Victor Aviat

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Victor Aviat (born 1982) is a French conductor of classical music and opera.


Victor Aviat studied oboe, piano, composition and organ in Paris, Zurich and Geneva.[1] He then worked as an oboist with the Zurich Opera House and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, among others.[2] After further study, Victor Aviat began a career as a conductor and has led performances with the Orchestre National de Montpellier, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, and others.[3] In 2015 Victor Abiat conducted a new production of Offenbach's operetta "Le roi Carotte" at the Opéra de Lyon which was broadcast on radio and television and was widely praised.[4] This production of "Le Roi Carotte" under the musical direction of Victor Aviat won "Best Rediscovered Work" in the International Opera Awards 2016.[5] In June 2016 Aviat was appointed Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Victor Aviat appointed new BSO Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association". BSO Live. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Victor Aviat". Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "Victor Aviat". Victor Aviat. Retrieved 27 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Metdepenninghen, Erna (April 2016). "Report from Lyon". Opera. 67 (4): 458–9. 
  5. ^ "2016 Winners". International Opera Awards. Retrieved 17 August 2016.