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Stéphane Denève


Stéphane Denève is a French conductor of considerable international experience and reputation. After graduating from the Paris Conservatoire, he served as a conducting assistant to Georg Solti, Georges Prêtre, and Seiji Ozawa. He made his debut in the United States conducting Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites at the Santa Fe Opera in 1999. Subsequently, he conducted many of the world's leading ensembles, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony, the Munich Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and many others.