Bertrand de Billy (Conductor)
Born: 11th January 1965, Paris
Artist's website: http://debilly.com/
Bertrand de Billy is a French conductor.
He attended a Jesuit school, but only started serious musical studies when he was around 14-15; he studied piano and violin.
After his career as an instrumental musician, de Billy began his conducting career in Paris. He later moved to Germany and built up his career as an opera conductor. His professional operatic conducting debut was for La Traviata in Oviedo, Spain in 1991, replacing a conductor at short notice. He was the general music director at the Anhaltisches Theater in Dessau from 1993 to 1995.