Conductors

Emmanuelle Haïm

Music & Artistic Director, Le Concert d’Astrée

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Introduction

Emmanuelle Haïm is highly acclaimed as a performer and champion of the Baroque repertoire, both as a keyboard player and conductor. This season, she makes her debut with the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestras as well as return engagements with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestras. Last season she made her debut with the Wiener Philharmoniker, with performances in Vienna and at the Lucerne Festival, and the Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchestra in Munich. Emmanuelle also regularly conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker.

In 2000 Emmanuelle founded Le Concert d’Astrée, which has quickly established an international reputation. In the 2017/18 season their performances include baroque arias with Magdalena Kožená and revivals of Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Handel’s Alcina. Le Concert d’Astrée appear in many prestigious venues throughout Europe, including the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Paris), Teater an der Wien (Vienna), Philharmonie (Berlin) and Wigmore Hall (London).

Emmanuelle has conducted regularly at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, including Theodora (Handel) and L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). She has also performed with Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Chicago Lyric Opera.

With Le Concert d’Astrée, Emmanuelle has a very extensive discography with Erato/Warner Classics. Their recordings have won numerous awards including Victoires de la Musique Classique, the Echo Deutscher Musikpreis and nominations for the Grammy Awards. Their most recent releases are DVDs of Mitridate (Mozart) and Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Handel).

Emmanuelle is a Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, an Officier des Arts et des Lettres and an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music.


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Performance Schedule

 

Discography

 
  • Baroque More info  

    Label: Warner Classics

    Release Date: 06 Nov 15

    Le Concert d’Astrée
    Nathalie Dessay

  • MOZART La Finta Giardiniera More info  

    Label: Erato/Warner Classics

    Release Date: 22 Oct 15

    Carlo Allemano: Don Anchise, Podestà
    Erin Morley: Sandrina and Violante
    Enea Scala: Comte Belfiore
    Marie-Adeline: Henry Arminda
    Marie-Claude: Chappuis Ramiro
    Maria V. Savastano: Serpetta
    Nikolay Borchev: Roberto (Nardo)
    David Lescot: Stage Director
    Alwyne de Dardel: Set designs
    Sylvette Dequest: Costume designs

  • MONTEVERDI L'incoronazione di Poppea More info  

    Label: Erato/Warner Classics

    Release Date: 22 Oct 15

    Other participants:
    Sonya Yoncheva
    Max Emanuel Cencic
    Ann Hallenberg
    Tim Mead
    Paul Whelan
    Amel Brahim-Djelloul
    Rachid Ben Abdeslam
    Emiliano Gonzalez Toro
    Le Concert d’Astrée
    Jean-François Sivadier

  • HANDEL Messiah More info  

    Label: Erato/Warner Classics

    Release Date: 21 Oct 14

    Le Concert d’Astrée Orchestre et Chœur
    Lucy Crowe, soprano
    Tim Mead, counter-tenor
    Andrew Staples, tenor
    Christopher Purves, baritone

Press

 

Le Concert d'Astrée

Le Concert d’Astrée, directed by Emmanuelle Haïm, is a vocal and instrumental ensemble dedicated to Baroque music. It is currently among the most prestigious ensembles performing this repertoire in the world. Founded in 2000 by Emmanuelle Haïm, bringing together accomplished instrumentalists who share the same artistic temperament and a natural, expressive musical style, Le Concert d’Astrée has achieved rapid success. It received the 2003 Victoire de la Musique Classique award for best ensemble of the year and in 2008 was named early music ensemble of the year at the Echo Deutscher Musikpreis in Germany.

Interviews

Emmanuelle Haïm discusses Rameau on BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters September 2014