Patrick Burgan

b. 1960

French

Biography

Patrick Burgan was born in 1960 in the Isère. With an advanced degree (‘agrégation’) in musicology and First Prizes for orchestration and composition from the Paris Conservatory, he has several times been a laureate of the French Institute. In residence at the Casa Velázquez in Madrid from 1992 to 1994, he won the prize of the Simone and Cino Del Duca Foundation in 1996 as well as the prize of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, before winning, in 2000, the ‘Claude Arrieu’ Prize of the Sacem for his music as a whole. His works are regularly played throughout the world by highly prestigious ensembles such as the Orchestre National de France, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the choirs Accentus and Les Éléments, the ensemble Musicatreize, the Concert Spirituel, the National Chamber Choir of Ireland, the Parnassus Ensemble of New York.