Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Anass Ismat (Choral Conductor)

Born: March 2, 1984 - Rabat, Morocco

The Moroccan choral conductror, Anass Ismat, decided to make music his profession at an early age. He obtained his Bachelor of Music degree in music education (June 2001), and his diploma in music education (September 2001-June 2003) at the Centre Pédagogique Régional in Rabat He continued his studies at the Conservatoire National de Musique et Danse in Rabat: 3rd year of Harmony (2003-2004), 1st prize in music education (2002-2003), 1st prize in violin (2002-2003). He then studied singing with Jalila Bennani, choir director of A Coeur Joie, La Chanterie, and Polyphonia, three ensembles from Rabat.

This is followed with Louis Peraudin, director of the Chorale de Rabat, who expanded Anass Ismat’s classical repertoire and developed his interpretation, from 2002 to 2004. He attended the Conservatoire National de Rabat and the l'Académie "Alizés" singing master-class since 2002 with Caroline Dumas of the Ecole Normale de Paris, Glenn Chambers of the CNSMDP and Henrik Siffert of the CNR de Strasbourg. He took the opportunity to lead the choir at the Conservatoire National de Musique et Danse de Rabat.

In 2004-2005 season, Anass Ismat continued his training at the l'Ecole de Musique et d'Art Dramatique du Nord Isère: DEM opera singing in the class of Jean Marc Bruin; DEM musical education; CFEM violin in the class of Irina Medvedeva; CFEM composition in class of Franc Dumourieux; First year choral conducting in the class of Emmanuel Robin; Department of Early Music "singing, harpsichord, bassoo continuo..."

To avoid the risk of getting bored, Anass Ismat participated in the Agence Rhône Alpes de Musique et Danse, a training choir direction with Régine Théodoresco and Tony Ramon, working with vocal coach Kate Marcken the Opera Bohn. In October 2006, he took the conducting course of Bernard Tétu, the CNSMD de Lyon. He completed his musical studies at CNSMD de Lyon in June 2011.

In France, Anass Ismat has been Artistic Direction of La Chorale Méli-Meylan, Les chœurs de Vienne, and Ensemble Vocal Atlas..

Source: Maghress Website (November 2011) & Choeur Méli Meylan Website (2014), English translation by Aryeh Oron (January 2014)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Vincent Bernhardt

Chous Master

Video: Choruses from BWV 133, BWV 248/5 [w/ Ensemble Vocal Atlas]

Links to other Sites

L'ensemble vocal «Atlas» en concert à la Bibliothèque nationale : Musique profane du XIXème siècle à Rabat (Maghress) [French]

Anass Ismat (Choeur Méli Meylan) [French]

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Copyright Policy | © 2000-2015 Bach Cantatas Website

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links


Back to the Top

Last update: ýJanuary 25, 2014 ý12:30:28