First invitation to the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande: December 8, 1992
Born in Geneva in 1962, Philippe Béran has a double education, scientific - a degree in theoretical physics from the University of Geneva - and musical - 1st prize from the Geneva Conservatory (clarinet and conducting) and the CNSM in Paris (clarinet). Today he leads an international career and conducts around 100 concerts and shows each season with prestigious institutions. In addition to a very vast repertoire, which extends from the 18th to the 21st century, in all musical genres, he has three master cards: ballet, film-concerts and commented concerts for young audiences and families.
Philippe Béran has always succeeded in creating rich and long-term relationships with the institutions for which he works. These include: the Opéra National de Bordeaux, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande for 24 seasons, the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Swedish Opera, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, the Finnish National Opera, the Orchestra of Italian Switzerland and the Orchestre National de France. He has also worked with the New York City Ballet and the Ballet National de l'Opéra de Paris and will make his debut at the Aix-en-Provence Easter Festival.
Philippe Béran has been named Knight of the Order of Cultural Merit of the Principality of Monaco in November 2019.