About this Artist
Winner of the 3rd Prize at the famous Malko Competition 2021, Chloé Dufresne wins 3 prizes at the International Competition of Besançon for young conductors 2021, she is also finalist in the Siemens-Hallé International Competition 2020 and laureate of the Springboard of Young Conductors of the Philharmonie de Paris 2018.
She graduated with a master's degree in orchestral conducting from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki in Sakari Oramo’s class in 2020. During her studies Chloe Dufresne has the opportunity to conduct the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki city orchestra-HKO, Sinfonia Lahti, Joensuu city orchestra, Pori Sinfonietta, Tapiola sinfonietta, the Orchestre national d’Ile-deFrance, the Orchestre de Picardie and the Ensemble Intercontemporain.
She perfected her skills with renowned Maestri such as Mikko Franck, Susanna Malkki, Hannu Lintu, David Zinman, Leif Segerstam and Matthias Pintscher. Chloé Dufresne also benefits from the advice of Alain Altinoglu at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris during the years 2018-2019.
Her professional projects led Chloe Dufresne to assist Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo at the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the Kokkola Opera. She has conducted Wagner's Ring for Children at the Helsinki Festival (2019), Bellini's Norma at the Narva Opera and in Helsinki (2018, 2019, 2020), Offenbach's Pomme d’Api at Opéra de Toulon (2019).
She is also invited for several symphonic concerts with Opéra de Rouen, Opéra national de Lorraine, Orchestre national d’Auvergne, Opéra de Vichy and Philharmonie de Paris where she made her debut with the Orchestre Pasdeloup in 2020. Recently she made her debut with Orchestre national de France with whom she also recorded the Marseillaise for the handover ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2021-Paris 2024.
Among her future projects, Chloé Dufresne conducts Offenbach's Le Voyage dans la lune at Opéra de Nice and Opéra de Limoges ; she will return to conduct Opéra de Rouen’s orchestra ; she is invited to conduct, Orchestre national d’Ile-de-France, Orchestre national de Montpellier Occitanie. In Finland she will conduct Vaasa City orchestra and Pori Sinfonietta.