French conductor LOUIS LANGRÉE was born in 1961 in Mulhouse and trained in Strasbourg. He is particularly renowned for his interpretations of Mozart and Beethoven, not least as the successful music director of the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York (since 2002). He is also highly regarded throughout the world as a connoisseur of French Symbolism and German Romanticism. Louis Langrée has held leading positions with the Orchestre de Picardie (1993-98) and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Liege (2001-2006) and has great experience as a concert conductor of European and American orchestras. Langrée was also music director of the Opéra National de Lyon (1998-2000), of Glyndebourne Touring Opera (1998-2003), and has appeared as guest conductor in the world’s major opera houses, including the Vienna State Opera. Louis Langrée has been principal conductor of the Camerata Salzburg since the beginning of the season 2011/12 and since 2014 has been music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.