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Joseph Lallo - coductor

A native of Melbourne, Australian conductor and saxophonist Joseph Lallo returned to his hometown in 2016 after six years in France, and is currently teaching at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne.

Before returning, Joseph worked at the Strasbourg Conservatoire de Musique as an assistant conductor to the symphonic orchestra and chief conductor of the Strasbourg Saxophone Ensemble. He was also the chief conductor of the Orchestre d’Harmonie de Brunstatt, and the Annecy Music Summer Camp. He has recently worked as an assistant conductor to Theodor Guschlbauer (Berlioz Symphonie Fantastqiue), and Julia Jones (Poulenc Gloria, Bizet L'Arlésienne Suite No.1, Dutilleux Métaboles).

In 2009, Joseph was awarded The Catherine Grace McWilliam Bequest after achieving the highest result in his Bachelor of Music Degree at the University of Melbourne. As winner of the 2009 Donovan Johnston Travel Scholarship, he spent two years in Bordeaux, France with Marie-Bernadette Charrier, then obtained a Masters of Saxophone Performance with Philippe Geiss in Strasbourg, France.

He also completed a Masters of Conducting at the Strasbourg Haute école des arts du Rhin, with Theodor Guschlbauer (Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Lyon Opera). Joseph has also studied with Claude Schnitzler and Miguel Etchegoncelay, as well as choir conducting with Catherine Bolzinger.

In 2015, Joseph conducted the sold out world premier of Les Orgues des Sax at the Strasbourg Cathedral, composed by the renowned French musician Jean-Francois Zygel. His collaborations with Zygel have also seen him conduct on the national television series La Boîte à Musique, and in Paris at the Théâtre du Châtelet. An avid conductor of new music, he has given the world premiers of works by Mark Phillips, Franck Tortiller, Tomas Gubitsch and Philippe Geiss, and the French premiers of Roger Boutry, Gerald Preinfalk and Gordon Tudor. In 2016 he conducted the Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra, and is now the Artistic Director and Conductor of Melbourne Saxophone.

Joseph Lallo has appeared with the Zelman Symphony in the following concerts:

21 May 2017 - Beethoven's First


The above details were supplied by the individual conductor and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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