I am in admiration of what you have been able to do in such a
short time with our musicians from Vermont. (july 2010, USA). (Translation)
Believe in yourself, it was very good.
(After rehearsal of Don Juan (R. Strauss) with Orchestre National de France)
On August 2003 in the Lucerne Festival, he conducted Pierrot Lunaire and the Concert op. 24 by Webern, and on this occasion I could recognize and appreciate his great talent as a conductor as well as his most dedicated and active work.(Translation)
Pierre Boulez, March 2004
Joachim Jousse has been selected as assistant of Kurt Masur at the Orchestre National de France. He passed the audition with flying colors and having had conduct Mendelssohn "Midsummer's night" dream Ouverture, Beethoven "Egmont Ouverture" and Tchaïkovsky "Italian Capriccio".
He garnered a unanimous vote from the Orchestra member as well as Maestro Kurt Masur's and mine.
In a small time lapse he has demonstrated already very expressive musical qualities.
Didier de Cottignies
General Manager (Orchestre National de France)
April 10, 2006
Joachim Jousse is really well studied conductor "à la française". He has conducted large orchestras and works in Paris and Schleswig Holstein.
December 3, 2001
I have had the pleasure of working with Joachim Jousse, and I found him to be a most receptive, dedicated, sensitive and intelligent conductor.
David Robertson, conductor,
I have had the opportunity on many occasions to invite Joachim Jousse to conduct the Orchestra National de Lorraine for local concerts. Because of his musical and technical qualities, all his performances had an excellent impact on the public.
Musical director (Orchestre National de Lorraine)
The singers are accompanied by this orchestra - Les Voyages Extraordinaires - which is outstanding as much for the orchestral work as the opera production, conducted by this young conductor who is building a remarkable career, Joachim Jousse. (Translation)
(Presentation of Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini’s opera)
Writer and TV producer
Joachim Jousse who graduated from my class in 1999 is a most intelligent and accomplished musician.
He works well and has the ability to establish good contact with the musicians he works with. He is a capable versatile conductor.
April 19, 2000
I know Joachim since the beginning of this school year. I was so able to appreciate his indisputable musical gifts : ear, taste, sensibility, as well as his high musical culture due to a very detailed preparation : writing, analysis, history of the music, etc.
March 16, 1998