CHLOÉ

DUFRESNE
CONDUCTOR  -  CHEFFE D'ORCHESTRE

 

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Chloé Dufresne won the Orchestra prize, the Audience prize and a Special mention at the prestigious Besançon Conducting Competition !

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French-born conductor Chloé Dufresne recently won the Orchestra prize, the Audience prize and a "special mention" exæquo with al the finilist from the Besançon International Competition for young conductors 2021. She is also the 3rd prize winner of the Malko conducting competition 2021 and finalist of the Siemens-Hallé International Conductors Competition 2020. She was also Laureate of the Tremplin des jeunes cheffes organised by La Philharmonie de Paris in 2018.

She graduated as a Master from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

Chloé Dufresne initially studied viola, vocal performance and choral conducting. From 2015 to 2020 she has studied orchestra conducting with Maestri Atso Almila and Sakari Oramo  at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. In 2018-2019 she was an exchange student at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, learning under  the guidance of Alain Altinoglu.

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Chloé has participated in masterclasses with renowned conductors such as Paavo Jarvi,

Mikko Franck, Johannes Schlaefli, David Zinman, Susanna Mälkki, Hannu Lintu.

She has been fortunate to conduct first-class orchestras such as the

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki City Orchestra,

Tapiola  Sinfonietta, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic,

Sinfonia Lahti, Ensemble Intercontemporain.

Her professional projects led Chloe Dufresne to assist Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo at the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the Kokkola Opera. She is also invited for several symphonic concerts with Opéra de Rouen, Opéra national de Lorraine, Orchestre national d’Auvergne, Opéra de Vichy and Philharmonie de Paris where she made her debut with the Orchestre Pasdeloup in 2020.

Reccently she made her debut with Orchestre national de France with whom she also recorded the Marseillaise for the handover ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2021-Paris 2024.

When it comes to opera repertoire, Chloé was invited to conduct Bayreuth production of Wagner's Ring for children in Helsinki festival (August 2019), Bellini’s Norma in ‘Narva Opera Days’ (2019), Offenbach's Pomme d'Api in Opéra de Toulon (November 2019). She  assisted Sakari Oramo for Meyerbeer’s Etoile du Nord in Kokkola Opera, and Jérome 

Pillement for Donizetti's La fille du régiment in Opéra de Montpellier.

Among her future projects, Chloé Dufresne conducts Offenbach's Le Voyage dans la lune at Opéra de Nice and Opéra de Limoges ; she will return to conduct Opéra de Rouen’s orchestra ; she is invited to conduct, Orchestre national d’Ile-de-France, Orchestre national de Montpellier Occitanie. In Finland she will conduct Vaasa City orchestra and Pori Sinfonietta.

 
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JULY 29th - AUGUST 11th 2021

Teachers : Jaap van Zweden, Johannes Schlaefli

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AUGUST 21st - SEPTEMBER 12th 2021

Concerts :
21/08 Paris - festival Classique au vert
26/08 Bagnol de l’Orne, 04/09 Brione, 05/09 Beuzeuville, 10/09 Envermeu, 11/09 Bois Guillaume, 12/09 Condé sur Vire

Mendelssohn, Bruch, Smyth

Violin : Marina Chiche

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OCTOBER 1st 2021

Grieg, Pärt, Bach, Wiren 

Viola : Baptiste Vay

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OCTOBER 22nd, 23rd 2021

“Petit guide illustré de la musique”

Monteverdi, Rameau, Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaïkovski, Wagner, Debussy, Penderecki, Bernstein, Prokofiev

Le Petit Guide illustré de la GRANDE musique | Maison de la Radio

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NOVEMBER 26th 2021

Roussel, Jolivet, Saint Saëns

Flutist : Niamh McKenna

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DECEMBER 19th 2021

Kirkkonumi kamariorkesteri

Sibelius, Prokovief

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JANUARY 13th,14th,15th,16th 2022

CHERCHE ET TROUVE

Illustrations live : Chloé Perarnau

Composition musicale et textes : Rachel Leach​

Narratrice : Sarah Le Picard

Cherche et trouve | Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier (opera-orchestre-montpellier.fr)

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FEBRUARY 13th,15th,17th 2022

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE - OFFENBACH

Mise en scène : Olivier Fredj
 

Sheva Tehoval, Chloé Chaume, Violette Polchi, Marie Lenormand, Matthieu Lecroart, Kaelig Bochet, Eric Vignau, Thibaut Despantes, Christophe Poncet de Solange

Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice

Chœur de l’Opéra Nice Côte d’Azur

Opéra Nice Côte d'Azur - Le Voyage dans la Lune (opera-nice.org)

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MARCH 9th, 11th, 13th 2022

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE - OFFENBACH

Mise en scène : Olivier Fred

Orchestre de l'opéra de Limoges

Chœur de l’Opéra de Limoges

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MARCH 9th, 11th, 13th 2022

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE - OFFENBACH

Opéra de Vichy

Mise en scène : Olivier Fred

Orchestre de l'opéra de Limoges

Chœur de l’Opéra de Limoges

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MARCH 27th 2022

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE - OFFENBACH

Opéra de Clermont Auvergne

Mise en scène : Olivier Fred

Orchestre de l'opéra de Limoges

Chœur de l’Opéra de Limoges

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MARCH 31th 2022

Pori Sinfonietta

Program to come...

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APRIL 3rd 2022

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE - OFFENBACH

Théätre Impérial de Compiègne

Mise en scène : Olivier Fred

Orchestre de l'opéra de Limoges

Chœur de l’Opéra de Limoges

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APRIL 14th - MAY 18th 2022

FIDELIO - BEETHOVEN

Cheffe assistante 

Fidelio David Bobée | Insula orchestra

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JUNE 3rd 2022

NEW WORLD SYMPHONY - DVORAK

Salle des Concerts - Cité de la musique

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JUNE 4th 2022

 2021-2022

 

Médias

Olympic Games - Handover Ceremony
Tokyo 2021 to Paris 2024 - Orchestre National de France

Besançon International Conducting Competition for Young conducdor 2021

Camille Pépin : Aux confins de l'Orage (world premiere)

Sibelius : Symphony n.5

Orchestre National de Lyon

Malko Competition for Young conducdor 2021

  Tchaikovsky : 4th symphony 1st mov.
C. Nielsen : Maskarade Overture 


The Danish National Symphony Orchestra 12.06.2021

at DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. DR©2021

Debussy: Apres midi d’un faune
Britta Byström: New commission for the Malko Competition


The Danish National Symphony Orchestra  10.06.2021

at DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. DR©2021

Sibelius: Violin Concerto - 1st mov
Soloist: Johannes Søe Hansen

 

The Danish National Symphony Orchestra
10.06.2021

DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. DR©2021

Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Nielsen: Symphony No. 5


The Danish National Symphony Orchestra  9.06.2021

at DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. DR©2021

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 1. mov.

The Danish National Symphony Orchestra 
7.06.2021

at DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark. DR©2021

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Mendelssohn : Symphony no.3 "Scottish" 

Sibelius Academy Orchestra
31.10.2020

In Helsinki Music Center

 Tchaikovsky : Romeo and juliet - Overture Fantasy

Orchestre Pasdeloup
 11.01.2020
In Philharmonie de Paris
 

Camille Pépin : Vajrayana

extraits mvt 4-5

Orchestre de Picardie

23.11.2018

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Contacts

Chloé Dufresne
chloe.dufresne@gmail.com

+33 6 79 87 45 06

Agence Limelight Artists - Sophie Duffaut

sophie.duffaut@limelightartists.com

www.limelightartists.com

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