Laville Emmanuel

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Laville Emmanuel

Emmanuel is currently principal oboe of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Harding. From 2008 to 2011, he held the same position at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

He teaches oboe at the Royal College of Music inStockholm as well as at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

He started his career in Nerac, a small town in south-west of France, where he discovers the oboe at the age of 12. His passion for this instrument leads him then to Bordeaux, Paris, where he studies with Jean-Claude Jaboulay.

He then enters the CNSMD Paris and obtains his degree in oboe and chamber music in 2006.

His mentors are David Walter, Jacques Tys and Frederic Tardy.

In 2007, Emmanuel joins Olivier Doise’s class for a postgraduate programme, and is then enrolled in the Academy of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich under the supervision of Stefan Schilli.

Emmanuel wins the 1st Prize in the 2011 Gillet-Fox Competition organized by the International Double Reed Society (IDRS). He is also awarded the 2nd Prize at the International Spring Competition in Prague in 2008.

He takes part in various youth orchestras including the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra and French Youth Orchestra. He is today a member of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra.

As guest star, he collaborated with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestre de Lyon Opera, the Brussels Philharmonic.

He has appeared as soloist with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Mozart and R. Strauss concertos, conducted by Kristjan Järvi and also played a Martinu concerto with the Conservatory Laureates Orchestra conducted by Lionel Bringuier.