Béatrice Thiriet

(born in 1960, France) composer. Trained at the Conservatory of Versailles by Jean Alban and Solange Ancona, she studied composition and musical analysis. Meanwhile, her training as a pianist was marked by the meeting with Mikhail Rudy. Her musical vocation, an attraction for writing and her interest in the theater and the film led her very quickly to move to the music scene. Opera and film music are her areas of expertise. She received the 2001 Nadia and Lili Boulanger Prize at the Académie des Beaux-Arts for the premiere of her opera: Nouvelles Histoires d'Elle. For cinema she writes music Petits arrangements avec les morts in 1993, Petits arrangements avec les mortsin in 1994 and Lady Chatterley in 2006. She worked with many directors and filmmakers, film and television: Dominique Cabrera, Jacques Deschamps, Radu Miailheanu Joel Farges, Marc Esposito, Pierre Javaux, Xavier Durringer. She has worked on the issue of France Musique  the «Pavé dans la mare».  In November 2007, she offered a regular program on classical music “Radio Women”. She has directed two short films Portrait de lettres avec Chœurs and la lettre de Mourad with France 2 and Mezzo. She is also the author of the text and music of a multimedia work for children Bee et Bop for the City of Music and Sony.
Selected Works: Vogelstar, 2006, melody for chorus and orchestra, on a poem by WA Mozart; L'Invitation au voyage, five movements for Orchestra, 2005; Fortune Cookies, four opus for piano and whispered poetry, 2003; Nouvelles Histoires d'Elle, chamber opera, 2001, created at XXe Théâtre (prix Nadia et Lili Boulanger à l'Académie des Beaux arts);  Lettres d'Algérie, 2000, collage for soloist, chorus and chamber orchestra from the letters Lettres d'Algérie  published by Gallimard; Mondial Symphonia, 1987; Sports et Musiques, 1987, musical theater.
Awards: Prix Nadia et Lili Boulanger à l'Académie des Beaux-Arts; FIPA d'or for music of Lady Chatterley; Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres