Franck Ollu is a very versatile conductor and is widely acknowledged as an expert in the field of contemporary music and opera. He has a long-established association with Ensemble Modern in Frankfurt and is First Guest Conductor of the Swedish Ensemble for New Music “KammarensembleN” in Stockholm.
Much in demand as an opera conductor, the 2012/13 season sees several debuts: Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin with a new production of Frank Martin's Le vin herbé, Netherlands Opera and Theatre Capitole de Toulouse for performances of George Benjamin's new creation Written on Skin. Long associated with the music of Heiner Goebbels, he gives six performances of Landschaft mit entfernen Verwanten with Ensemble Modern at the Bockenheimer Depot in Frankfurt. In 2013/14 he returns to Opera de Lille for Cunning Little Vixen.