A French composer born March 9, 1973 in Saint-Nazaire.
Vincent Manac’h studied at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, the University of Tours and the Paris Conservatory.
A composer and vocal performer, member of Les Cris de Paris and of the ensemble Pygmalion, he is interested in the voice and its possibilities. He has written works for vocal ensemble or a cappella chorus as well as voice and instrumental ensemble: Orpheus for two sopranos and baritone (2002); La vita nova (2003) for children’s choir, commissioned by Radio France for Alla Breve, first performed by the Maîtrise de Radio France; Babel for 12 voices, chorus and ensemble (2011), commissioned by the Fondation Royaumont, first performed by Les Cris de Paris, the ensemble Linéa and the Chœur Master du Val d’Oise. He has written for music theatre, notably Lalala, an opera in songs, and Ma mère musicienne (2012), premiered at the Théâtre National de Bretagne. He has also composed purely instrumental music: Mimo and Phares for cello ensemble, commissioned by the festival Musiques de Notre Temps; Sinfonien, homage to Arnold Schönberg (2012), first performed by the ensemble Zellig at the festival Présences.
Vincent Manac’h teaches at the Paris Regional Conservatory, the Université Populaire of Bondy and in the musicology department of Paris VIII.