov and Jean-Marc Chouvel (with whom he creates Les Trois ailes du papillon). He had been playing at the Hyperweekend festival at France Radio and created the project Phonographie, imaginated by the group Code (Jérémie Arcache and Léonardo Ortega), together with the electronic musician Superpoze, with who he created a new piece in tribute to Marin Marais.s.

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