French flautist Jean-Marc Goujon, who completed his instrumental studies in Paris, has been a member of Jean-Christophe Spinosi’s Ensemble Matheus for over 15 years. He regularly performs with this group at the Théâtre du Châtelet, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and the Salle Gaveau in Paris; he has also toured to the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Potsdam, Bilbao, and Lisbon and has performed at many renowned early music festivals. The recording of Orlando furioso on which he appears with Philippe Jaroussky, Jennifer Larmore, and Marie-Nicole Lemieux won such distinctions as the Belgian Prix Caecilia, the BBC Music Award, and an appraisal as best recording of the year by the French Victoires de la Musique Awards. Jean-Marc Goujon is also active as an improviser and jazz musician. He teaches at the École Nationale de Musique in Brest in the Brittany region of France.

August 2012