Joseph Metral Biography

Joseph begin the violin at four and get his diploma of musical studies at the CNR of Grenoble. He continus his studies at the Schola Cantorum in Paris  with Jean Lenert.  In 2010 he goes to the Superior Conservatory of Paris in Olivier Charlier's class and get his Master in 2015.

He get the First Prize of the Vatelot competition at Aix les Bains and the First Prize of the Flame competition. He also get the First Prize at the Vatelot competition in Paris and the First Prize at Flaine Music Academy. That time at the Maurice Ravel academy 2014 he wins the Prize of the Rotary and the Lion's Club.  With his ensemble, the Trio Metral, he wins the international J. Haydn competition in 2017 with the First Prize and Two Special Prize: the Audience Prize and the Prize of the best interpretation of the piano trio of J. Haydn.


He belongs to the "Sécession Orhestra" ensemble and play regularly since 2013 under the leadership of Clément Mao-Takacs.

Joseph is the violonist of the Trio Metral, familial trio formed with his brother Victor, pianist and and his sister Justine, cellist.  They get the teaching of chamber music with Claire Desert, Ami Flammer and Yovan Markovitch and are curently in Master ofchamber music in the class of François Salque. They are alumni of the European Chamber Music Acadmy where they get to study with Hatto Bayerle, Johannes Meissl, Shmuel Askenasi, Ferenc Rados and Avo Kouyoumdjian for session organised in all Europe.

Also he receives advice since 2014 from the Ysaye quartet and Ebene quartet. They are Artist in Residence at ProQuarte and follow the master-class of musical personnality like Menahem Pressler, Günter Pichler, Gary Hoffman, Krzysztof Chorzelski. They are also Artiste in Residence at the "Chapelle musical Reine Elisabeth" under the direction of the Artemis quartet.

Joseph also participates to the Master-class of Ivry Gitlis, the Artis quartet and at the Master-class of Renaud Capuçon at the festival Radio France Montpellier and the Mozartfest. Guest of the Pont Saint-Esprit Academy he also play for the annversary of Ivry Gitlis. He is also invited by JF Zygel to Play for the show "la leçon de piano" and play many times for "the musical spring of the youngs talented" at Grenoble.