Emmanuel Laville | Oboe
A few words about Emmanuel Laville
Born in France in 1982, Emmanuel discovered the oboe in his hometown Nérac. After his undergraduate studies at the Bordeaux Conservatoire, he went on to Paris to study with David Walter and Jacques Tys. Emmanuel graduated from the Paris Conservatoire in Oboe and Chamber music in 2006.
A year later, he entered the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra's Academy in Munich where he was coached by their Principal Oboe Stefan Schilli.
Between 2008 and 2011, Emmanuel worked as Principal Oboe of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. In 2011, he was appointed Principal Oboe of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stockholm, where he currently lives.
Emmanuel is the First Prize Winner of the Gillet-Fox International Oboe Competition 2011 organised by the IDRS, and was awarded the Second Prize at the Prague Spring Festival Oboe Competition in 2008.
He is a member of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, and trained in various youth orchestras, such as the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra.
As guest principal oboe, he collaborated with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Brussels Philharmonic. He has played under the baton of maestri Valery Gergiev, Iván Fischer, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Daniel Harding, Zubin Mehta, Mariss Jansons, Charles Dutoit, Neeme Järvi, among others.
Highlights of his solo appearances include both Mozart's and Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante (dir. Gábor Takács-Nagy), Strauss Oboe Concerto (dir. Kristjan Järvi), Martinu Oboe Concerto (dir. Lionel Bringuier)