Jean-Philippe Thiébaut, oboe
Jean-Philippe Thiébaut started the oboe at the age of 7 at the Conservatoire National de Région de Versailles with Gaston Longatte. Between 1980 and 1984, he got his 1st prize in the CNR of Versailles, Bordeaux and Rueil-Malmaison. He studied under the direction of Maurice Bourgue at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris where he got his 1st prize in oboe and chamber music in 1989. The same year, he got a grant to study with the Zelenka Quartet (2 oboes, bassoon and harpsichord) at the Banff Center School of Fine Arts in Canada. During this 3 months stay, he started to play the baroque oboe.
He also used this time to study with Gyorgy Sebok (piano), Robert Aïtken (flute), John Gibbons (piano & harpsichord). He recorded a CD with the Zelenka Quartet in 1990, playing pieces from J.D Zelenka, G.FHaendel and J.M Leclair.
He is principal oboe in the Orchestre National d’Ile de France since 1993 and plays with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France on a regular basis.
He is also principal oboe in the Orchestre des Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble (Marc Minkowski) since 1990, made many recordings and went on international tours with them.
He got the possibility to play with som other ensembles as L’Ensemble Mosaïque, Les Talens Lyriques, La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy, Le Parlement de Musique…He plays with La Chambre Philharmonique since 2007.