Biography

Son of the Canadian Prairies, Raphaël Freynet is a skilled multi-instrumentalist but also a producer and touring signer-songwriter. He regularly plays with an array of artists of different genres, and has also developed his own brand of intoxicating, brass-tinged indie pop-rock. Raphaël has earned honours after the release of his critically acclaimed debut album.

This year, Raphaël has been working as Producer and Musical Director with various artists and events, and has the role of Lead Artist in music projects at the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts in Edmonton. In the past years, he been performing in many parts of Canada as well as in Europe. With his solo project, he was nominated for a Trille Or Award in the Best Upcoming Artist (Western Canada) category. His first album, Le monde à voir, released in 2011, won Best Francophone Recording at the 2011 Western Canadian Music Awards, and earned him a nomination for Best Album from Western Canada at Ontario’s Trille Or Awards.