Emmanuelle Haïm is highly acclaimed as a performer and champion of the Baroque repertoire, both as a keyboard player and conductor. During the 2019/20 season she will make her debut with the Royal Concertgebouw, London Symphony and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestras. Emmanuelle regularly conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker and Los Angeles Philharmonic and will return to both during this season. Last season her debuts included the New York Philharmonic and Philadelphia Orchestras as well as Zurich Opera, where she conducted a new production of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie. Other recent debuts have included the Bayerischer Rundfunk and Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestras as well as the Wiener Philharmoniker, with performances in Vienna and at the Lucerne Festival.
In 2000 Emmanuelle founded Le Concert d’Astrée, which quickly established an international reputation. During the 2019/20 season their performances include a new production of Purcell’s The Indian Queen at Lille Opera and a Rameau and Mondonville double bill in Luxembourg and Caen.
Emmanuelle has conducted regularly at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, including Theodora (Handel) and L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi). She has also performed with Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Chicago Lyric Opera.
With Le Concert d’Astrée, Emmanuelle has a very extensive discography with Erato/Warner Classics, which have won numerous awards. Their most recent releases are a CD of Italian Cantatas by Handel performed by Sabine Devieilhe and Lea Desandre and a DVD of Handel’s Rodelinda filmed in Lille in 2018.
Emmanuelle is a Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur, an Officier des Arts et des Lettres, an Officier de l’ordre national du Mérite and an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music.