An outstanding musician of the piano and orchestra-conducting classes at the Conservatoire demusiquede Montréal, Michel Brousseau is now conductor and artistic director of the New World Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir [Le Choeur et l’Orchestre philharmonique du Nouveau Monde], the Chanteurs de Sainte-Thérèse choir, the Tremblant Choir [Choeur Tremblant], and the Ottawa Classical Choir. An inspired, energetic, and sensitive leader, he usually directs frommemory, communicating with vigor and intelligence all the emotions of the great works of the classical repertoire. His talent, dynamism, and commitment to the operatic repertoire have been recognized: he was a finalist at the International Luigi Mancinelli Opera Conducting Competition in 2005, and he is frequently invited to direct at major European opera houses. In France in 2007 he discovered, almost by accident, several works by Théodore Dubois. They had rarely left the family archives since being composed. Astonished by
their artisticmerit, he committed himself tomaking themknown tomusic lovers.