Alexandre Bloch was the winner of the 2012 Donatella Flick Conducting Competition.
Born in 1985, Alexandre Bloch studied Cello, Composition and Conducting at Orléans and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, where he is currently completing a Masters Degree in Conducting in Zsolt Nagy’s class.
He has conducted the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Festival String Lucerne Orchestra, the Orchestre de Bretagne, the Orchestre d’Auvergne, the Janáček Philharmony (Ostrava), the Orchestre des Lauréats du Conservatoire de Paris and the Royal College of Music Orchestra. He founded the Orchestre Antipodes in 2011.
In March 2012, he became Junior Fellow in Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, working with the Hallé, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata. For a production in October 2012, he worked with Mariss Jansons and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as Assistant Conductor. He is an elected Laureate of the SYLFF Tokyo Foundation (Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund).