Following a two-week tour of d’île de France region back in 2016, Case’s debut with Orchestre national d'Île de France was a huge success leading to an instant re-invitation to conduct the orchestra in the Philharmonie de Paris for the opening of 17/18 season. Following a second collaboration with the orchestra, it was announced that Case had been elected as the orchestra’s designate Music Director from the 19/ 20 season. Shortly before his tenure as Chief Conductor begins, he will next conduct the orchestra in August 2019 at the Berlioz Festival in Côte Saint-André for a program featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony and Heldenleben by Richard Strauss.
The Orchestre National d’île de France was founded in 1974 and reaches a wide audience around the region of Paris. With its administrative base in Alfortville, the orchestra plays in scores of halls throughout the region. Through its educative actions and subscription performances it has one of the largest audience bases in all of Europe. The orchestra are residents of the Philharmonie de Paris. Orchestre National d’île de France’s website can be found here.