Cristian Gort is on his third production with Codes d’accès: in May 2007, with the ensemble Les Enfants Terribles, he conducted the premier of Analia Llugdar’s musical-theatre psychodrama La Faim d’Artaud (staging: Alice Ronfard), a concert which also included Jimmie Leblanc’s opera-performance Perdre Pied, and in November 2007, he conducted Pierre Boulez’s Le Marteau Sans Maître. He is the artistic director and conductor of the Orchestre Symphonique de l’Isle (Montréal), of the Quebec Contemporary Consort and of Musica Viva Vocal Ensemble. Also, as Lorraine Vaillancourt’s assistant and guest professor, he conducts the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (NEM) and the Contemporary Music Workshop of the University of Montréal. He was artistic advisor for Codes d’accès and is presently president of the Iberolatinamerican Montréal Festival Festivalissimo. He studied orchestra conducting at the Quebec Music Conservatory in Montréal with Raffi Armenian. He obtained the Santa Cecilia Award in Argentina (2003).