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The Orchestre de Paris Choir actively seeks new members throughout the year for all voice types.
Orchestre de Paris Children’s Choir
Children’s auditions for the 2016-2017 season will take place in May and June 2016.
Application information will be available online in March 2016.
Since 2004, he regularly conducts the Choir of Radio France for a cappella concerts or for preparing concerts with orchestra. From 2006 to 2014 he was Artistic Director of the Notre Dame Catherdral Boys' Choir in Paris. During this time he attached a good deal of importance to programming the great master works of sacred music and an important repertory of a cappella music from the Renaissance period to contemporary works.During his final seasons he collaborated with numerous ensembles and took part in festivals such as the Chorégies d'Orange or the Chaise Dieu.
In 2011, Lionel Sow took charge of the Choir of the Orchestre de Paris and in the same year was awarded the title of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
A large Symphony Choir in Paris
For ages 18-25
It currently has about 30 members and is aiming to increase this number to 40. The Academy focuses on a wide repertory ranging from ancient to contemporary music in conjunction with the symphonic programmes of the Orchestre de Paris Choir.
The Academy also presents its own concert season in Paris and in the Isle de France Region.
For 15-18 year olds
You will work regularly with the Adult and Children's choirs during the preparation of the symphonic programmes. You will be coached by experts in their field, choirmasters, singing teachers, and music teachers coming from our Conservatoire partners in the 6th, 13th and 19th arrondissements of Paris as well as the Regional Conservatoire of Aubervilliers - La Courneuve (CRR93).
For 9-14 year olds
S(He) will take on an extremely varied repertory (such as Mahler’s 3rd Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker or North American folk music) and benefit from an excellent programme of lessons taught by leading professional choir directors (including Edwin Baudo, Marie Deremble-Wauquiez, Marie Joubinaux and Béatrice Warcollier) in the project’s partner music schools of the Paris 6th, 13th and 19th arrondissements and the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Aubervilliers-La Courneuve.
Partners : Fondation d’entreprise groupe RATP, Fondation d’entreprise Air France, Ville de Paris and CRR 93.
The Choir has travelled all over the world in the course of its history : London, New York and Berlin with Daniel BarenBoim, Ravenna with Pierre Boulez. This season the choir will sing with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra in Geneva in Mahler's 3rd Symphony.
The Choir needs you!
- Train and prepare tomorrow's talent with the Children's Choir and the Academy Choir.
- Offer to choir members the possibilty to improve their technical level through singing lessons throughout the year.
Support the Choir!
Contact Us :
Head of Corporate Sponsorship and Corporate Relations
Tél. : 01 56 35 12 05
Production Attachée for the Choir
Tél. : 01 56 35 12 15
Chœur de l'Orchestre de Paris
191 Boulevard Sérurier - 75935 Paris cedex 19
For the Children's Choir
Production Assistant for the Choir
Tél. : 01 56 35 12 55