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Jean-Luc  Tingaud

Jean-Luc Tingaud

Jean-Luc  Tingaud

After graduating in piano and conducting from the Paris Conservatoire, he became assistant to Manuel Rosenthal (a pupil of Maurice Ravel). Since 2001, he has been a regular guest of the Wexford Festival, at which he has led many performances, including Massenet's Sapho and Fauré's Pénélope. He has worked with such institutions as the Opéra National in Lyons, Théâtre d'Herblay in Paris, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Opéra de Toulon, Palm Beach Opera in Florida and National Theatre in Prague. In 2004, he made his debut at the Barbican Centre in London, performing with the English Chamber Orchestra and soloists Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis. He has also worked with such ensembles as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the orchestras of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma and Teatro Carlo Felice in Geneva, the philharmonic orchestras of Warsaw and Cracow, and the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire. He recently prepared Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles for the English National Opera and made his debut at the Arena di Verona, the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Grange Festival. His discography covers recordings of operas by Massenet - Sapho (Fonè) and Werther (Dynamic) - and Rossini's Le siège de Corinthe (Naxos). For Naxos, he has begun a series of recordings with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin of symphonic music by French composers: Paul Dukas (The Sorcerer's Apprentice, La péri, Symphony in C major) and Georges Bizet (Roma, Patrie, Jeux d'enfants and other works). This year saw another album in that series, featuring works by Francis Poulenc (Les biches, Sinfonietta and Les animaux modèles). His forthcoming projects include productions of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail at the Grange Festival and Bizet's Carmen for the New National Theatre in Tokyo, as well as a recording of compositions by César Franck (incl. Psyché) with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Puccini's opera La bohème for the Pittsburgh Opera.


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