Nicolas Krauze has accomplished most of his musical studies in the United States, France and Russia. Studying first as a violinist, then conducting, he has studied mostly at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the Moscow Gnessin Institute.

Among others, his conducting professors and advisers have been Zsolt Nagy and Christoph Eschenbach.


Nicolas Krauze has been recently invited to conduct the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (France), the Orchestre et Opéra National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon (France), the Orchestre et Opéra Avignon-Provence (France), the Orchestre National d’Île de France (France), the Orchestre National de Lorraine (France), the Lamoureux Symphonic Orchestra (France), the Paris Symphonic Orchestra (France), the Orchestre de Chambre de Versailles (France)the Wiener Concert-Verein(Austria), the Arena di Verona Symphony Orchestra (Italy)the Lecce Symphony Orchestra (Italy), the Bari Symphony Orchestra (Italy)the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana (Palermo, Italy), the Athens State Symphony Orchestra (Greece) the Györ Symphony Orchestra (Hungary), the Russian State Philharmonic im. Svetlanov, Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Barnaul & Voronezh symphony orchestras (Russia), the Almaty Symphony Orchestra (Kazakhstan)the National State Orchestra of Kazakhstan, the Guayaquil, Loja & Cuenca National Orchestras (Ecuador)the Szczecin Symphony Orchestra (Poland), the Lomza Chamber Philharmony (Poland), the Kielce Symphony Orchestra (Poland), the Bialystok Symphony Orchestra (Poland), the Lublin Symphony Orchestra (Poland), the Wroclaw Chamber Philharmony (Poland), the Wroclaw Opera (Poland), the Gdansk Opera (Poland), the Cemal Resit Rey Symphony Orchestra (Turkey), the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra (Romania), the Sibiu Symphony orchestra (Romania), the Olomouc Symphony Orchestra (Czech Republic), the National Orchestra of Moldavia, the Kiev National Chamber Orchestra (Ukraine) and the Lviv State Philharmonic (Ukraine).

He has also conducted over 400 concerts with the Nouvelle Europe chamber orchestra ( ) based in Paris, France, and for which he is principal conductor and artistic director.

He’s recently conducted soloists such as Renaud Capuçon, Alexandre Kantorow, Alena Baeva,  Nemanja Radulovic, Sergeï Nakariakov, Vadym Kholodenko, Denis Kozhukhin, Lise de la Salle, Gérard Caussé, Remi Geniet, Alexandra Soumm, Edgar Moreau, Svetlin Roussev, Henri Demarquette, Tatjana Vassiljeva, Plamena Mangova, Aylen Pritchin, Rémi Geniet, David Grimal, François-René Duchâble, Nicolas Dautricourt, Aurélien Pascal, Jean-François Zygel, François-Joël Thiollier, Sandor Javorkaï, Maja Bogdanovic, Marie-Ange Nguci, Romain Leleu, Marc Laforet, François Dumont, Yan Levionnois, Krzysztof Jakowicz ou encore Julian Trevelyan.

In the lyric field, he has conducted around Europe various productions (among others Gounod’s Faust, Verdi’s Aïda, Massenet’s Thaïs, Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore, La fille du régiment and Don Pasquale, Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Moniuszko’s Hunted manor, Oscar Strauss’s Three Waltz, Lehar’s Merry Widow and Offenbach’s Vie Parisienne) for a total of over 100 representations.

He is also Music Director of the Orchestre de Chambre Nouvelle Europe in Paris, with which he has conducted over 500 concerts.

During the 2023/2024 season, he will conduct about 50 concerts worldwide, including invitations with major orchestras in France, Portugal, Hungary, Russia and Turkey. He will conduct an international symphonic tour in China.

« Nicolas Krauze conducts with profound insight in the music, outstanding technical skills and an excellent relationship with the musician he works with. His charisma helps him to project his musical ideas immediately to the audience ».Christoph Eschenbach, conductor