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Gaétan Kuchta is a French-born conductor who for more than 15 years has been performing  as an instrumentalist, conductor and professor in countries on the European continent such as Germany, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Finland, England, Italy, Russia and Switzerland; besides Canada, Mexico and Ecuador in America.


Gaétan Kuchta (born 1985, France) is an accomplished Conductor who belongs to the emerging generation of young French conductors making their mark internationally.


He is currently a conductor professor at the Pau Conservatory, France.

Over the past decade, Gaétan has established himself as a versatile instrumentalist, conductor, and educator, performing in numerous countries across Europe, including Germany, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Spain, England, Italy, Russia, and Switzerland. He has also shared his musical expertise in Columbia, Mexico, Venezuela , and Ecuador in the Americas.

Every time he takes the conductor's podium, he captivates the audience with an impressive display of energy, fervor, and boundless passion. His stage presence illuminates each interpretation, infusing vibrant life into the musical performances and creating an unforgettable experience for the spectators.


Gaétan's career highlights encompass more than 300 captivating concerts, encompassing a repertoire of approximately 200 distinct compositions. Throughout his artistic journey, he has collaborated with esteemed international soloists, including Leticia Moreno, Régis Pasquier, Anna Göckel, Julie Sevilla-Fraysse, Fabrice Millischer, Goran Filipec, Ilya Yakushev, Stéphane Labeyrie, Krisztina Fejes, Rolodfo Ritter, Rolando Fernandez, Allen Vizzutti, and others of comparable stature.

Notably, Gaétan has made significant contributions as a guest conductor for prestigious orchestras around the world. His notable appearances include leading the Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège,  Juan José Landaeta Symphony Orchestra, Zacatecas Philharmonic Orchestra, the University of Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra, the Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra, the UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra in Mexico, as well as the Cuenca Symphony Orchestra in Ecuador. He has also conducted the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra in Russia and the Camerata XXI Orchestra in Spain.

In 2016, Gaétan assumed the role of Musical Director for the UAEH Symphony Orchestra (OSUAEH) in Mexico, a position he held until 2022. In a remarkably short span of six years, he orchestrated a profound metamorphosis in the orchestra's sonic landscape, revolutionized the approach to rehearsals and performances, and masterminded a distinctive and unforgettable experience for every concert.


His dedication to musical education led him to join the faculty as a professor of Orchestral Conducting at the Universidad Veracruzana in September 2020 and, since 2021, as a professor of Musical Interpretation at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico.


In 2013, Gaétan emerged as one of the 11 finalists for the Professor of Orchestra Conducting position at the prestigious Musikene de San Sebastián in Spain.


Gaétan has actively participated in various educational and social initiatives, including a collaborative project involving the Dijon Opera and the London Symphony Orchestra. His involvement with the Dijon Opera provided him with opportunities to conduct remarkable works such as Carmen by Georges Bizet, Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, The Flying Dutchman, and Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner.


From 2009 to 2012, Gaétan served as the Director of the Adult Orchestra of the Conservatory of the 10th Arrondissement of Paris, relinquishing his position in 2012.

In May of the same year, he received a special invitation to conduct the ceremonial concert in honor of Maurice André, widely regarded as one of the greatest trumpeters of the 20th century, held at the Saint-Roch church in Paris.

In 2007, Gaétan founded the Burgundy Youth Symphony Orchestra (OSJB) and served as its musical director until 2009. The orchestra's inaugural concert, held on June 21, 2007, at Dijon Square, captivated an audience of more than 8,000 attendees.

While concurrently pursuing his studies in trombone performance, Gaétan developed a passion for conducting.

In 2003, he established a symphony orchestra specifically selected for the International Festival of University Music (FIMU) in Belfort


In 2005, he embarked on his musical journey by enrolling in the prestigious Orchestral Conducting program under the guidance of Pierre Cao at the renowned Dijon Conservatory. After three years of rigorous training, he successfully completed his studies in Orchestral Conducting, Harmony, Musical Culture, and Trombone.

Driven by an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, he further honed his skills under the tutelage of esteemed instructor Jean-Sébastien Béreau. With a strong commitment to continuous improvement, he sought guidance from the accomplished Helene Bouchez and had the privilege of participating in master classes conducted by the renowned Hervé Klopfenstein.


Béla Bartók                          

Concerto pour orchestre
Danses Hongroises

Anton Bruckner
Symphonies 4,7 et 9

Ludwig Van Beethoven
Symphonies 1, 5 et 7
Concerto pour violon
Ouverture Egmont
Ouverture Coriolan


Alexandre Borodine
Ouverture steppes
Symphonie 2
Prince Igor 


Johannes Brahms
Symphonies 1 à 4
Ouverture Tragique
Ouverture académique
Concerto pour Violon


Dimitri Chostakovitch
Symphonie 1 ,5 ,10 ,11 

Claude Debussy
La mer
Les nocturnes
Prélude à l’après midi d’un
Rhapsodie pour saxophone

Paul Dukas
L'apprenti sorcier

Anton Dvorak
Symphonies 8 et 9
Concerto pour violon
Concerto pour violoncelle

Gabriel Fauré

Edward Elgar
Variations Enigma
Concerto pour violoncelle

Edvard Grieg
Concerto pour piano
Peer Gynt suites

Gustav Holst

Les planètes

Félix Mendelssohn
Concerto pour violon
Symphonies 1 à 4

Modest Moussorgski
Les tableaux d'une
Une nuit sur le mont chauve

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Don Giovanni
Les noces de Figaro
Concertos pour violon
Messe en Ut
Symphonies 25, 38, 39; 40
Concerto pour Clarinette
Concertos pour cor

Serguei Prokofiev
Pierre et le loup
Symphonie classique, 1, 5 et 7
Romeo et Juliette
Lieutenant Kijé 

Giacomo Puccini
La Bohème

Serguei Rachmaninoff
Concertos pour piano
Symphonie 2
Danses Symphoniques 

Maurice Ravel
Concerto pour piano en Sol
Le tombeau de Couperin
Pavane pour infante
Ma mère l'oye
La valse
Le boléro
Daphnis et Chloé

Nikolaï Rimski-Korsakov


Franz Schubert


Robert Schumann
Concerto pour violoncelle
Symphonie 1-4

Jean Sibelius
Karelia suite
Le cygne de tuonela
Symphonie 2, 5 et 7
Valse triste
Concerto pour violon

Richard Strauss
Concerto pour cor
Concerto pour hautbois
Don Juan


Piot Illich Tchaïkovski
Ouverture Romeo et Juliette
Ouverture 1812
Concerto pour Piano 1
Concerto pour violon

La belle au bois dormant

Giuseppe Verdi
La Traviata


Richard Wagner
Le vaisseau fantôme
Tristan et Isolde

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