Nathanaël Iselin

*1993, France

First Prize winner and Special Prize of the Orchestra at the 8th International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition, Nathanaël Iselin is a young French conductor based in the Netherlands. Nathanaël Iselin has studied at the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris, the Hochschule der Künste, Zürich, and the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He has been mentored by such renowned conductors as Mariss Jansons, Fabio Luisi, Susanna Mälkki, Sakari Oramo and Jaap van Zweden.

In the last season he was the Conductor in Residence of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Recent highlights include conducting the Danish National Radio, and the orchestras of Odense, Aarhus, Aalborg, Lahti, Vaasa, Jyväskylä, Iceland and Picardie, in pieces such as Bruckner 3rd and Dvořák 8th symphony, Debussy La Mer.

Nathanaël regularly conducts at Opera Hedeland, Denmark (Cenerentola, Carmen, Rigoletto), and worked at the Bern Opera, Switzerland (The Bartered Bride). On other occasions Nathanaël had the chance to conduct the London Symphony Orchestra, the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.