Philippe Forget , conductor and composer
Philippe Forget is an orchestral conductor and composer. He is regularly invited by the Opera de Lyon where he has conducted Les Contes d'Hoffmann, La Damnation de Faust, L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, operas from Copland, Blacher. Glass...
He has been guest conductor of the Thessaloniki State Orchestra, the Orquestra Sinfonica Campinas/Sao Paulo, the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, the Orchestre National de Lorraine, the Orchestre National de Lyon, l'Orchestre Lamoureux à Paris, l'Opéra de Limoges.
He was Associate Conductor of the Camerata de Bourgogne, having been nominated Chief Conductor in Residence from 2008-2013 of the Orchestre Régional Bayonne-Côte Basque.
In 2009, he was invited by the International Festival in Verbier to conduct Don Giovanni.
Since 2014, he has been a guest at the Festival Opéra des Landes where he conducted Carmen, La Bohème, Rigoletto, Werther, Faust, La Traviata,
La Belle Hélène.
As composer, his music is played at Firenze (Game Festival), Edinburgh and Ramsgate Festivals, Radio-France and Studio Opéra Paris-Bastille in Paris, Brandeis University New York, Lyon Opéra and Limoges Opéra...
Philippe Forget is Musical Director of the ensemble Orphéon-La Compagnie Vocale and the artistic director of the Festival Labeaume en Musiques.
His projects include collaboration with with writers, choreographers with Rap singer Oxmo Puccino and the artist Jane Birkin.