French-born conductor Chloé Dufresne was finalist of the Siemens-Hallé International Conductors Competition 2020, Laureate of the Tremplin des jeunes cheffes organised by La Philharmonie de Paris and semi-finalist of the Donatella Flick LSO conducting competition 2018.

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

Chloé Dufresne initially studied viola, vocal performance and choral conducting. For the past five years 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.

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.

In recent years Chloé Dufresne punctually assisted

Sakari Oramo with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic.

She conducted concerts with Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen, Opéra de Nancy, Opéra de Vichy and Orchestre

Pasdeloup in La Philharmonie de Paris.

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.

For the season 2020-2021 Chloé Dufresne’s upcoming engagements include concerts with Orchestre Pasdeloup in la Seine Musicale, debut with Offenbach's Le Voyage dans la lune with Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lorraine, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Tour, Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Montpellier.


September 29th 2020

Helsinki Music Center

Debussy – Shostakovich – Rachmaninov

Sibelius Academy Orchestra

October 10th 2020

La Seine Musicale

Beethoven :  Concerto ‘Emperor’ – Symphony n.8

Orchestre Pasdeloup, François Dumont

October 24th, 25th 2020

Opéra National de Lorraine


« Tous à l’opéra »

November 26th, 27th 2020

Helsinki Music Center

Britten : Albert Herring

Sibelius Academy Opera production

January 20th, 22nd, 24th 2021

Opéra National de Lorraine

Offenbach : Le voyage dans la Lune


February 12th, 13th 2021

Orchestre des Frivolités Parisiennes

Théâtre Impérial de Compiègne

Offenbach : Le Voyage dans la Lune


March 12th, 14th, 15th 2021

Opéra de Tours

Offenbach : Le Voyage dans la Lune


March 9th - 17th 2021

Orchestre de l'Opéra de Rouen

Piccolo & Saxo


May 7th 2021

Orchestre National d'Auvergne

Nielsen, Wiren, Mendelssohn, Aboulker

June 6th 2021

Philharmonie de Paris

Villa Lobos – Tchaïkovski

Orchestre des Amateurs de la Philharmonie




Mendelssohn : Symphony no.3 "Scottish" 

Sibelius Academy Orchestra


 Tchaikovsky : Romeo and juliet - Overture Fantasy

Orchestre Pasdeloup


Camille Pépin : Vajrayana

extraits mvt 4-5

Orchestre de Picardie


Rossini : L'italiana in Algeri - Overture
Pori Sinfonietta


Donghoon Shin

Your doubles - mvt 1

Danubia Orchestra Óbuda

Budapest Music Center


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