Passionate and highly embedded in 20th and 21st century music thanks to his percussionist background, Remi Durupt knows how to create a singular and personal path as conductor, always open minded to every kind of musical projects, and eager to create bridges between different artistic forms and expressions.
He won the First Prize at « Antal Dorati’s Conducting Competition » in Budapest (Sept. 2021) and also at « Giancarlo Facchinetti » International Conducting Competition in Brescia 2018, and was selected by the Peter Eötvös Foundation’s Mentoring Program & Art Mentor Foundation Luzern. He was Peter Eötvös’ assistant with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Since he has conducted the Orchestre Symphonique and Lyrique of Paris, Danubia Obuda Orch.,Toulouse Wind Orch., Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau and Gürzenich Orch. Köln as well as many contemporary ensembles such as Linea, Umze, Dedalo, Impronta, Ars Nova. He co-founded Links, with which he recorded 3 albums for Kairos . The one dedicated to Steve Reich’s music was awarded with a Diapason d’Or by the French critics.
He has developed a strong relation with Angers-Nantes Opera where he conducted a.o. Les Noces / Stravinsky in the ballet version (choregraphed by Angelin Preljocaj) in 2021, the world premiere of Les Sauvages / Hazebrouckin, and most recently, with great public and critical acclaim Stravinsky’s Rake’s progress.
Rémi also started a close collaboration with the Orchestre National de Bretagne with whom he recently gacve a program including the world premiere of Dai Fujikara’s Concerto for Shakuhachi, alongside Mendelssohn, Cras and Williams pieces.
Future plans include his coming back to Angers-Nantes Opera for a new opera by Philippe Leroux, a double bill La Sérénade by Sophie Gail / La Vieille maison by Landowsky, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and Milhaud’s Boeuf sur le toît in Paris.
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