Premiere of “Misericorde” | September 8, 2016

Misericorde, a feature film directed by the great Fulvio Bernasconi with a score by Nicolas Rabaeus, will premiere at the Zürich Film Festival on Saturday the 24th of September. Don’t miss it!
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Nicolas nominated for the “Peer Raben Music Award” | August 10, 2016

The soundtrack for “Belle comme un coeur” has been nominated for the “Peer Raben Music Award” at the SoundTrack_Cologne 13 festival. Nicolas will be there to present his work. Yay!


In Locarno! | August 5, 2016

Back to our favourite festival! Lots of fantastic movies under a heavy rain!



Un mois de grève | June 7, 2016

Nicolas is currently working on a wonderful documentary directed by Véronique Rotelli : Un mois de grève. A glimpse into the less-known history of our country!

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New prize for the score of “Puppet Syndrom” | April 20, 2016

Nicolas just won the Andrei Petrov prize at the “Literature and Cinema festival” of Gatchina for his score of the movie “Puppet Syndrom”. Hurray!


A Dada experiment | April 16, 2016

Nicolas just finished two days of intense but fertile working with Rodrigo Peñalosa, signing the (crazy) score of his (crazy) movie celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Dada movement.


A new instrument in the studio! | April 1, 2016

We went to visit the famous Ajay Sharma in New Delhi, at the Rikhi Ram shop. After hours of trying every possible instruments, we decided to buy a splendid tampura! Thanks to this great master for his warm reception and advices!

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Opération Commando | March 3, 2016

Nicolas just finished writing the music of the latest movie by Jan Czarlewski, “Opération Commando” (french title). Congratulation to Jan and the whole crew : the movie is great!


Recording the OS of “Mon Ange” | January 29, 2016

Great day of recording at Kitchen Studio for the new animation movie of Gregory Casares : “Mon ange“. Thank you Laurent Vonlanthen (sound engineer), Eurydice Vernay (violin) and Julien Paillard (accordion)!

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Recording of “Misericorde” (working title) in Skopje | January 10, 2016

Back from Skopje, where we recorded a string orchestra for “Misericorde” (working title), the new feature film of Fulvio Bernasconi. Everything’s in the hard-drives, let’s head for the mixing!
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New award for “Puppet Syndrome” | September 26, 2015

“Puppet Syndrome”, the feature film directed by Elena Hazanov with music by Nicolas Rabaeus, just won the best film award at the “Silk Road International Film Festival”. Congratulations!

Lecture at the HEAD | September 15, 2015

Nicolas Rabaeus gave a lecture at the HEAD in of Geneva, with the title “Music and Cinema”. A great day!


“Ugly Pretty Heart” at Fantoche! | August 17, 2015

“Ugly Pretty Heart”, the great animation movie directed by Gregory Casares with music by Nicolas Rabaeus, will be screened at the Fantoche festival, from the 2nd to 5th of September. Schedule here!

In Locarno! | August 7, 2015

Nicolas Rabaeus will be in Locarno from Friday 7th to Tuesday 11th!


The OS of “Station Horizon” on iTunes! | June 17, 2015

At last the original soundtrack of the series Station Horizon, directed by P.-A. Irlé and Romain Graf, is available on iTunes! Click here to get you copy!


Best music award for “Puppet Syndrome” at the Kinotavr festival | June 14, 2015

Nicolas Rabaeus has just been awarded the “Tariverdiev Prize for the Best Music” at the Kinotavr Film Festival in Sochi! Below is a picture of Elena Hazanov, the director, with the statue! So glad!

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Russian Premier of “Puppet Syndrome” at the “Kinotavr” festival in Sochi | June 13, 2015

“Puppet Syndrome”, directed by Elena Hazanov with music by Nicolas Rabaeus, has premiered at the Kinotavr festival in Sochi and was a big success. The first article talks of an “incredible music”. Great start!

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Retour sur une illusion at Visions du Réel festival | April 14, 2015

“Retour sur une illusion”, the new documentary directed by Claudio Recupero and Elena Hazanov will be screened at the the Visions du Réel festival in Nyon. Nicolas Rabaeus wrote the score for the movie. More infos here.


Mixing of “Puppet Syndrome” at Kitchen Studio | March 26, 2015

After a recording in St-Petersburg with the St-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, we are mixing the music of “Puppet Syndrome” at Kitchen Studio with Laurent Vonlanthen. Sounds GREAT!

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Belle comme un coeur – Making of the recording | February 22, 2015

Enjoy the making of the recording of “Belle comme un coeur”, the animation movie directed Gregory Casares! Thanks to for the film!

Puppet Syndrome | February 22, 2015

Nicolas Rabaeus is currently working on a feature film from Russia : “Puppet Syndrome”, directed by Elena Hazanov. We’ll go to St-Petersburg to record a string orchestra in March! Can’t wait!

Station Horizon – Trailer | January 28, 2015

We’re proud to present the trailer of the new series Nicolas Rabaeus has been scoring for the past three months : Station Horizon. This jewel, directed by Pierre-Adrian Irlé and Romain Graf, will be on RTS channel every Saturday, starting the 28th of February. Rock on!

Belle comme un coeur – OS | January 25, 2015

After the trailer, discover a sample of the original soundtrack in itself! (click the link below)

Belle comme un coeur – Trailer | January 25, 2015

Discover the trailer of “Belle comme un coeur”, an amazing animation movie directed by Gregory Casares, with music by Nicolas Rabaeus (score for a full orchestra):

Belle comme un coeur – Recording | November 24, 2014

Yesterday we recorded the music for “Belle comme un coeur”, an animation short directed by Gregory Casares. We were directly connected with Skopje, Macedonia, where a 83 piece orchestra played Nicolas Rabaeus’ score (in the background on the laptop!). Can’t wait to mix all this!


Congratulation “Volta à Terra” ! | October 29, 2014

“Volta à Terra”, a beautiful documentary directed by João Pedro Plácido with music by Nicolas Rabaeus, has won the best portuguese movie award at the Doclisboa festival! Congratulations!


Station Horizon | October 17, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus starts another collaboration with directors Pierre-Adrian Irlé and Romain Graf, for the season 1 of “Station Horizon”, the new series produced by Jump Cut Productions and the RTS. Looking forward!


Belle comme un coeur | October 7, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus is working on a great score for a short animation movie, directed and drawn by Gregory Casares, produced by Nadasdy Film. The music required an massive 80 piece orchestra that we’ll record in November! We’ll keep you posted about this great project!

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Retour sur une illusion | August 14, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus just started working on a great documentary by Elena Hazanov and Claudio Recupero : Retour sur une illusion. It’s a deep a poignant portrait of a man who survived the Red Khmer hell.

Que la nuit soit douce | June 30, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus has started a collaboration with director/actor Frederic Recrosio, scoring the music for his new short : “Que la nuit soit douce”. It’s a very touching story about two children and their love for their grandfather.

First Prize for “We Film the People!” | June 13, 2014

Congratulations to Ania Szczpanska for her brilliant documentary, “We Film the People!” (music by Rabaeus). The film just won the First Prize at the “Festival de film de chercheur”.

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Best feature film and best supporting actor for “Sam” | June 6, 2014

“Sam” (music by Nicolas Rabaeus) just won the “Best International Feature Film” and “Best Supporting Actor” awards at the New York City International Film Festival. Congratulations Elena, Sacha, Frederic and Georges for this wonderful movie!


Audience award for “The Finger” | May 4, 2014

Congratulations Malika! Another award for “The Finger” (music by Rabaeus) : “The Audience Award” at the Brussels Short Film Festival! Great movie!


Checking the mix | April 3, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus checking the mix for “Volta à Terra” : it sounds great! Thank you Kitchen Studio!

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Brouillon de Culture – Teaser | April 2, 2014

Enjoy the teaser of Brouillon de Culture, the new webserie Nicolas Rabaeus scored!

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“Volta à Terra” – Recording session | April 1, 2014

Julien Paillard recording the accordion for “Volta à Terra”. What an incredible artist! IMAG0013


Best comedy award for “The Finger” | April 1, 2014

Congratulations Malika Pellicioli! “The Finger”, featuring Nicolas Rabaeus’ music, just won the best comedy award at the Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival!

“Volta à Terra” | March 12, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus is composing for a Portuguese documentary, “Volta à Terra”. This amazing film tells the story of a village in the northern part of Portugal. The film was directed by João Pedro Placido, in collaboration with Laurence Ferreira Barbosa.

Brouillon de Culture | January 23, 2014

Nicolas Rabaeus started working on the new RTS webseries, “Brouillon de Culture”, directed by Malika Pellicioli and Arthur Touchais and produced by Close Up Films. It looks amazing!

Sam at the Santa Barbara International Festival | January 7, 2014

Congratulations to Elena Hazanov! Sam will premier at the Santa Barbara International Festival!


“L’Heure du secret”, season 2 – Trailer | January 6, 2014

Discover the trailer of “L’Heure du secret”, season 2, a series directed by Elena Hazanov with music by Nicolas Rabaeus. The series will start on January the 11th at 20:10 PM, on RTS UN.

Trailer of “Sam”, a feature directed by Elena Hazanov | October 16, 2013

Watch the trailer of “Sam”, the latest feature by Elena Hazanov. Music by Nicolas Rabaeus.

The trailer of “Des yeux partout” on vimeo | August 19, 2013

Caroline Cuenod has just sent us the trailer of her exquisite film: “Des yeux partout”. Music by Nicolas Rabaeus & Gregorio Zanon.

The trailer of “Nous filmons le peuple!” on vimeo | August 11, 2013

Check out the trailer of this great movie directed by Ania Szczepanska and produced by “Les films de l’air” Music by Nicolas Rabaeus

L’Heure du secret, season 2 | August 11, 2013

Nicolas will be scoring the new season of the successful series “L’heure du secret”, directed by Elena Hazanov and produced by Cab Productions. Starting the 1st of September!

Nicolas in Locarno! | August 8, 2013

Nicolas will be at the Locarno film festival until the 10th of August!!

Premiere of “Le doigt d’honneur”. | June 29, 2013

Nicolas with director Malika Peliciolli and sound editor Benjamin Benoit. The screening was a big success!


A great comedy by Malika Pellicioli! | June 4, 2013

What a great movie! Nicolas is currently scoring a new short film directed by Malika Pellicioli : “Le doigt d’honneur”. At last a good comedy on our soil!

Sam by Elena Hazanov : done! | May 17, 2013

Nicolas has just finished scoring and recording the music for the movie “Sam” directed by Elena Hazanov. It’s the second feature film by the Swiss composer. Check it out at summer festivals!


“La Baigneuse” by Patrick Graber | April 24, 2013

Nicolas starts composing for the new movie directed by Patrick Graber, “La Baigneuse”.

An award for “Trained”! | March 25, 2013

Trained just won the “Best Foreign Short FIlm” award at the Los Angeles Indie film Festival. Congratulations to Anthony and Damien for their fabulous work!

“Sam” by Elena Hazanov | March 25, 2013

Nicolas just started working on the latest feature film by Elena Hazanov, “Sam”. It’s a beautiful story with wonderful actors!

Jaeger-Lecoultre ad | February 11, 2013

Jaeger-Lecoultre commissioned the music for one of it’s latest video to Nicolas. It’s on the website’s homepage! Here is how it sounds (and looks!) :YouTube Preview Image

Rose Bud finished! | January 27, 2013

Nicolas has just finished the music for the the latest movie of Alban Delachenal : Rose Bud. Let’s hope the movie does well in the festivals!

The music of “All that Remains” is on i-Tunes! | December 16, 2012

The original soundtrack of “All that Remains” has been released on i-Tunes and Spotify. Thanks to Pierre-Adrian Irlé and Valentin Rotelli for this wonderful experience! Click here to buy yourself a copy!

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The mixing of “We Are Filming the People!” over! | December 16, 2012

The mixing of “We Are Filming the People!“, directed by Ania Szczepanska, is finally over. It sounds great! We can’t wait to see the completed movie on the big screen!

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Nicolas Rabaeus on Swiss Radio “Espace 2” | November 15, 2012

Nicolas Rabaeus was talking this Thursday on the “Babylone” show of the Espace2 radio about the film scoring process. Don’t miss this 10 minutes interview : click here!

“Kid’s Chain” : winner of the “48H Film Project” of Renens | November 8, 2012

The “Yes We Cam” group just won the Renens competition of the 48H Film Project. Nicolas Rabaeus did the music and even acted in this great adventure! What a week-end!

PIXELIOSE : World premiere | October 28, 2012

Pixeliose (music by Nicolas Rabaeus) will be screened for its world premiere at the “Festival tous écrans” of Geneva, Saturday 3rd of November at 3.30 PM. Nicolas Rabaeus will be in at the screening. We’re waiting for you!
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Tsar Shate 2’s concert in Monniaz | September 1, 2012

Thank you, Monniati team! We had a great time, and it was a pleasure seeing Tsar Shate 2 on a stage again! Enlightened

Tsar Shate 2 on the Swiss Radio | August 23, 2012

Nicolas Rabaeus will perform as Tsar Shate 2 on the Swiss Radio RSR1, in the show “Paradiso”, monday 27th of August at 7 PM. Thank you Laurie and the Monniati festival for the invitation!

Back from Locarno | August 6, 2012

We saw amazing films, amazing people in an amazing place. Back to writing music now!

Nicolas Rabaeus in Locarno | August 2, 2012

Nicolas Rabaeus will be in Locarno festival from the 3rd to the 6th of August, with directors Pierre-Adrian Irlé, Valentin Rotelli and Salar Shahna.

Excerpt from “Trained” | July 28, 2012

Listen to this excerpt of the recording we’ve made with the F.A.M.E.’S. Film Music Recording Company with Macedonian Radio Symphonic Orchestra. It’s the credit music from Anthony Jerjen’s new movie : “Trained”, composed by Nicolas Rabaeus.

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Private screening of “Des yeux partout” | June 19, 2012

Tonight Nicolas Rabaeus and Gregorio Zanon will be attending the private screening of “Des yeux partout”, a movie for which they’ve composed the OST.

New project : “Nous filmons le peuple!” | June 6, 2012

Today Nicolas starts composing for a new movie : “Nous filmons le peuple!”, a documentary directed by Ania Szczepanska and produced by Nora Philippe for Abacaris Films.

Mixing of “Human Race” at Freestudios, Geneva | June 1, 2012

Off to mix the track for the “Human Race” project, directed by Salar Shahna. Location : freestudios!

Mixing of “Des yeux partout” at Masé Studio, Geneva | May 25, 2012

Today Nicolas Rabaeus and Gregorio Zanon are heading to Masé Studio for the mixing of “Des yeux partout”. Can’t wait to hear that strange and beautiful music on the picture!

New project : “Des yeux partout” ! | May 15, 2012

Nicolas has just started a new project in association with Gregorio Zanon : “Des yeux partout”, directed by Caroline Cuénod, for her master at the HEAD school.

Mixing of “Trained” in Belgium! | May 10, 2012

Now that the recording’s over, we’re heading to Brussels to mix the sessions!

New Project : “Human Race” | May 2, 2012

Part of the short films collection “La faute à Rousseau“, Nicolas will be composing a re-mix of “Bastien und Bastienne” (Mozart) for the movie “Human Race”, directed by Salar Shahna.

Recording of “Trained” tomorrow! | April 22, 2012

Tomorrow Nicolas will be recording the OST of the movie “Trained” with the F.A.M.E’S. – Macedonian Symphonic Radio Orchestra. Getting excited here!

“Trained” : spotting session | March 26, 2012

Nicolas Rabaeus is back from the spotting session of the movie he’s working on : “Trained”, directed by Anthony Jerjen. Great potential and many ideas popping out!

Best music prize for the OST of “All that Remains”! | February 5, 2012

Nicolas Rabaeus wins the Best Music Prize at the Festival International du Premier Film d’Annonay. Thank you for your support!