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Biography

Emmanuel Joel-Hornak made his musical studies at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris, and has led major orchestras around the world in opera and orchestral works. He recently conducted productions with English National Opera, Aix-en -Provence Festival, NBR New Zealand Opera, Scottish Opera, New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, L'Opera de Paris-Bastille, the Wexford Festival, as well as the conducting the leading opera companies of Lyon, Nantes, Montpellier, Toulouse, Sydney and Strasbourg.
He made his United States opera debut in San Francisco Opera's production of Carmen during the 1996-1997 Season, and was immediately re-engaged to conduct San Francisco’s productions of Don Carlo and La Boheme in the following seasons.

Maestro Joel-Hornak’s American career continues in recent years with La Traviata at the New York City Opera, Werther at the Los Angeles Opera with Ramon Vargas, Faust with Cincinnati Opera, Don Pasquale with Simone Alaimo and Ruth Ann Swenson at the Los Angeles Opera, Manon with Elisabeth Futral at the Houston Grand Opera, Samson et Dalila with Olga Borodina and Sergey Larin with the San Francisco Opera, Vanessa at the Washington National Opera with Kiri Te Kanawa, Romeo et Juliette at the Pittsburgh Opera with Marcello Giordani, La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein with Opera Company of Philadelphia, and a return to the Houston Grand Opera for Romeo et Juliette with Ramon Vargas and Ana Maria Martinez.

Noted engagements from recent seasons include Carmen at the Royal Opera of Stockholm, Thais at the Barbican of London with Elisabeth Futral, Massenet's Don Quixote, Les Pecheurs de Perles and La Boheme with the English National Opera, Werther at the Oslo Opera, Pelleas et Melisande in Gothenburg, Manon and Il Trovatore at the Sydney Opera, his Tiroler Landestheater debut in Innsbruck with Don Carlo and Massenet’s Cherubin, Carmen at the Royal Opera of Stockholm, Pelleas et Melisande in Toulouse, Les Dialogues des Carmelites in Gothenburg and Oslo, Ernani with the Nederland 's Reise Opera, Il Trittico in Nantes, Berlioz's Beatrice et Benedict in Lausanne, Faust in Marseilles, La Fanciulla del West in Montpellier, Romeo et Juliette at the Opera National du Rhin-Strasbourg, Samson et Dalila in Marseilles, and Orfeo in the Underworld at the Teatro Regio di Torino. In addition, he has lead productions Thomas's Hamlet in Torino, La Belle Helene, Aida, and Nabucco with Scottish Opera in Edinburgh, Werther and Madama Butterfly with New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, Chausson's Le Roi Arthus and Samson et Dalila in Montpellier and Sydney, Carmen at the Jerusalem Festival, and Semele and Les Pecheurs de Perles with Melbourne's Victoria State Opera. At the L'Opera de Paris-Bastille, he made his debut with Offenbach's Les Brigands, as well as his debut at the Wexford Festival in Boieldieu's La Dame Blanche, and in Dublin for Delibes's Lakme.

In the 2005-2006, Maestro made his company debut at Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany for a new production of Carmen, his Opera Leipzig debut in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, returned to the English National Opera for La Belle Helene with Dame Felicity Lott, in Laurent Pelly’s production.

The 2006-2007 season included two major company debuts: a new production of Faust in his NBR New-Zealand Opera debut, in Wellington and Auckland, and then made his Pittsburgh Opera debut conducting Romeo et Juliette with Marcello Giordani. He then returned to the Opera de Lausanne to conduct Paisiello’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia in the production of the Theatre de la Monnaie-Bruxelles, as well as a symphonic concert with the Auckland Philarmonia Orchestra.

In the 2007-2008 season, he conducted Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Les Pecheurs des Perles with the Australian Opera in Melbourne, a new production of Romeo et Juliette at the Opera de Toulon-Provence Mediterranee, a new production of Faust at the Opera National de Bordeaux, La Boheme with the NBR New Zealand Opera, and a symphonic concert with the Auckland Philamornia Orchestra.

In the fall 2008, he returned to Opera Australia in Sydney for Les Pecheurs des Perles, marking his eighth engagement with the company, as well as conducting a new production of La Traviata at the Scottish Opera directed by David Mc Vicar. For the Christmas Holidays ‘08, Maestro conducted a new production of La Perichole at the Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse, and in the spring 2009, he conducted Les Contes d’Hoffmann at Opera de Nice, La Traviata at Scottish Opera, and Carmen at the New Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv.

In the 2009-2010 season, engagements include Les Contes d’Hoffmann at Opera Colorado, Les Brigands at the Opera National de Bordeaux, La Perichole at Opera de Lausanne, and La Boheme and Salome at the Minnesota Opera.

In concert, Maestro Joel-Hornak has led the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne at the Montreux Festival, Orchestre de Bretagne, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Orchestre Symphonique de la Monnaie in Brussels, Orchestre Colonne and Orchestre Philarmonique de Radio France in Paris, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Lithuania at the Vilnius Festival, the Orchestra of the Teatro Regio di Torino, Het Gelders Orkest in Arnhem, the Philarmonisches Orchester Dortmund and l'Orchestre Symphonique de Mulhouse, Auckland Philamornia Orchestra.

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