Michel Fourgon

Born in Liège, Michel Fourgon was a student at the Royal Conservatory of Liège. He studied composition with Claude Ledoux and electro-acoustic composition with Patrick Lenfant. In 1992, he graduated from Liège University in the Arts and Science of Music, where he worked from 1993 to 1995 as a researcher for Henri Pousseur. He is particularly interested in the relationship between text and music and has directed several musicals. Recently, he has been working
on other kinds of multidisciplinary projects. Since 2001, he has frequently collaborated with the Liège Royal Philharmonic. He has composed an opera based on the life of Lolo Ferrari (world premiere at the Opéra de Rouen, France,March 2013). His music attempts to create