Emmanuel Krivine (Conductor)|
Emmanuel Krivine (born 7 May 1947, Grenoble) is a French conductor,
the son of a Polish mother and a Russian father. He studied the violin as a
youth and was a prize-winner at the Paris Conservatoire. He later studied at the
Queen Elisabeth School in Brussels.
Inspired by a meeting with Karl Bohm, Krivine began to develop an interest in
conducting. He was principal guest conductor of the Orchestre Philharmonique de
Radio France from 1976 to 1983. From 1987 to 2000, he was music director of the
Orchestre National de Lyon. He has also served as music director of the
Orchestre Français des Jeunes for 11 years.
In 2004, Krivine established the orchestra La Chambre Philharmonique. In
2006, he became music director of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra (OPL),
with an initial contract of 3 years, after becoming the orchestra's principal
guest conductor in 2002. In May 2009, Krivine extended his contract with the
orchestra through the 2014-2015 season.
Krivine has conducted recordings for the Deutsche Grammophon, Warner
Classics, Timpani, and Naive labels.