French-born conductor Chloé Meyzie is a dynamic and versatile young artist guided by passion. Chloé is part of an inspiring and committed new generation of conductors.
In 2023, she was selected by Cristian Măcelaru to take part to the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz (California / USA) as associate conductor, and at the masterclass with the Romanian Chamber Orchestra in Timișoara (Romania). « Conductor of fiery energy », she was awarded by the “Trophée Joséphine” by the Pays de la Loire Region / French State. She is a semi-finalist in the Siemens Hallé Conductor Competition in Manchester (UK).
At the dawn of her career, Chloé recently became in 2021 the artistic and musical director of the multifaceted professional symphony orchestra of the Ensemble Instrumental de la Mayenne.
Known for her energy and her ability to lead the orchestra with a clear and bright vision, Chloé is involved in major projects. In early 2021, she supervised the creation of the Labopéra Périgord-Dordogne, a collaborative opera company included in the national network of La Fabrique Opéra.
After conducting La Traviata by Verdi (2023) and Carmen by Bizet (2022) – a project that has been seen by an audience of 14.000 people –, she will conduct West Side Story by Bernstein in 2024.
In recent years, she has worked with festivals and conducted orchestras in Europe. Among them are the Festival La Folle Journée (2023, 2022), the Danubia Orchestra Obuda at the Budapest Music Center (Hungary, 2022), the Festival International de Violoncelle de Beauvais (2022), the Ensemble entre Sable et Ciel (Brest, 2022), the Orchestre Colonne (Paris, 2021), as well as the Orchestre de l’Opéra de Massy, the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra, the Romanian Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Regala, the Orchestre Philhamonique de l’Oise and the Orchestre National de Bretagne.
Trained as a conductor by Dominique Rouits, she has been selected for masterclasses with renowned conductors such as Marin Alsop, Christian Ehwald, Sigmund Throp, Jorma Panula, Kenneth Kiesler, Jin Wang, Grant Llewellyn, Riccardo Frizza and, more recently, Peter Eötvös.
During the 2021 edition of the International Conducting Competition in Bucharest, Chloé won the Bucharest Music Institute Award at the end of the final round of the competition.
She completed her conducting studies with a master’s degree at École Normale de Musique de Paris. She also graduated in musicology with a PhD (at Paris-Sorbonne and Université de Tours, France).