Saito Kinen Festival, Japan – the Ozawa Connection

Saito Kinen Festival, Japan – the Ozawa Connection

Following Stéphane’s summer concerts on the East Coast of the USA, he flew half way around the world, to Japan, to take part in the Saito Kinen Festival in Japan. Although this will be his debut as conductor at this important music festival, it will not be...
A Close Encounter of the Third Kind with John Williams

A Close Encounter of the Third Kind with John Williams

Stéphane Denève – a Close Encounter of the Third Kind with John Williams Tanglewood on Parade, on August 6th, will see Stéphane once again share the stage with the Conductor Laureate of the Boston Pops and Hollywood’s most celebrated composer, John Williams....
Stephane’s Summer Concerts in the USA

Stephane’s Summer Concerts in the USA

As in previous years, Stéphane Denève will be spending much of this summer in the USA (and mainly outdoors too), conducting three of the USA’s most famous orchestras (often called “The Big Five”!) – the Cleveland Orchestra, the Boston...
‘Spider’ ensnares international prize

‘Spider’ ensnares international prize

Stéphane Denève’s recording of  Roussel’s Le festin de l’araignée (The Spider’s Banquet)/Padmâvatî (NAXOS  8.572243) has been awarded the 2013 prize for symphonic music by the Jury of the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA). The International...
And now it’s Diapason d’Or DE L’ANNÉE!

And now it’s Diapason d’Or DE L’ANNÉE!

Stéphane Denève’s recording of Debussy’s Orchestral Works has received the coveted Diapason d’Or de l’année in the “Orchestral” category. The award, one of the most prestigious in classical music, is selected by a jury comprising critics from the French...