Curriculum Vitae (En)

. MUSICAL EXPERIENCE (conductor, arranger/orchestrator, instrumentalist)

. EDUCATION (studies and training courses)

. OTHER PROFESSIONNAL EXPERIENCE

. CONDUCTING COMPETITIONS

. QUALIFICATIONS

 

MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

(conductor, arranger-orchestrator, instrumentalist)

  • As a conductor

  • 2011-2015:  Assistant conductor of Maestro Jesús López Cobos (1940-2018)

  • 2018 (December)  Musical direction of the new production of the Ballet of Faust [by Charles Gounod] and the two Pigeons [by André Messager](Nice Mediterranean Ballet [director Eric Vu-An], Nice Philharmony Orchestra, Nice Côte d'Azur Opera, France)

  • 2017 (January)  Musical direction of Norma (Paris)

  • 2016 (July-September)  Musical direction of a Traviata, Opera è mobile Company (Paris, London, Shanghai)

  • Nov. 2015/Jan. 2016 Musical direction of the show Broadway Concert by Pierre Babolat (France)

  • 2015 (Sept.-Oct.) Assistant conductor of Jesús López Cobos Concert with the Orchestre de Paris, Philharmonie de Paris

  • 2015 (June) Assistant conductor of Jesús López Cobos Concert with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Victoria Hall (Geneva, Switzerland)

  • 2014 (Sept./Oct.) Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS Manon, Jules MASSENET, Opera de Lausanne (Switzerland)

  • 2014 (July) Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS L’Elisir d’amore de Gaetano DONIZETTI, Festival de Verbier Festival (Switzerland)

  • 2014 (June) Berner Symphonieorchester (Switzerland) – Diplomkonzert der Studierenden (Hochschule der Kunste Bern / HKB Musik)

  • 2014 (January) Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS La Gioconda, Amilcare PONCHIELLI, Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany)

  • 2013 (April) Musical direction of The Soldier’s Tale (Stravinsky/Ramuz) – Le Temps qui file Company

  • Dec. 2012/Jan. 2013 Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS La Cenerentola de Gioacchino ROSSINI, Wiener Staatsoper (Austria)

  • 2012 (Sept./Oct.) Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS L’Elisir d’amore, Gaetano DONIZETTI, reopening of Opera de Lausanne (Switzerland)

  • 2012 Founder and Musical Director of the ensemble Les Soirees de l’Orchestre

  • 2011-2012 Work with the students of Erika GUIOMAR vocal coaching class, CNSMDP (Paris)

  • 2011-2012 Assistant conductor of Laurent GAY Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (reconstruction of the Paris’ premier 1897) by Richard WAGNER (La Chaux-de-Fonds [Switzerland], Paris Amphitheatre Opera Bastille, Versailles Opera royal)

  • 2011 (January) Assistant conductor of Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS I Puritani de Vincenzo BELLINI, Grand Theatre de Geneve (Switzerland)

  • 2010-2011 Conductor of the Choir and the Orchestra of the Lycee Louis-le-Grand (Paris)

  • 2010 (March) Assistant conductor of Kenneth WEISS Le Nozze di Figaro by W.A. MOZART, CNSMDP (Paris)

  • 2006 (March) In the Palais des Congres (Paris) Leonard performed a gala concert with the participation of the musicians of the orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris and recorded a CD sold to support research in diabetes

  • Since 2002 Conductor of his own symphony orchestra LES CONCERTS D’ATHALIE (about 60 concerts in Paris or Province)

Also conducted:

. Nice Philharmony Orchestra (France)

. Orchestre de l'Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège (Belgium)

. Orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia (Matera/Taranto - Italy)

. Orchestre Symphonique de Berne (Swiss)

. Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne (Swiss)

. Ensemble Court-Circuit (France)

. Ensemble Fa (France)

. Orchestre d’Auvergne (France)

. Orchestre de Bretagne (France)

. the musicians of the Orchestre de l’Opera National de Paris

. Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris and Orchestre des Laureats du Conservatoire

. Orchestre des Pays de Savoie (France)

. Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (Monaco)

. North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra (Miskolc - Hungary)

. JANAČEK Philharmonic Orchestra (Ostrava – Czech Republic)

Participated in sessions and master classes by:

. Arie van BEEK

. Pierre BOULEZ

. Graziella CONTRATTO

. Philippe FERRO

. Lázsló KOVÁCS

. Dominique MY

. Zsolt NAGY

. Istvan PÀRKAÏ

. Pierre-André VALADE

  • As an arranger-orchestrator

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    • 2015-2016  Arrangement of Traviata by Giuseppe VERDI (Paris, London, Shanghai)

    • 2012-2013 Contributor to an arrangement of Fragonard by Gabriel PIERNÉ (Paris)

    • 2012 (March) Contributor to an arrangement of Requiem pour un Deporte by Chrystel MARCHAND (Paris, Bruxelles)

    • 2011-2012 Contributor to an arrangement of Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg by Richard WAGNER (Switzerland and France)

    • 2011 (June) For the D.E.M.O.S. Project, Salle Pleyel (Paris)

    • 2010 (April) Premiere of a symphonic Suite with dancers, Salle Gaveau (Paris)

    • 2010 (March) For the Musique des Gardiens de la Paix (state visit of the President of the Russian Federation, Paris’ City Hall)

  • As an instrumentalist (violonist and organist)

Orchestra (violin)

  • 2005-2006 Camerata Saint-Louis

  • 2003-2005 Orchestre de Paris-Sorbonne

  • 2005 Orchestre interconservatoire de la Ville de Paris, conducting by Laurent PETITGIRARD

  • 2003 Orchestre interconservatoire de la Ville de Paris, conducting by Jean-Sebastien BEREAU

  • 2003-2006 Orchestre de 3e cycle du Conservatoire du XVIIIe arrondissement de Paris

String quartet

  • Since 2002 Founder (2002) and First Violin Player of String Quartet PHILOMOUSSOS

Organist

  • Since 2011 Organist in the Lutheran Church Martin-Luther (Saint-Denis)

  • Since 2008 Organist in the Lutheran Church Saint-Paul-de-Montmartre (Paris)

 

EDUCATION (studies and training courses)

Artistic studies (Music and Dance)

  • 2007 – 2012

    • Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP)

      • Prize for orchestral conducting and Diplôme de formation supérieure (DFS) (by Zolt Nagy) / Prize for aesthetic (by Christian Accaoui) / Prize and Certificat for orchestration (by Marc-André Dalbavie) / Prize for musical analysis (by Alain Louvier) / Piano complementary Certificate (by Eliane Reyes) ans harmony Certificate (by Olivier Trachier)

  • 1991 – 2007

    •  Local Paris Conservatories (10th and  18th Districts) and Paris Regional Conservatoire of Music 

      •  DEM (Diplôme d'Études Musicales) & 1st prize for solfeggio / DEM & CFEM (Certificat de Fin d'Étude Musicales) for musical analysis / CFEM for "harmony, couter-point, form and style" / CFEM for violin / Second-cycle-end exam for classical dance / UV (Unité de Valeur) for chamber music / UV for musical culture for instrumentist

    •  CRR (Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional) de Rueil Malmaison [92]

      • 1st Prize for musical conducting

 

University studies

  • 2003 – 2008

    • Studies at University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) / Music and Musicology

      • Master 1 in Musicology, management and administration of music / Bachelor's degree in Musicology / DEUG (Diplôme d'Études Universitaires Générales)

 

  • 2003

    • General Certificate of Education

 

Training courses (music and dance)

  • June 2014: by Radio-France (by Myung-Whun CHUNG, 4th Symphony, BRAHMS)

  • November 2012: by formations musicales de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Philippe JORDAN, Carmen, BIZET)

  • May-June 2012: by Formations musicales de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Philippe JORDAN, Arabella, STRAUSS) April-May 2010: by Choeurs de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Jesús LÓPEZ COBOS, The Tales of Hoffmann, OFFENBACH)

  • May-June 2009: by Radio-France (by Riccardo MUTI, Requiem, VERDI)

  • March 2008: by Opéra Comique de Paris (by William CHRISTIE, Zampa, HEROLD)

  • January 2006: by Formations musicales de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Marco BALDERI, Madama Butterfly, PUCCINI)

  • December 2005: by Formations musicales de l’Opéra national de l'Opéra national de Paris (by Vello PÄHN, Swan Lake, TCHAIKOVSKY)

  • April 2005: by Formations musicales de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Alexander VEDERNIKOV, Boris Godounov, MOUSSORGSKY)

  • November 2004: by Formations musicales de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Paul CONNELLY, The Sleeping Beauty, TCHAIKOVSKY)

  • March 2004: by Choeurs de l’Opéra national de Paris (by Sir Mark ELDER, Damnation de Faust, BERLIOZ)

  • March 2000: by Régie générale de la Danse of the Opéra national de Paris

  • 1995-2001: Training courses in Early music

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Since 2019  Proof-reader and arranger for different musical publishers

  • 2019 (April) Juryman for the 33e Concours Européen de Musiques d’Ensemble/Fédération des Associations de Parents d’Élèves de                                               Conservatoires (FNAPEC)

  • 2019 (January) Author for the journal L'Avant-Scène Opéra (no. 308, Les Troyens by Berlioz)

  • 2018 (October) Juryman for the 5e Concours international de Chant George Enesco (Paris, Ambassade de Roumanie)

  • 2018 (April) Juryman for the 32e Concours Européen de Musiques d’Ensemble/Fédération des Associations de Parents d’Élèves de                                               Conservatoires (FNAPEC)

  • 2017 (April) Juryman for the 31e Concours Européen de Musiques d’Ensemble/Fédération des Associations de Parents d’Élèves de                                               Conservatoires (FNAPEC)

  • 2017 (March) Juryman for the conducting competition / CRR – Pôle Supérieur d'enseignement artistique Paris Boulogne-Billancourt

  • 2016 (Nov.) Juryman for the conducting competition / Confédération Musicale de France

  • 2015 (June-Dec.) Juryman for the conducting class / Mulhouse Conservatoire of Music (Haut-Rhin)

  • 2014 (Nov.) Juryman for the conducting competition / Confédération Musicale de France

  • 2014 (Oct.-Dec.) Teacher in the Orchestra class in the Kremlin-Bicetre Conservatoire of Music (Hauts-de-Seine)

  • 2013 Teacher in the History of music class in the Poissy Conservatoire of Music (Yvelines)

  • 2011-2014 Artistic director of the Festival du Pays briard (Seine-et-Marne)

  • 2011 (July) Responsible for documentation to the ADAMI (Paris)

  • 2010 (Nov.-Dec.) Chargé de mission of the Cité de la Musique (Paris)

  • 2010 (February) Responsible for documentation to the ADAMI (Paris)

  • 2005 (May) Teaching assistant in the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatoire of Music (Hauts-de-Seine)

 

 

CONDUCTING COMPETITIONS

  • 2017 (December) Finalist at the 12th Cadaques Orchestra International Conducting Competition (Spain)

  • 2017 (October)  One of the 3 finalists at  the 2nd edition Concorso Nino Rota Competition (Italy), only Frenchman selected

  • 2017 (August)   1er Concours Intenational de Chefs d'Orchestres d'Opéra (Liège / Belgium)

  • 2017 (May)        55e Concours International de Jeunes Chefs d’Orchestre de Besançon (France)        

  • 2016 (November)  Finalist at the 1st Mendelssohn Competition (Greece)

  • 2016 (October)  Finalist at the 1st Concorso Nino Rota Competition (Italy) [Only Frenchman selected]

  • 2016 (July)        Took part in the 7th Concorso Luigi Mancinelli  (Italy)

  • 2015 (April)       54e Concours International de Jeunes Chefs d’Orchestre de Besançon (France)

  • 2014                   Finalist at the Concorso internazionale di musica Giuseppe Patane (Italy)

  • 2013 (December) Finalist at the 11th Cadaques Orchestra International Conducting Competition (Spain)

  • 2013 (May)        53e Concours International de Jeunes Chefs d’Orchestre de Besançon (France)

  • 2012 (July)        Prize of Honour, 32nd Masterplayers International Music Competition 2012 (Lugano / Switzerland)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2006 (November) Trophy Action pour la Recherche AJD-Lilly (Paris)

  • 2005 (December) Laureate of the Fondation Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet pour la Vocation (Paris)

  • 2005 (May) 1st Prize International Competition Lilly Partnership in Diabetes (San Diego / États-Unis)

  • 2003 (April) 1st Prize Concours 2003 Jeunes de Qualité, by the Lions Club International, in recognition of the foundation of the symphony orchestra LES CONCERTS D’ATHALIE and all the concerts presented so far (Paris)

  • 2002 (November) 1st Trophy Diabetes Lilly (Maison de la Chimie, Paris), created to recognize, support and promote an original and personal initiative

 
 
 

Léonard Ganvert

Chef d'orchestre / arrangeur - orchestrateur

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