Denis Segond, Choirmaster

Denis Segond studied at the Conservatoire de Nice, the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (harmony and counterpoint), the Manhattan School of Music (composition) and Yale University (conducting). As a conductor, he has been music director of the Abilene Opera, the Opéra Comique Français in Denmark and the University of Connecticut Orchestra. He has also been a guest conductor in France, Monaco, the United States and Norway. Also a pianist and teacher, he has worked as an opera conductor at the Royal Copenhagen Opera, the Royal Norwegian Opera, the Norwegian National Opera, the Bergen International Music Festival, the Malmö Opera, the French Opera in New York, the French Comic Opera in Copenhagen and the Oklahoma OK Mozart Music Festival. In September 2020, he became Choirmaster at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège. A teacher at the IMEP in Namur, he also coaches the Youth Choir of the Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège with Véronique Tollet.