• Jean-Michel Mathé, Director
  • Elodie Farges, Production manager / Organization of the competition
  • Adèle Bernengo, Communication manager / Cultural action
  • Patricia Roth dit Bettoni, Accountant
  • Pauline Pobès, communication assistant
  • Romuald Boissenin, Technical director
  • NN, Ticket office manager
  • And the reinforcement of Martin Philippe, production assistant during the Festival

The Festival also depends upon its technical team and reception staff to sell tickets and welcome visitors, and is grateful for the precious assistance received from technicians at Kursaal and the Theatre. The Festival is also staffed by a team of volunteers who play an active role in the everyday running of the festival : assisting artists and visitors, handing out programmes and posters, etc.




Write to:
Festival de musique
Concours de jeunes chefs d’orchestre
2 rue Morand
F-25000 Besançon

Administration: +33 (0)3 81 25 05 85


Tickets office: +33 (0)3 81 82 08 72
From 29 August to 23 September 2017
(dates 2018 are coming soon)

The association

In 2017 the association chaired by Bernard Sertout included 223 members and about twenty individual patrons.

The board of Directors

  • Bernard Sertout, president
  • Myriam Grandmottet and Yves Descharmes, vice presidents
  • Henri Chagué, treasurer
  • Geneviève Lorach, secretary
  • Marie-France Calderone and Laurent François, assessors
  • Jean-Michel Badet and Franck Monneur, elected members
  • Philippe Chagué, Jean-Pierre Colin and Yves-Marie Lehmann, honorary members (unelected)

Representatives members of authorities and public bodies

  • Salima Inézarène vice-présidente du Conseil régional Bourgogne Franche-Comté
  • Luc Bardi, conseiller régional de Bourgogne Franche-Comté
  • Françoise Branget vice-présidente du Conseil départemental du Doubs
  • Raphaël Krucien conseiller départemental du Doubs
  • Chantal Torck vice-présidente du Conseil départemental du Jura
  • Eric Scrève directeur du Conservatoire à rayonnement régional du Grand Besançon
  • Marie-Aline Fournage-Voizard responsable du pôle musique contemporaine / action culturelle de la Sacem
  • Rosa Rebrab, adjoint au Maire, Ville de Besançon
  • Patrick Bontemps adjoint au Maire, Ville de Besançon


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