Recognized as one of the most brillant French conductors of his generation,
Joachim Jousse wins in February 2006 the International Assistant Conductor Competition of the Orchestre National de France unanimously of the jury and the orchestra, receiving on this occasion maestro Kurt Masur’s congratulations and becomes assistant conductor for three seasons of one of the world's top orchestras.
In 2003, Pierre Boulez invites him at the Lucerne Festival to work with and to assist him for various concerts. He wrote to his young disciple his admiration for "his great talent of orchestral conducting and his dedicated and committed work."
The international career of Joachim Jousse begins in 2000 at the head of the Symphony Orchestra of the Dutch Radio. He starts a guest conductor career which led him to conduct both in France and abroad.
He gives his first concert in the US in July 2010 with the Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestra. Invited to conduct the opening concert in front of two thousand people, he is cheered by the audience and the musicians.
His debuts in Italy in 2007 have propelled him on the front of the Italian scene. He is a regular guest of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma and conducts in 2009 at the Teatro Manzoni in Bologna one of the Filarmonica del Teatro concerts which knows a triumph, and with the Teatro Carlo Felice Choir and Orchestra concert in Genoa, also recorded live by the RAI. In 2012, the orchestra of Palermo Classica Festival invites him to conduct a tour of exceptional concerts in Sicily which earned him to be immediately rehired. In 2015, he makes his debuts with the Symphony Orchestra of Sicilia and the Teatro Lirico symphony Orchestra in Cagliari, before the summer’s tour of Palermo Classica Festival orchestra.
In recent years, he is invited to conduct concerts in France with Lyon National Orchestra, Lorraine National Orchestra, Montpellier-Languedoc-Roussillon National Orchestra, the Orchestre Colonne, Lille National Orchestra, broadcast on Radio Classique and France Musique Radio.
Joachim Jousse was appointed in May 2006 music director and permanent conductor of the Ensemble orchestral Les Voyages Extraordinaires and since 2008 as music director of the Ensemble Chronochromie with which he occurs in the twentieth century’s repertoire.
He is the partner of many international soloists including Shlomo Mintz, Augustin Dumay, Sarah Nemtanu, Anna Tifu, Kristof Barati, Marianna Vasileva, Tatiana Samouil, Anne Gastinel, Ivo Pogorelich, Jean-Claude Pennetier, Georges Pludermacher, Emmanuel Rossfelder, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Uran Urtnasan-Cozzoli, Sylvia Hwang, Anna Kasyan, Géraldine Casey, etc.
Joachim Jousse is awarded many prizes. He entered at sixteen at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris where he won five First Prizes in Harmony, Counterpoint, Fugue, Orchestration and Conducting. Youngest winner of Orchestration’s class of the Paris Conservatory, winner of the 1999 First orchestral Conducting Dautremer competition, he won two years later the International Orchestral Conducting Competition of Radio France-Montpellier.
Young conductor, he was appointed assistant conductor of the French Youth Orchestra. Student of Vitaly Kataev, David Robertson, Peter Eötvös and Jorma Panula, he deepened his training in Europe, Holland, Germany and Switzerland.
Joachim Jousse is laureate of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institut de France for his work on French music.