© Guillaume Fauchère 2019
French conductor Guillaume Fauchère is currently based in Vienna, Austria. His large activities embrace the lyrical repertoire, choir and orchestra conducting. During the 2017- 2018 season he was working in Palermo with Gabriele Ferro, the artistic director of the Teatro Massimo. He was invited as a vocal coach and assistant conductor for the production of Rossini’s French grand opera Guillaume Tell, which opened the season. In January 2019 he conducted the Mahler 1st Symphony with the Tonkünstler Orchester Niederösterreich. Thereafter he was invited to conduct performances of an opera creation, “Maria Magdalena”, by the Viennese composer Wolfram Wagner for the Retz Festival in Lower-Austria, where he was musical assistent. Artistic director and founder of the Ensemble Éclats de France, professional vocal ensemble who’s repertoire is focused on French music. This specialized group perform baroque music with period instruments, from the famous Te Deum by Charpentier until first performances in Austria of lesser known French baroque composers like Henry Du Mont or Sébastien de Brossard. They equally perform romantic until modern music, singing Berlioz, Fauré, Poulenc and Hersant at some place like the magnificent Melk Abbey in Austria. Up to this period, from 2009 to 2014 Guillaume studied and graduated in Orchestra Conducting at the prestigious University of Music and performing Arts Vienna with Professor Mark Stringer. During his study his was invited to conduct several scenic productions of the University three times, which were all acclaimed. “A sparkling and successful performance - celebrating the music of G.F. Händel”, as the Austrian Broadcasting critics wrote about the production of Händel’s oratorio Susanna. Furthermore, Guillaume Fauchère was an active member in the Arnold Schönberg Choir and he was singing under the direction of inspiring conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Currently he is holding a lecturer position for Choir, Choir Conducting and Chamber music at the Jam Music Lab-Private University Vienna. Choir conductor in Vienna of the Cappella Albertina and the Persophone Choir, also artistic director and founder of the Vokalensemble Nova sequentia. He conducted already this season the Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle, Duruflé Requiem, Bach Christmas Oratorium, Pierre de la Rue Requiem, Allegri Miserere. Stand, 20th September 2019
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