Biography

After a solid education in Piano and Accompaniment, Nathanaël Iselin was admitted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris  where he studied Percussion, Music Theory and Orchestra Conducting. He then entered the Royal Danish Academy of Music to pursue his conducting studies with maestros Michael Schønwandt and Giordano Bellincampi.

Nathanaël conducted various orchestras in Europe, such as the Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Kammerphilharmonie Graz, Paris Conservatoire’s Laureates Orchestra, as well as Aarhus, Odense, and Sønderjyllands Symphony OrchestrasHe also recently conducted an opera production at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He has been the musical director or Limoges University Orchestra, as well as Plenum and Accenture symphony orchestras.

As a percussionist, he played with various orchestras, such as the Ensemble Intercontemporain/CNSMDP, Limoges Opera Orchestra, the French Youth Orchestra, and toured in Europe (Paris Philharmonie, Montreux Stravinsky Auditorium, Konzerthaus Freiburg…) and in Asia (Shanghai Symphony Hall…).

Nathanaël also had the chance to study with conductors such as Mariss Jansons and Jorma Panula, and played with David Zinman and Matthias Pintscher.