A French composer born September 17, 1976.
Lionel Bord studied the bassoon with Pascal Gallois at the Paris Conservatory as well as with Sergio Azzolini at the Musikhochschule of Basel. A bassoonist with Rouen Opera and later the Orchestre de Paris, the holder of a CA teaching degree, he taught at the Saint-Maur-des-Fossés Conservatory and then at the Paris Conservatory.
In parallel with his instrumental activity, Bord studied composition at the Paris Conservatory, notably following the classes of Frédéric Durieux and Alain Mabit (analysis), Luis Naon, Yann Geslin and Tom Mays (new technologies applied to composition) and Marc-André Dalbavie (orchestration).
Lionel Bord composes for all formations, from solo to symphony orchestra, with a preference for the themes of madness, the paranormal and extreme states: Fulgurances for eight cellos, first performed by the cellists of the Orchestre de Paris at the Salle Pleyel (2007); 666 for clarinet, cello and piano, first performed by the Ensemble Intercontemporain at Ircam (2011); Rocking Mirror Daybreak II for two violins, first performed in Japan by Momoko Kato and Etienne Pfender (2013); Shortcuts for orchestra, first performed by the Orchestre National de France conducted by Alexandre Bloch at the Maison de la Radio (2014); Folia for six musicians, first performed by the Ensemble Intercontemporain at the festival Présences 2018.