Director and producer, he directed T&M from 1997 to 2023, after having been co-director of Atem with Georges Aperghis (Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, 1992-2001). He was also artistic advisor to the Festival Musica (2006-2015), musical advisor to the Théâtre d'Orléans (1990-2001), production delegate to the Cirm in Nice (1990-91), to the Festival Musica (1987-89), and musical director and founder of the Musique Action festival in Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy (1983-86). He was also chairman of the Réseau Varèse, a European network for musical creation and dissemination, from 2002 to 2014.

He has commissioned new operas and music theater pieces (Aperghis, Bianchi, Dillon, Donatoni, Dusapin, Filidei, Goebbels, Kourliandski, Pesson, Rivas, Sarhan…) and made possible french premieres (Dusapin, Goebbels, Mitterer, Sciarrino, Zappa…).

He has directed Eurydice, une expérience du noir by Dmitri Kourliandski (2020-22, Festival Aperto, Reggio Emilia), Le Rang des artichauts (based on Wagner's Visit to Rossini, 2021, Théâtre de Nîmes), Lyoudka (a buffoonery) by Eugénia Palekhova (2021, Théâtre Ilkhom Tachkent), La traición oral by Mauricio Kagel (2018, CETC - Teatro Colón Buenos Aires), 200 Motels by Frank Zappa (2018, Musica-Zénith de Strasbourg, Philharmonie de Paris), La Passion selon Sade by Sylvano Bussotti (2017, Théâtre de Nîmes), the creation of operas by composers Betsy Jolas (Iliade l’amour, 2016, CNSMDP / Philharmonie de Paris) Francesco Filidei (Giordano Bruno, 2015, Casa da Música Oporto) and Sebastian Rivas (Aliados, 2013, Théâtre de Gennevilliers) as well as Ring Saga (The Ring by Richard Wagner, in Jonathan Dove-Graham Vick version), a 3 days long production premiered at Casa da Música in Oporto and touring later in France, Luxembourg and Italy. He has also staged Wanderer, post-scriptum a recital with the barytone Ivan Ludlow (2013), Pas Si (Stefano Gervasoni, 2008), Kafka-Fragmente (György Kurtág, 2007), The Rake’s Progress (Igor Stravinski, 2007, 2009), Consequenza, A Tribute To Luciano Berio (2006), Medea (Pascal Dusapin, 2005) and Richter, A Chamber Documentary Opera (Mario Lorenzo, 2003), productions which have been performed in France, Europe and Argentinia.

In 2023-2024, he will revive Frank Zappa's 200 Motels at the Opéra de Nice-Côte d'Azur and develop a collaborative project, Butterfly Room Service, with the Académie Voix Nouvelles de Royaumont.

He is the author of Butterfly Room Service (2023), Le Rang des Artichauts (2021) and the libretto Rayon N (2020, an opera by Sebastian Rivas). He has written numerous articles on contemporary music and has edited a collective work on Georges Aperghis (Le corps musical, Editions Actes Sud, 1990). In 2009, he has leaded the "Atelier Opéra en Création" of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, in 2012 he is guest professor with composer Giorgio Battistelli at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, in 2017 he is a tutor of Biennale College program at the Venice Biennale, and in 2018, he is guest professor at Winter School in Buenos Aires. In 2019, he has leaded a workshop devoted to Conversations by Georges Aperghis at Ilkhom Theater-Mark Weil in Tashkent.