Lucie Leguay wins the 2023 Victoires de la Musique Classique in the “Révélation, Conductor” category. This season she will make her debut with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Orchestre de Paris and the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln. She will also conduct the Stravinsky/Poulenc diptych “Le rossignol/Les mamelles de Tirésias”, directed by Olivier Py at the Opéra de Nice. During a European tour, Lucie will conduct the new production of Bizet and Diana Soh’s “The Carmen Case” in collaboration with the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel. She is invited by the Festival d’art lyrique d’Aix en Provence to conduct the Balthasar Neumann Orchestra in collaboration with conductor Thomas Hengelbrock. Lucie guest conducting highlights include engagements with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Brussels Philharmonic, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, the Zürcher Kammerorchester at the Tonhalle Zürich, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, the Orchestre National de Lyon, Les Siècles, the Dortmunder Philharmoniker and the Opéra de Lille. Since 2021, she has been Mikko Franck’s assistant conductor at the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. At the Verbier Festival, she assists conductors Valery Gergiev, Daniel Harding, Klaus Mäkelä and Lahav Shani. She was also assistant conductor for three years with the Ensemble intercontemporain (Matthias Pintscher), the Orchestre National d’île de France (Case Scaglione), the Orchestre National de Lille (Alexandre Bloch) and the Orchestre de Picardie (Arie Van Beek). Passionate about the French repertoire, in 2021 she records works by Saint-Saëns and Poulenc for Alpha Classics with the Orchestre National de Lille, the Duo Jatekok and Alex Vizorek. Revealed in 2018 by the Tremplin pour Jeunes Cheffes d’Orchestre at the Philharmonie de Paris, Lucie was trained by Jean-Sébastien Béreau, and holds a Master’s degree in orchestral conducting from the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne in the class of Aurélien Azan Zielinski.