Born in 1990 in Amiens, Camille Pépin is one of the most prestigious composers of her generation. At the crossroads of French impressionism and the American repetitive movement, her her personal sound universe finds its inspiration in nature or painting. The art of color is expressed with as much science of orchestration as of poetic imagination. Her music is performed by numerous orchestras (BBC Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Radio Radio Symphony, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre national de France, Orchestre national de Lyon, Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestre national d'Île de France) under the direction of conductors such as Alain Altinoglu, Mikko Franck, Fabien Gabel, Ben Glassberg, Leonard Slatkin, Arie Van Beek and Simone Young.
Winner of the composition competition Île de Créations in 2015, she received the same year the Grand Prix Sacem Jeune Compositeur and then a Prix de l'Académie des Beaux-Arts in 2017. The following year, she was named one of the 30 Pathfinders by Vanity Fair. In 2020, she is composer of the year at the Victoires de la Musique Classique. She was named Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2022. Her first album released by NoMadMusic in 2019 is unanimously greeted by the press.
In 2023, Renaud Capuçon will create his concerto for violin and orchestra with the Orchestre National de France and conductor Simone Young. The Frankfurt Hr-Sinfonieorchester will also premiere one of his new works under the direction of Alain Altinoglu. His new album of orchestral works will be released in April by NoMadMusic. After studying at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Amiens and Paris, she obtained five first prizes at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris. five first prizes at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (orchestration, analysis, harmony, counterpoint and fugue & forms). She learns in particular Guillaume Connesson, Marc-André Dalbavie and Thierry Escaich, thus becoming part of a French lineage.
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