Winner of the 2020 Opera Awards 

Vanessa is a bursary recipient winner of  the 2020 Opera Awards Foundation


Ein Orchester nur für Komponistinnen: Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue und ihr OpusXX Orchestra – SWR2 Radio

Recently featured in a Portrait on the SWR2 Radio Interview by Elizabeth Hahn

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RBB Kultur Radio

 Interview about pioneering woman in Classical music, with Sylvia Caduff, Madeleine Carruzzo, and Chartrand-Rodrigue

Sunday 3 of July 2022 @ 17h


  1. Battalia a 10 (on a theme by H.I.Biber) by Vanessa Chartrand-Rodrigue, composed for OpusXX Orchestra in 2021.
  2. Vanessa conducting the Kiev Symphonic Orchestra in Claude Debussy’s Prélude a l’apres-midi d’aun Faune. Kiev Marinksy Amphitheatre 2021

OpusXX Orchestra

Vanessa founded the OpusXX Orchestra in 2018 to give a voice to the works of women composers. The ensemble has performed innovative and exciting new concerts, always supporting the next generation of composers.

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