Born in Nancy in 1987, Clément Noël has been solo English horn in the Zurich Opera House Orchestra since 2010 and has performed under the direction of Zubin Mehta, Daniele Gatti, Valery Gergiev, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Fabio Luisi and Nello Santi. In September 2010 he played the English horn part of Tristan and Isolde under the baton of Bernard Haitink. Since 2011 he has been a regular guest of the Budapest Festival Orchestra as first oboe or solo English horn. He has also appeared as first oboe at the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester (conducted by Claudio Abbado) and is regularly invited to perform as a guest with orchestras such as the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Orchester National du Capitole de Toulouse, l 'Orchester National de France, the Orchestra dell'Academia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Sinfonieorchester Basel or the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks.Clément has been awarded numerous prizes in prestigious competitions: a special prize at the European Music Prize of Youth in 2003 (Linz, Austria), the special prize for composition at the International Oboe Barbirolli Competition, the first prize at the International Competition for Young Soloists in Luxembourg.
Béatrice Muthelet – alto, Clément Noel – oboe, Anne-Elsa Tremoulet – violin, Jerome Le Franc – cello