Mâcon Symphony Orchestra

Under the musical and artistic direction of David Hurpeau since September 2022, the Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon has established itself over the years as the leading professional symphony orchestra in southern Burgundy.

Sharing strong musical emotions

From the intimacy of a chamber orchestra to a full symphony orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon explores rich, eclectic repertoires in a variety of genres and aesthetics.

Its original, socially responsible artistic approach offers a wide range of concert experiences, new repertoires and projects for all audiences.

Committed to sharing a living heritage, the musicians of the Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon perform masterpieces from the great symphonic repertoire, from Mozart to Stravinsky, via Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven.

Music for today…

The Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon is passionate about promoting the rich aesthetics of today’s music, performing works and premieres by Régis Campo, Richard Dubugnon, Eric Tanguy, Laurent Petitgirard, Gilbert Amy, Guillaume Connesson, Graciane Finzi, Thierry Escaich…

… to lyrical flights of fancy

As the orchestra of the Symphonies d’Automne festival, the Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon accompanies some marvelously talented young voices every year at the finals of the Concours International de Chant Lyrique de Mâcon.

A unique training program in Saône-et-Loire

Founded in 1989 by Jean Fonta, the Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon already boasts a rich history and strong local roots. Every year, it features in the artistic program of the Théâtre, scène nationale de Mâcon.

He has performed at the festivals Les Grandes Heures de Cluny and Musiques au présent, at the Amis de l’orgue de Tournus season, at the Auditorium de Lyon, at the Forces Motrices in Geneva, at the Théâtre de Vevey, etc., and has accompanied artists such as Adélaïde Ferrière, Marie-Annick Nicolas, Roger Muraro, Guy Touvron, Marie Vermeulin, Jane Birkin…

The Orchestre Symphonique de Mâcon is an instrumental group run entirely by the city of Mâcon, with the support of the Mâcon Symphonies association.