Yan Pascal Tortelier
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1947-04-19
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Yan Pascal Tortelier

Yan Pascal Tortelier Biography (Wikipedia)

Yan Pascal Tortelier (born 19 April 1947) is a French conductor and violinist. Born in Paris, he is the son of the cellist Paul Tortelier, and the brother of Maria de la Pau. Tortelier began piano and violin studies at age 4. At age 14, he was a first-prize winner for violin at the Paris Conservatoire.

Tortelier has worked and recorded extensively in the United Kingdom. He was principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra from 1989 to 1992. He served as Principal Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester from 1992 to 2003, and now has the title of conductor emeritus with the orchestra. He has also been a Principal Guest Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYOGB).

Tortelier served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra from 2005 to 2008. He was principal conductor of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) from 2009 to 2011, and had the title of honorary guest conductor with the OSESP from 2011 to 2013. Tortelier first guest-conducted the Iceland Symphony Orchestra (ISO) in 1998. In October 2015, the ISO announced the appointment of Tortelier as its next chief conductor, effective with the 2016–2017 season, with an contract of 3 years. Tortelier ended his tenure with the orchestra in June 2019, to be succeeded by Eva Ollikainen in 2020.

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Past BBC Events

BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: BBC SSO at the Sage
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/epq2rz
Sage Gateshead
2018-04-13T02:55:03
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13
Apr
2018
BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: BBC SSO at the Sage

BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: BBC SSO at the Sage

Sage Gateshead
BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: Berlioz's ‘Symphonie Fantastique’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evzn3d
Glasgow City Halls
2018-04-12T02:55:03
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12
Apr
2018
BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: Berlioz's ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

BBC SSO 2017-18 Season: Berlioz's ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

Glasgow City Halls
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Roussel & Saint-Saëns
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/erxn5v
MediaCityUK, Salford
2017-09-07T02:55:03
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7
Sep
2017
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Roussel & Saint-Saëns

BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Roussel & Saint-Saëns

14:00
MediaCityUK, Salford
Roussel and Saint-Saëns
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/excc8g
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
2017-04-07T02:55:03
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7
Apr
2017
Roussel and Saint-Saëns

Roussel and Saint-Saëns

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Elgar, Walton, Ravel and Bizet at Carlisle's Sands Centre
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The Sands Centre, Carlisle
2016-03-19T02:55:03
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19
Mar
2016
Elgar, Walton, Ravel and Bizet at Carlisle's Sands Centre

Elgar, Walton, Ravel and Bizet at Carlisle's Sands Centre

19:30
The Sands Centre, Carlisle

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