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Ludovic Morlot, French conductor, is music director of the Seattle Symphony. During the 2015–16 season, Ludovic and the Seattle Symphony will continue to invite their audiences to ‘listen boldly,’ presenting a wide variety of works in concert and releasing several more recordings on the orchestra’s label, Seattle Symphony Media. He was chief conductor of La Monnaie for three years (2012–2014). During this time he conducted several new productions and concert performances. During the 2015–16 season, Ludovic will return to the New York and LA Philharmonic Orchestras as well as NSO Washington. He has also conducted in Cleveland and Philadelphia and has particularly close relationships with the Chicago and Boston Symphony Orchestras. In Europe, Ludovic will this season make his debut with the Geneva Camerata conducting a Homage to Ligeti and will also return to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He has also conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw, Czech Philharmonic and Dresden Staatskapelle. Ludovic studied conducting in London and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in 2014 in recognition of his significant contribution to music. He is chair of orchestral conducting studies at the University of Washington School of Music in Seattle.