Sofi Jeannin

Sofi Jeannin

Sofi Jeannin is a Swedish/French conductor who has distinguished herself as one of the most sought-after conductors of her generation. She studied music at the Conservatoire de Nice and the Royal College of Music in London and has conducted several renowned choirs.

Since 2015 Jeannin has been head of the Choeur de Radio France, where she became the first woman in the role of music director. In 2018 she also became Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, making her the first woman in history to hold this prestigious post.

In addition to her conducting career, Jeannin has also performed as a mezzo-soprano in London Voices, taught singing at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and Imperial College. She has also engaged in education and choir management for children, including as leader of the Radio France choir school. Jeannin has achieved great success both as a conductor and singer and is known for her dedication to and achievements in choral music.

From 2006 to 2008, Jeannin also taught choral conducting at the Conservatoire d'Évry, where she helped shape future generations of choral conductors.

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