Presentation by Laurent Couson

At a very young age, he studied at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris, the École Normale de Paris and the Faculty of Musicology in Tours, winning first prizes. He began creating his classical works at Radio France. His works have been performed at the Salle Pleyel, the Théâtre des Champs Élysées, the Théâtre de la Ville and Carnegie Hall.

He became associate musical director of the orchestra and choir of the three cultures based in Rabat and Seville for 5 years. As a conductor, he has also conducted creations with the Orchestre national de France, Orchestre de l'opéra de Paris, Orchestre national de Prague, London symphonic orchestra, Bulgarian Radio Orchestra, Bucharest Radio Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, European camerata, Andalusian Youth Orchestra. He also works as an arranger and pianist with many jazz and French song musicians. He has recorded with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Didier Lockwood, André Ceccarelli, Francis Lai, Régine, Liane Foly, Anggun, Michel Fugain, Marc Lavoine, Marianne James, Arielle Dombasle.

Turning to the composition of film music, he signed the themes of many feature films with Claude Lelouch, Luc Besson, Xavier Palud or Nae carenfil and many films in China, where he gives more than a hundred concerts. Since 2015, he has been musical director of Studio 28 and the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, and musical director of the Maggie Choo Jazz Club in the same city.