As the founder & Music Director of the Orchestre des Jeunes d’Île-de-France, comprised of the best musicians of the young generation and brilliant soloists like Patrick Messina, Thomas Ospital, Nathanael Gouin, David Molard Soriano has presented top-class concerts with a thrilling repertoire – The Firebird’s complete version, Lutoslawski’s concerto for orchestra, a concert dedicated to Shostakovich music on the theme of the Russian Revolution, Saint-Saëns’ third symphony on the greatest French organ of the famous Saint-Eustache Church and a French-Lebanese composer Bechara El-Khoury’s residence. He led the French edition of Vadim Repin’s famous Trans-Siberian Festival alongside Jean-Claude Casadesus in Lille in December 2019. 

 

He is invited to the famous “Folle Journée” Festival in Nantes in January 2022 to conduct Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire and he will make his debuts to the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow in February. He will also return to Orchestre National de France and will conduct Filarmonica Brasov (Romania). In 2020/21 he made his debuts with Orchestre National de Bretagne and Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse.

 

In 2019, he was appointed Assistant Conductor of the Orchestre National de France. Since then, he has been working with Cristian Macelaru and has conducted several educational or radiophonic concerts, recordings and performances with this leading orchestra.

 

These past years, David also conducted Opéra national de Lorraine, Opéra de Limoges, Luxemburg Chamber Orchestra, the Saint-Etienne symphonic orchestra (France), and the Lebanon Philharmonic Orchestra with Oscar-winner Gabriel Yared. Fond of opera, David Molard Soriano conducted productions of Carmen, Dialogues des Carmélites, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata and Le Nozze di Figaro (staged by Daniel Slater).

   

Born in 1989, David Molard Soriano started his musical education as a choirboy in Nancy, France. He studied trumpet, piano, organ and bass trombone. He studied conducting in Toulouse and got his diploma at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Later, David took masterclasses with Neeme Järvi, Leonid Grin, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Jorma Panula, Colin Metters, Tugan Sokhiev and Georges Prêtre, his first mentor.

As Paavo Järvi's assistant conductor from 2014 to 2018, David Molard Soriano worked at the Orchestre de Paris, the resident orchestra of the Philharmonie de Paris; he also assisted him at his new Estonian Festival Orchestra (Pärnu Music Festival and BBC Proms). At the same time, he assisted conductors like Fabien Gabel, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Gustavo Dudamel at the Rencontres Musicales d'Evian.