Erde and a CD dedicated to Henri Dutilleux, including Les Métaboles.
As guest conductor, he has played on major international stages – Moscow, Singapore, Montreal, Baltimore, Seoul, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, Philadelphia, Monte Carlo and Berlin. Before participating, alongside a great master Pierre Dervaux, in the creation of Orchestre des Pays de la Loire of which he was assistant director, he was engaged at the beginning of his career as musical director of Châtelet in Paris before being appointed principal conductor at the Opéra de Paris and the Opéra-Comique. His taste for opera led him to direct important lyrical productions such as the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, in Orange, Paris, Trieste, Monte Carlo, the Opera Flandres and of course the Opera de Lille.
He has written two books, Le plus court chemin d’un cœur à un autre published by Stock in 1997 and La partition d’une vie published in 2012 by Éditions Écriture.
Jean-Claude Casadesus has received numerous awards.
This season, besides Lille, he has led Orchestre National de France, the Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Saint Petersburg, Bordeaux, the New Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra for two concerts in Tokyo and two in Hiroshima, then onto Germany, Latvia and the Novosibirsk Festival.