Guest Conductor: LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, ROYAL PHILHARMONIC LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, MOZARTEUM ORCHESTER SALZBURG, ORCHESTRE de la SUISSE ROMANDE, ORCHESTRE NATIONAL de LYON, ORCHESTRE NATIONAL de TOULOUSE, ORCHESTRE PHILHARMONIQUE de MONTE CARLO, PHILHARMONIA HUNGARICA, ORCHESTRA SIMFONICA DE BARCELONA, BRNO PHILHARMONIC, BUDAPEST OPERA ORCHESTRA, PRAGUE STATE OPERA,
ORCHESTRE PHILHARMONIQUE DU LUXEMBOURG...
ANDRE BERNARD has conducted at NEW YORK’s CARNEGIE HALL, LONDON’s BARBICAN CENTRE, SALZBURG’s GROSSES FESTSPIELHAUS, THEATRE DES CHAMPS ELYSEES in PARIS, LOS ANGELES, FLORENZ, MUNICH, MILAN, ROME, BARCELONE, BUDAPEST…
He conducts also distinguished orchestras throughout the U.S.A,
ENGLAND, CANADA, GERMANY, ITALY, IRELAND, POLAND, CZECH REPUBLIC, HUNGARY, SPAIN, BULGARY,
OPERA: Maestro Bernard has a large repertory of french operas from BIZET, GOUNOD MASSENET including Carmen, Pearl Fishers, Faust, Mireille, Manon, Werther, Thaïs,Cendrillon…
but also GLUCK ( Orphée, Iphigenie en Tauride ), POULENC ( Les dialogues des Carmélites,Les Mammelles de Tiresias..), DELIBES ( Lakmé ) OFFENBACH (Les Contes d’Hoffmann, La Belle Hélène), MEYERBEER (Robert le Diable), BERLIOZ La Damnation de Faust, Beatrice et Benedict..
Very involved with italian operas, André Bernard conducted very successfull performances particulary PUCCINI (Madama Butterfly…), VERDI (Ballo in maschera, Rigoletto,La Traviata, Il Trovatore …), BELLINI (Beatrice di Tenda), MENOTTI (The Consul) and MOZART (Le Nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte, La finta giardiniera..)
SYMPHONIC: André Bernard conducts a large
repertory from Bach to Berio including Haydn, Mozart, Schubert,
Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak, Schumann,Tchaïkowsky, Berlioz, Mahler,
Strauss, Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, Bartok...
VERDI (Requiem), BEETHOVEN (9th Symphony), BRAHMS (Requiem), MOZART (Requiem, Mass in c minor, Coronation Mass..), ORFF (Carmina Burana), HAYDN (Seven Last Words of Christ, Creation, Pauken Mass), FAURE (Requiem), POULENC (Stabat Mater, Gloria), HAENDEL (Messie, Dettingen Te deum), KODALY (Te Deum), ROSSINI (Stabat Mater,
Petite Messe Solennelle), BERLIOZ (Requiem, Lelio, Te Deum..)…
André Bernard’s distinguished career as soloist has influenced him to follow the work of the great conductors of our time.
He was awarded the Diplôme Supérieur de direction d’orchestre in PARIS and studied italian opera with Bruno BARTOLETTI and german repertory with Carlo Maria GIULINI .
His long collaboration with English, Italian, Irish, Czech and Hungarian orchestras has given him the opportunity to learn in depth the repertoire of these countries.
Known throughout the world for his performances as soloist, André Bernard has received great acclaim in the major concert halls and festivals (BERLIN’s PHILHARMONIE, NEW YORK’s CARNEGIE HALL, SALZBURG’s FESTIVAL, in TOKYO, LONDON, WASHINGTON, VIENNA, BOSTON, LOS ANGELES, MONTREAL, TORONTO, ROME, PRAGUE, BRUSSELS, COPENHAGEN, STOCKOLM, MADRID…
These appearances have been with many of the world’s most prestigious ensembles including BERLIN and VIENNA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS, NEW JAPAN PHILHARMONIC, LEIPZIG GEWANDHAUS, DRESDEN STAATSKAPELLE….
As conductor or soloist, André Bernard has made more than twenty critically-acclaimed recordings for PHILIPS, CBS, DECCA , SONY CLASSICAL. . . symphonies by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, a DVD with the Brahms 4th Symphony and Tragic Overture and Italian repertory : Verdi, Puccini, Rossini ...
He was Principal Conductor of the NEW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA of LONDON, and the LONDON CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, Principal Guest Conductor of the HUNGARIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BUDAPEST, IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA DUBLIN, ORCHESTRA
SINFONICA ABRUZZESE (Italy) and JANACEK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.