Guillaume Bourgogne studied Orchestral Conducting with Janos Fürst at the Paris Conservatoire where he won a First Prize. Today, he is the music director of Ensemble Cairn (Paris) with the composer Jérôme Combier, and he is also the artistic director of Ensemble Op.Cit (Lyon). In 2013, he was appointed professor of conducting at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and artistic director of the McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble (Montreal). Since 2010, he has been principal conductor of the Camerata Aberta (São Paulo, Brazil). He is regularly invited to lead orchestras including the Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lisbon), the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Bordeaux-Aquitaine Orchestra and the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to conducting the nineteenth and twentieth-century symphonic repertoire, he is a frequent guest conductor for contemporary music ensembles such as Ensemble Intercontemporain (Paris), Court-Circuit (Paris), L’Itinéraire (Paris), 2e2m (Paris), Mosaik (Berlin), Ensemble TIMF (South-Korea), Sond'Ar-te Electric Ensemble (Lisbon), Soundstreams (Toronto), Israel Contemporary Players (Tel Aviv), Contrechamps (Geneva) and Linea (Strasbourg). Together with these orchestras and ensembles, he has performed in the foremost festivals. His discography is rewarded by various prizes: Diapason d’or, Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros, Bravo! award and Disque d’or.