Gabriel Bestion de Camboulas

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French organist Gabriel Bestion de Camboulas is organist at the church of Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis in Paris. He is a graduate of the Conservatoire de Nantes, Rueil-Malmaison, and Conservatoire National Supérieur de Lyon and winner of the 2008 Jean-Louis Florentz international grand prize awarded by the Académie des Beaux-Arts/Institut de France in Angers. He was also winner of the 2015 Gaston Litaize international performance competition, and more recently, he was winner of the Price Muffat in the Russian Gnesins Academy organ competition. He is regularly asked to conduct master classes in various countries, most recently in Slovenia, Croatia and Latvia.

He regularly performs as a soloist throughout Europe: Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris (March 2018), La Madeleine (Paris), Saint-Sernin (Festival Toulouse les Orgues), Saint François de Lausanne (Switzerland), Zagreb Cathedral (Croatia), Moscou Conservatory Tchaïkovsky (Russia), Amsterdam Orgelpark, Saint-Petergbourg Petrikirche… He is also dedicated organist with the trio Oprheus, and the ensemble Nulla dies sine musica, with whom he recorded a CD of French baroque music in 2012. He is equally comfortable with the classical organ repertoire and contemporary composition and recorded a CD of Olivier d’Ormesson’s requiem in 2014.

He has been the instigator of a number of interdisciplinary projects for organ and dance: Aveugle Instinct premiered in 2010 at the Opéra de Lyon with three dances by Jehan Alain; Si on Marchait in 2011 at the Festival de Besançon with the Boléros of Ravel and Cochereau; and more recently a contemporary tale entitled L'orgue de Marsyas.

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