Denis Bosse

2010 :

Clef de Soleil Festival, Lille, France, première of On vous adore quintett for Voice, Piano, flute, violin and cello by the ensemble Fragments.

2009 :

Première of 2 studies for accordion in Brussels

2008 :

Première of Arbor temporis for vibraphone and electronics at the Images Sonores Festival, Liege.

Commissioned by the music research and training Centre of Wallonie.

Première of Fragment de la Voix Lointaine for Choir in Marseille.

Commissioned by the Musicatreize Ensemble.

Première of Balles Magiques for strings in Bruxelles.

Commissioned by the Dexia Classics Competition.

2007 :


Première of Humpty Dumpty for youth choir at the International Meeting of Young Composers, Cergy Pontoise, France. Commissioned by the Conservatoire of Cergy Pontoise. 

2006 :

 March :

 Ars Musica Festival, Brussels, première of Obstinatissimo, concerto for viola, by

 the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles under the direction of  Jean Thorel; soloist: Dominica Eyckmans.

Commissioned by the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles


2005 :

 In collaboration with the Trio Fibonacci, launch of the CD Chants de l’Inaudible, with the Cyprès label.

Première of Caméleons for youth orchestra at the International Meeting of Young Composers, Cergy Pontoise, France. Commissioned by the Conservatoire of Cergy Pontoise.  


2004 :

 December, première of Pyrofolies for piano trio (violin, cello and piano) by the Trio Fibonacci, ensemble-in-residence at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, Canada.


2003 :

 March, première of Rondo Fractal for flute, saxophone, percussion and piano, commissioned the ensemble Proxima Centauri (Bordeaux), Ars Musica Festival, Brussels.


2002 :

 December :

- Denis Bosse Portrait Concert at the Espace Senghor (Brussels)

- première of Lettre à Pierre Bartholomée for ensemble of 18 musicians. Commissioned by the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles for its fortieth anniversary.

October :

- première of Corymbes pour Flagey commissioned by the Maison de la Radio Flagey in Brussels for guitar, piano, accordion, violin and double bass.

Ensemble Soledad.

- Commission of a work for string quartet and accordion for the Danel String Quartet.

June :

 Third prize at the Gustav Mahler International Competition in Klagenfurt (Austria)

for the work By a ryhzome for ensemble with two soloists. Premièred by the Janus ensemble of Vienna under the direction of Christoph Cech.   


2001 :

 Composition of circus music commissioned by the Ecole Supérieure des Arts du

Cirque de Belgique on the occasion of an international circus arts congress.


2000 :

 December :

 Denis Bosse Portrait Concert given by the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, including the première of Zoomed Zones for ensemble under the direction of Pierre Bartholomée

August :

 Participation as invited guest at the International New Music Meetings of the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne in Saint-Irénée, Quebec, Canada.

January-August :

 Residency in Montreal with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and the Atelier de Musique Contemporaine of the University of Montreal, directed by Lorraine Vaillancourt; première of three new works: the sextet Les chants de l’Inaudible, Liances for solo piano, and a chamber concerto entitled Each of them, commissioned by the French state.


Since 2003 :

 Professor of theory and analysis at the Royal Conservatoire of Music in Mons, Belgium.

Professor of composition at the Conservatoire National de Région de Cergy Pontoise, France.


Since 1995 :

Senior Assistant in Musical Education at the department of pedagogy of the

Haute Ecole Galilée. Brussels, Belgium.