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Serge Dorny
Biography
Serge Dorny studied art history, archaeology, musicology, and communication studies at the University of Ghent and music at the city’s conservatory. In 1983 he joined the La Monnaie/De Munt opera house as a musical dramaturge, working under Gerard Mortier, before joining the Flanders Festival, of which he became artistic director in 1989. In 1996 he was appointed Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the resident orchestra at the South Bank Centre in London, which also performs at the Glyndebourne festival’s opera season. Since 2003 he has been director of the Opéra National in Lyons. In October 2008 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Université de Montréal. He also organises expert and advisory groups and serves on the jury of several international music competitions, including Helsinki and Bamberg (for conductors), and Monte-Carlo (for pianists). He is a member of the boards of the Orchestre Français des Jeunes and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Lyons. His publications include L’opéra, l’avenir d’un passé (with Johan Thieleman).
Activities
ActivityFunction
VOICE 2018Member of the jury
Final voice 2014Member of the jury
Semi-final voice 2014Member of the jury
VOICE 2014Member of the jury
Final voice 2011Member of the jury
Semi-final voice 2011Member of the jury
VOICE 2011Member of the jury
Final voice 2008Member of the jury
First round voice 2008Member of the jury
VOICE 2008Member of the jury
First round singing 2004Member of the jury
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