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NEOS 10829 May 2010
Diego Masson studied at the Paris Conservatoire, was percussionist in Domaine Musicale and founded in 1966 Ensemble Musique Vivante. After considerable success as Music Director of the Marseille Opera in the 1970s Diego Masson went on to pursue an international conducting career. He has conducted the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre de Radio France, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Avanti, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Residentie Orkest.
He appeared at the Music Biennale Berlin with Ensemble Modern, conducted Mark Anthony Turnage’s Greek at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, and toured Great Britain with the London Sinfonietta, and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group including a performance at the Aldeburgh Festival. Concerts with the Nash Ensemble include Poulenc Anniversary celebrations at the Wigmore Hall and Luciano Berio’s Folksongs at the Barbican Centre and Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Recent appearances include the Wien Modern Festival, WDR Cologne and the BBC Promenade concerts.