Jean-François Verdier

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Jean-François Verdier is a French clarinetist and conductor.

Verdier graduated from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique de Paris.[1] He has been a soloist with l'Opéra de Paris since 1996.[1] He was a soloist with l'Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse. He has taught at the Paris Conservatory since 1997.[1]

"Considered as one of the best European clarinettists" and the winner of several international performance prizes, Verdier is also active as a conductor: from 2008 to 2010 he led the Orchestre national de Lyon, and has served as a guest conductor for multiple symphonies, including the Opéra national de Paris and Opéra Bastille.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Verdier Jean-François". Archived from the original on 28 July 2011. Retrieved 6 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Jury 2013". Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors. Retrieved 26 December 2015.