The 11th Competition


Maurice BOURGUE (oboe)


Maurice Bourgue won first prizes at various international music competitions in cities such as Birmingham, Munich, Prague and Budapest. He performed with the Orchestre de Paris for many years as its solo oboist. As a soloist, he has worked with notable conductors, including Claudio Abbado and Daniel Barenboim, and has performed with such orchestras as the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Recently, Bourgue has been invited to work with various orchestras, mainly in Europe, as a conductor. Also highly recognized as an educator, he teaches at major music schools all over the world, including the Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris, the Conservatoire de Musique de Geneve, the Guildhall School of Music and the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. In addition, Bourgue conducts master classes at music festivals.