Posted on Jan. 15, 2020, eight:15 a.m.
It was an eventful finish of the 12 months for Jean-Philippe Thiellay, then quantity two of the Paris Opera: the muscular strike of the workers of the establishment towards the reform of the particular retirement plans prompted
the cancellation of all performances
choreographic or lyric from December 5 to 31 …
And it's a high-risk begin to the 12 months for the supervisor, who has in the meantime turn into primary in
National Music Center
(CNM) carried out on January 1st.
The appointment of this enarch, by decree of the President of the Republic, shocked: the professionals had unanimously appreciated the work carried out by the prefiguration mission of the CNM led by Catherine Ruggeri and didn’t perceive the “unhealthy” sign despatched to ladies . Many additionally anticipated a extra seasoned profile
whose financial weight far exceeds that of the traditional. “I perceive that my appointment could shock, advance Jean-Philippe Thiellay. However they got here to get me. The CNM was not on my radar. The problem is exhilarating. Such a home, frequent to all music, a spot of collective intelligence within the sector, has no equal on this planet. “
Captain of the French music staff
Since then, this man, thought of fairly reserved, a bit distant, has spared no effort to go to the sphere,
Transmusicales of Rennes
on the live performance by rocker Izia at La Cigale, passing by means of the Senate, through the debate of the Cultural Affairs Committee on the focus of festivals. With one aim: to point out that he’s the captain of the French music staff.
Anxious to interrupt this picture of classical scholar after three books on Rossini, Bellini and Meyerbeer (together with two co-written along with his father, additionally passionate) this Marseillais, virtually quinqua, likes to recall that as a young person, he was not the final to run rap live shows.
Nevertheless, this music lover cherished his (virtually) six years on the Paris Opera. Throughout his speech as future president of the CNM in December on the Ministry of Tradition, he recalled how a lot music was for him “Synonymous with emotion, private achievement and emancipation”.
Debut in ministries
After beginning out in cupboard – notably with Martine Aubry, on the Ministry of Labor, or in Matignon, with Jean-Marc Ayrault – and a visit to the French Embassy close to the Holy See in Rome, this State Councilor joined the temple of the lyric in 2014. He had put all the chances on his facet: from 1999 to 2013, he was the vice-president of the pension fund of the establishment.
This community man, vice-president of the inspiration
since 2008, has additionally been a director of the
, the Nationwide Scene of Le Havre, metropolis of Edouard Phillipe. Thus the Prime Minister, enarque additionally handed by the Council of State, would have considered him for the CNM, Jean-Philippe Thiellay having been faraway from
the Lyon Opera
the place he was suspected, by a letter of mistrust from the native CGT.
“I’d have been completely satisfied in Lyon, however a web page has been turned”, explains this hard-working, obstinate. Along with his quantity two, Romain Laleix, who targeted the CNM on baptismal funds, he intends to assist the sector take dangers, higher exploit its information, guarantee aggressive balances, take into consideration the long run … Administration points are essential.
However it has benefits. Confronted with three massive sisters, this son of lecturers has had a knack for negotiating since childhood. His years as an affiliate professor on the school of Aix-Marseille after which at Sciences Po Paris made him conscious of pedagogy, and, his associate, Patrizianna Sparacino, diplomat of Sicilian origin and mom of his two kids, diplomacy. After which, behind the scenes of the Opera, didn't he observe up on advanced conferences? “I prefer to share and work in a staff, sums up this lover of the South, who recharges his batteries in Marseille, close to the ocean or within the mountains of the South. However this OM supporter doesn’t cover it: “I recognize that it’s progressing and I need to be judged on my outcomes. “