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STÉPHANE DENÈVE is Music Director of the Brussels Philharmonic, Principal Guest Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Director of the Centre for Future Orchestral Repertoire (CffOR). From 2011-2016, he served as Chief Conductor of Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra (SWR) and from 2005-2012 as Music Director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Recognized internationally for the exceptional quality of his performances and programming, he regularly appears at major concert venues with the world’s greatest orchestras and soloists. He has a special affinity for the music of his native France; is a passionate advocate for new music; and is committed to inspiring the next generation of musicians and listeners, working regularly with young people in the programmes of the Tanglewood Music Center and New World Symphony.
He is a frequent guest with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the San Francisco Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony. Other recent appearances include the Vienna Symphony, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the Munich Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Orchestre National de France, the London Symphony Orchestra, and the NHK Symphony. He made his New York Philharmonic debut in 2015.
In the field of opera, Stéphane Denève has led productions at the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival, La Scala, Saito Kinen Festival, Gran Teatro de Liceu, Netherlands Opera, La Monnaie, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and at the Opéra National de Paris. In the 2016/17 season, he makes his debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin with Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette.
As a recording artist, he has won critical acclaim for his recordings of the works of Poulenc, Debussy, Ravel, Roussel, Franck and Honegger. He is a double winner of the Diapason d’Or de l’année, has been shortlisted for Gramophone’s Artist of the Year Award, and has won the prize for symphonic music at the International Classical Music Awards. His most recent release is a disc of the works of Guillaume Connesson with Brussels Philharmonic, for Deutsche Grammophon.