Didier TALPAIN, Yehudi Menuhin Foundation's laureate, Didier studied at the Paris National Superior Music Conservatory with Gianfranco Rivoli and then worked with Pierre Dervaux and Jean Fournet. He now often conducts in association with the Warsaw Chamber Opera House, as well as with several Polish orchestras. Encouraged by Jean-Claude Malgoire, he conducted Haydn's Nelson Mass in Tourcoing (March 1999). He now regularely works in Greece Poland and Ukraina.