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05.16.14
Ludovic Morlot
Morlot's conducting is the star at Mozart/Haydn concert
Seattle Times
05.07.14
Ludovic Morlot
Out of the Northwest, Through Sea and Desert
The New York Times
03.31.14
Ludovic Morlot
SEATTLE SYMPHONY TO GIVE FREE LOCAL PREVIEW CONCERTS IN ADVANCE OF NEW YORK CITY TOUR
Seattle Symphony
06.05.13
Ludovic Morlot
LUDOVIC MORLOT TO LEAD SEATTLE SYMPHONY IN WORLD PREMIERE OF JOHN LUTHER ADAMS’ "BECOME OCEAN"
Seattle Symphony
01.25.13
Ludovic Morlot
Seattle's Ludovic Morlot Conducts the LA Phil in Disney Hall
Huffington Post
08.15.12
Ludovic Morlot
Reinventing the Seattle Symphony, presto
Crosscut
07.18.12
Ludovic Morlot
Music review: Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer cavort at the Bowl
Los Angeles Times
01.27.12
Ludovic Morlot
A Symphony’s Leader Takes Seattle by Storm
The New York Times
09.22.11
Ludovic Morlot, Joshua Roman
Seattle Symphony's French Revolution
Wall Street Journal
09.20.11
Ludovic Morlot
Don't Tell the Authorities
the stranger
09.19.11
Ludovic Morlot, Joshua Roman
New director Ludovic Morlot makes ebullient debut with Seattle Symphony
The News Tribune
09.18.11
Ludovic Morlot, Joshua Roman
Morlot debuts with charisma, substance
Seattle Times
09.16.11
Ludovic Morlot
Change in Seattle
The Rest Is Noise Blog
06.30.11
Ludovic Morlot
New Seattle Symphony music director to moonlight in Belgium
Seattle Times
06.30.11
Ludovic Morlot
LUDOVIC MORLOT NAMED CHIEF CONDUCTOR AT BELGIUM’S LA MONNAIE
02.16.11
Ludovic Morlot
NACO featuring pianist Hewitt delivers sparkling performance
The Ottawa Citizen
01.19.11
Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony's new season: 'Doctor Atomic' is in there, so is 'Rite of Spring'
The Seattle Times
08.17.10
Ludovic Morlot
Inventive Back and Forth Between Old and New
New York Times
06.29.10
Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Gets a Maestro of Skill and Luck
The New York Times
06.29.10
Ludovic Morlot
SEATTLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA NAMES LUDOVIC MORLOT MUSIC DIRECTOR DESIGNATE
Seattle Symphony
02.12.10
Ludovic Morlot
Two young artists make satisfying debut with the SLSO during a weekend where romance warms the heart
St. Louis Examiner
02.06.10
Ludovic Morlot, Jennifer Koh
Koh shines in Adams’ Violin Concerto with New World Symphony
South Florida Classical Review
10.16.09
Ludovic Morlot
In BSO’s Thomas premiere, rugged lyricism for imagined dancers
Boston Globe
04.09.09
Ludovic Morlot
A Crisp Baton Energizes Student Musicians
The New York Times
01.27.09
Ludovic Morlot
BBCPO/Morlot Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
The Guardian (UK)
01.09.09
Ludovic Morlot
Contemporary Storm Amid Classical Waves
The New York Times
01.03.09
Ludovic Morlot
New York Philharmonic: Green Room - Ludovic Morlot
Playbill Arts
10.31.08
Ludovic Morlot
Three standards stand out for BSO
Baltimore Sun
12.10.07
Ludovic Morlot, Jonathan Biss
It’s Franco-American night at Disney
Los Angeles Times
08.13.07
Ludovic Morlot
An Ear for the Refined
The Financial Times
07.09.07
Ludovic Morlot
Tchaikovsky Brings News of Summer
The New York Times
07.13.06
Ludovic Morlot
Parade of conductors celebrates Tanglewood
The Boston Globe
03.02.06
Ludovic Morlot
Milestone Night for a 32-Year-Old Conductor, Another Ovation for a 97-Year-Old Composer
The New York Times

The French conductor Ludovic Morlot is Music Director of the Seattle Symphony.  During the 2014/15 season Ludovic and the Seattle Symphony will continue to invite their audiences to ‘listen boldly’, presenting a wide variety of works ranging from Mozart’s Requiem, Dvorak’s last three symphonies, Berlioz Romeo and Juliet and Mahler Symphony No 3 to Ives, Dutilleux and Salonen as well as premieres by Sebastian Currier, Julian Anderson and Trimpin. 

Ludovic Morlot is also Chief Conductor of La Monnaie.  This season he will conduct a world premiere, Dusapin’s Penthesilea and a new production of Don Giovanni. Concert performances will include Brahms, Dutilleux, Dvorak, Berlioz L'enfance du Christ and a complete symphony cycle by Schumann. Last season Ludovic conducted new productions of La Clemenza di Tito and Jenufa.

During the 2014/15 season Ludovic will return to both the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony Orchestras.  He also has a strong connection with the Boston Symphony Orchestra whom he conducts regularly in Boston and Tanglewood and recently on a tour to the west coast of America. This relationship started when he was the Seiji Ozawa Fellowship Conductor at the Tanglewood Music Center and subsequently appointed assistant conductor for the orchestra and their Music Director James Levine (2004-07). Ludovic has also conducted the New York Philharmonic and the symphony orchestras in Philadelphia, Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  Elsewhere, Ludovic’s engagements have included the Royal Concertgebouw, London Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Dresden Staatskapelle, Budapest Festival, Orchestre National de France, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestras.   

Trained as a violinist, Ludovic studied conducting in London and was conductor in residence with the Orchestre National de Lyon (2002-04). Ludovic was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in 2014.He is Chair of Orchestral Conducting Studies at the University of Washington School of Music in Seattle ... read full bio