Verbier Festival
Lucie Leguay

Lucie Leguay holds a Master’s degree in Orchestra Conducting from the Haute Ecole de Musique of Lausanne in Switzerland in the class of Aurélien Azan Zielinski. She is also a graduate of the École supérieur of the Hauts de France and the Regional Conservatory of Saint-Maur-des-Fossés (Paris).

Laureate of several international competitions, Lucie won the position of assistant conductor for three orchestras during the 2019-2020 season : Orchestre National d’île de France, Orchestre National de Lille and Orchestre de Picardie. She has been distinguished in November 2018, during the first contest for young female orchestra conductors at the Philharmonie of Paris. She won the Florence Orchestra Camera Award in 2016 at the final of the International Orchestra Conducting Competition in Empoli (Italy).

Formerly trained by Jean-Sébastien Béreau, she received advice from renowned conductors such as Pekka Jukka Saraste, Mark Shanahan, Clark Rundell, Mark Heron and Peter Eötvös. In Switzerland and Budapest she is collaborating with composers such as Kaija Saariaho, Heinz Holliger, Peter Eötvös, Donghoon Shin, William Blank or Luca Antignani. In 2018 she conducted the National Orchestra of Lille for a worldwide creation by Julien Joubert.

Since 2014, she has regularly performed in France and abroad with various orchestras such as the National Orchestra of Bogota (Colombia) with the artist Wax Tailor, the Dubania Orchestra (Budapest), the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina (Italy) or the Manchester Camerata (England), Orchestre National de Lille (France), Orchestre National d’île de France in Paris, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire, Opéra of Lille, Orchestre National de Lyon, Les Siècles, Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne, Opéra de Toulon, Orchestre de Picardie. In Switzerland she is invited by Ribeaupierre Symphony Orchestra in Vevey, the Orchestra Pont des Arts in Geneva. Lucie Leguay founded in 2014 the Lille Chamber Orchestra (OCL).