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 2015, Nevermind has been invited to play all over Europe, in Iceland and USA and has recorded with Alpha Classic Label. He has already worked with conductors such as Sigiswald Kuijken, Paul Agnew and Olivier Schneebeli. 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 La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy (Jean-Claude Malgoire), L’Ensemble La Rêveuse (Florence Bolton and Benjamin Perrot), L’Ensemble Desmarest (Ronan Khalil), L’Ensemble Gilles Binchois (Dominique Vellard), Le Chœur de Chambre de Namur, La Capella Mediterranea (Leonardo Garcia Alarcon ), L’Achéron (François Joubert-Caillet), l’Ensemble La Tempête (Simon-Pierre Bestion de Camboulas), Vox Luminis (Lionel Meunier)etc. … Passionate by the inventive music and the unlimited possibilities of the viola da gamba, Robin Pharo worked with Jazz band such as The Jungles Key and Note Forget the Project. He collaborates with the choregrapher Thierry Thieu Niang and composes the music of the show Au Cœur, programmed at the festival d’Avignon, in 2016. He works presently with contemporary composers such as Philippe Hersant (with whom he creates Hypnos), Rika Suzuki, Yassen Vodenitcharov and Jean-Marc Chouvel (with whom he creates Les Trois ailes du papillon). He also loves improvising in different styles, and in April 2012, he’s invited to accompany Bobby McFerrin, on the stage of Châtelet theater, in Paris.