Cliquer ici pour une version française
Stéphane Bortoli was born in 1956, and studied harmony with Yvonne Desportes and piano with Milosz Magin and Marcelle Heuclin. Then he attended post-graduate classes in harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, analysis and composition at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (C.N.S.M.) with Alain Bernaud, Jean-Claude Henry, Marius Constant, Claude Ballif and Alain Bancquart. In 1988, the jury unanimously awarded him the First Prize in composition.
Stéphane Bortoli has also made several trips abroad :
In 1992, he was invited as composer-in-residence at the Napoule Foundation for Arts, and again in 1997 at Royaumont Abbey.
The SACEM awarded him the Stéphane Chapelier Clergue Gabriel Marie Prize in 1992, and the Georges Enesco Prize in 1995.
The French Beaux Arts Academy awarded him the Paul-Louis Weiller Prize in 1996, and the Georges Bizet Prize in 1997.
Stéphane Bortoli participated in Présences 92, Présences 93 and Présences 2000, the International Festivals of Comtemporary Music organised by Radio France.
He is currently a teacher of composition, analysis and orchestration at the Ecole nationale de musique, de danse et de théâtre in Mantes en Yvelines.
The Stéphane Bortoli's music is lyric, often tense, sometimes nostalgic, free in essence.
He is also director of the choir of the Orthodox parish of Saints Peter and Paul in Chatenay Malabry.