Conductors

Bernard Labadie

La Chapelle de Québec, Music Director
Principle Conductor, Orchestra of St. Luke’s (from 2018/19)

“A fine instinctive musician. He moulds the phrases, plucks out all-important details in the texture and radiates an infectious joy in the music.”
The Telegraph, 5 June 2003

Introduction

Bernard Labadie is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading conductors of the Baroque and Classical repertoire. He founded Les Violons du Roy and was their Music Director for three decades. He continues to be Music Director of his extraordinary choir, La Chapelle de Québec, which he founded in 1985.

He is a regular guest with all the major North American orchestras and has made appearances in Europe with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchestra, Orchèstre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Academy of Ancient Music, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Musikkollegium Winterthur, the NDR Orchestra in Hannover and the Melbourne and Malaysian Symphony Orchestras.

His honours include “Officer of the Order of Canada” awarded by the Canadian Government and “Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Québec”.


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Performance Schedule

Performance Schedule

  • 20:00 05 Oct 2017
    Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, FRANKFURT

    MOZART Ballet Music to ‘Idomeneo’ KV 367
    C.P.E BACH Harpsichord Concerto in D Minor H. 427
    C.P.E BACH Harpsichord Concerto in F Minor
    MOZART ‘Prague’ Symphoney in D Major KV 504

  • 20:00 13 Oct 2017
    Auditorium de Radio France, PARIS

    REBEL ‘Chaos’
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 KV466
    – Interval –
    HAYDN Symphony No. 45 ‘Farewell’

    CONDUCTOR: BERNARD LABADIE

    Piano: Nelson Freire

    Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

  • 20:45 14 Oct 2017
    Les Gemeaux, SCEAUX

    REBEL ‘Chaos’
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 KV466
    – Interval –
    HAYDN Symphony No. 45 ‘Farewell’

    CONDUCTOR: BERNARD LABADIE

    Piano: Nelson Freire

    Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

  • 17:00 15 Oct 2017
    Les Gemeaux, SCEAUX

    REBEL ‘Chaos’
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20 KV466
    – Interval –
    HAYDN Symphony No. 45 ‘Farewell’

    CONDUCTOR: BERNARD LABADIE

    Piano: Nelson Freire

    Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

  • 20:00 20 Oct 2017
    TBA, LYON

    HANDEL Water Music, Suite No. 1 in F Major
    J.S BACH Overture (Orchestral Suite) No. 4
    – Interval –
    J.S BACH Overture (Orchestral Suite) No. 2
    HANDEL Water Music, Suite No. 2 in D Major

    Conductor: BERNARD LABADIE

    Orchestre National de Lyon

Bernard Labadie announced as the new Principle Conductor of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s from 2018/19, full story here. 

Discography