First prize at Giancarlo Facchinetti International Conducting Competition in Brescia 2018 and selected as conductor in Peter Eötvös Foundation’s Mentoring Program & Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, Rémi Durupt get noticed for his skills on the diversity of musical expression, from repertoire to world premiere, and also in electronic composition and free improvisation.
He is musical director of ensemble Links and perform in many famous scenes in France and Europe (Philharmonie of Paris, Arsenal of Metz, Le Havre, Rouen, Dunkerque, Perpignan, Days Off Paris, Folle Journée de Nantes, Festival de La Meije, Nuits Sonores of Lyon, Les Detours de Babel of Grenoble, Festival Marathon of Paris). He conducted as well Ensemble Linea, Umze, Dedalo, Impronta, Orchestre Symphonique and Lyrique of Paris, Danubia Obuda Orchestra and Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau. He conducted many orchestral sessions in Budapest and assisted Peter Eötvös at ConcertGebouw and Berliner Philharmoniker. 2020 will take him on lyrical stage at Angers-Nantes and Rennes Opera house with Les Noces (Stravinsky) in ballet version (chorégraphy by Angelin Preljocaj and premiere by Aurélien Richard) and also at Tête-à-tête London Festival for the opera premiere by Philip Grange with ensemble Constella Opera Ballet.
Supported and advised by Enno Poppe (Ensemble Modern Academy) and Peter Eötvös & Gregory Vajda (Royaumont Academy), he took conducting courses with Jean-Philippe Wurtz, Laurent Gay, William Blank, Nicolas Brochot and Laurent Gossaert in Strasbourg, Geneva and Evry. He won Bettinelli’s prize at Dedalo Ensemble Academy of Vittorio Parisi in Brescia
Percussionnist recognized, Remi Durupt is prize laureate of several international percussion competition including Geneva in 2009. Eclectic and curious, he has played as a percussionist with many contemporary music ensembles (Links, Onceim – orchestre d’improvisation, Paris Percussion Group, Eklekto, Linéa, Warning), and has premiered works by many composers. As soloist, he plays in many places around world as Victoria Hall of Geneva, Geistag Munich, Bourgie Hall of Montréal, in USA (Austin, Atlanta, Salt Lake City) and Barcelona, Palma Majorca, sharing the music of nowadays. During his artistic residency in Florida in 2014, Remi Durupt collaborated with « Florida Institute of Technology » and local orchestras on open form and free improvisation issues with large ensemble. He shares his passion during international masterclasses and also in academic conservatoire like Mantes-La-Jolie and Pole Alienor in Tours.
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