Guy Dangain

Guy Dangain

Soloist at the Orchestre National de France, Guy Dangain has played under the direction of the most prestigious conductors: Lorin Maazel, Léonard Bernstein, Wolfgang Sawallich, Neville Marriner, Jean Martinon, Karl Munchinger, Emmanuel Krivine…

In chamber music, Guy Dangain has been accompanied by the most renowned string quartets. He has played with Isaac Stern, Patrice Fontanarosa, Roland Pidoux, Michel Dalberto, Eddie Daniels, Michel Portal, Philippe Berrod, Misaki Baba, Shoko Gamo…

A former professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris and at the École Normale de Musique de Paris, Guy Dangain has given master classes all over the world and has trained many talented clarinetists.

He has participated for years in the development of Selmer Paris instruments. He is the designer of the 'Recital' clarinet and the Selmer 'C85 120' mouthpiece.

Guy Dangain has recorded many discs. He was awarded the Charles Cros Academy Prize with the Weber complete chamber music. He was awarded the French disc prize for his interpretation of Debussy's Rhapsodie with the Orchestre National de France conducted by Jean Martinon.

As collection director at Billaudot, he has written some fifty works. He is an Officer of the Arts and Letters.