The soloists of the Ensemble intercontemporain
Jérôme Comte

After studying under Thomas Friedli, Pascal Moragues, Michel Arrignon and Maurice Bourgue, Jérôme Comte was successively awarded the Virtuosity Prize of the Geneva Conservatoire and the unanimous Prize of the Paris Conservatoire (CNSMDP). Laureate of the Meyer Foundation for Cultural and Artistic Development and the Enterprise Foundation of the Groupe Banque Populaire, he was sponsored by the Charles-Cros Academy in 2003. Jérôme Comte has won a number of international competitions. He performs with chamber orchestras and with ensembles and leading orchestras such as the Orchestra de l’Opéra de Paris, the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre National de France, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Ensemble intercontemporain, which he joined in 2005 at the age of 25. Jérôme Comte appears at many festivals, both in France and abroad. In the 2008-2009 season, he was the soloist in Elliott Carteret’s Concerto for Clarinet, conducted by Pierre Boulez, and in the Dialogue de l’ombre double in 2009-2010.