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Emmanuelle Haïm

conductor

About this Artist

Emmanuelle Haïm is highly acclaimed as a performer and champion of the Baroque repertoire, both as a keyboard player and conductor. This season she will make her debut with the Concertgebouw Orchestra as well as returning to the Baryerischer Rundfunk and to Zurich Opera, for a new production of Rameau’s Platée. She has developed a strong relationship with both the Berliner Philharmoniker and Los Angeles Philharmonic, whom she has conducted regularly over several years. In recent seasons she has made her debut with the New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus and the Wiener Philharmoniker, with performances in Vienna and at the Lucerne Festival.

In 2000 Emmanuelle founded Le Concert d’Astrée, which quickly established an international reputation. During the 2023/24 season their performances include a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Opéra de Lille, as part of the opera house’s centenary celebrations and a new production of Porpora’s Polifemo at Opéra national du Rhin in Strasbourg. Le Concert d’Astrée have their residency in Lille and are passionate and active ambassadors for this region.

Emmanuelle has conducted regularly at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, including Theodora (Handel) and L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). She has also performed Rodelinda (Handel) with Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Hippolyte et Aricie (Rameau) with Zurich Opera, and was the first woman to conduct at Chicago Lyric Opera (Handel’s Giulio Cesare).

With Le Concert d’Astrée, Emmanuelle has a very extensive discography with Erato/Warner Classics. Their recordings have won numerous awards including Victoires de la Musique Classique (for Lamenti and Carestini), the Echo Deutscher Musikpreis and nominations for the Grammy Awards. Their most recent releases are a CD of Italian Cantatas by Handel performed by Sabine Devieilhe and Lea Desandre and a DVD of Rameau’s Boréades (Dijon).

Emmanuelle is a Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, a Commander des Arts et des Lettres, an Officier de l'ordre national du Mérite, an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music in London and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.