Alexandre Bloch

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Promotional photograph of Alexandre Bloch, copyright Marco Borggreve
Promotional photograph of Alexandre Bloch, copyright Marco Borggreve


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About Alexandre

Music Director, Orchestre National de Lille

French-born Alexandre Bloch is Music Director of Orchestre National de Lille, a position he has held since 2016/17. Highlights of Alexandre’s final season as Music Director in Lille include a full Sibelius symphony cycle, concert performances of George Benjamin’s Written on Skin and collaborations with internationally acclaimed soloists including Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Alice Sara Ott. He will conclude his tenure with a performance in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. From 2015 – 2021, Alexandre was also Principal Guest Conductor of Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.

Highlights of the 23/24 season includes debuts with City of Birmingham Symphony, Deutsche Oper Berlin, European Union Youth Orchestra, George Enescu International Festival, Rotterdam Philharmonic & Hamburger Philharmoniker. He returns to Israel Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Dusseldorfer Symphoniker and Dresdner Philharmonie, with whom he enjoys a regular relationship. Last season saw his return to Opera de Lyon with Le Nozze di Figaro, and next season he returns to Bayerische Staatsoper to conduct Carmen.

Alexandre works with a wide range of soloists including Nemanja Radulovic, Boris Giltburg, Alice-Sara Ott, Isabelle Faust, Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Alexander Gavrylyuk.

Alexandre is based in Paris
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23/24 Season Highlights

Oct 2023
Kulturpalast, Dresden
Glinka Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 R Strauss An Alpine Symphony Dresdner Philharmonie James Ehnes (violin)
Oct 2023
Philharmonie, Paris
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso Lalo Cello Concerto in D minor Bonis Trois femmes de légende Ravel Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2 Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France Sol Gabetta (cello)
Nov 2023
De Doelen, Rotterdam
Debut with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Dvořák Cello Concerto (Soloist: Jaemin Han) Howard Magnetite Dvořák Seventh Symphony