Florentine Mulsant

She is a French composer born in 1962. She studied the traditional disciplines (harmony, counterpoint, fugue, analysis and orchestration) at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique in Paris for twelve years. After the 1st Prize in composition at the Schola Cantorum in 1987 with Allain Gaussin she followed the instructions of Franco Donatoni at Academia Chigiana in Siena (Italy) and perfected with Alain Bancquart. From 1991 to 1998 she was a professor music writing at the University of Paris IV - Sorbonne, and since than she is dedicated entirely to composition. Winning many international competitions of composition, many of her works are commissioned and performed by soloists and orchestras (Lise de la Salle, Debussy Quartet, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio-France, Orchestre Colonne) and at major international festivals in France (Festival Présences, Festival Radio - France Montpellier), Germany (Beethoven Festival in Bonn), Switzerland and the United States. The French music label Triton included one of her compositions on the CD Musique Française au Féminin. In 2007 the label Ar Re-Se published a monographic CD with her chamber music works with the Cello Sonata op. 27 played by Henry Demarquette. In 2011, she won the Nadia and Lilli Boulanger Prize from the Academie des Beaux-Arts.