Ever since finishing his studies at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique in Lyon, Franck-Emmanuel Comte has held key positions and been a guest at opera houses (including Nantes, Lyon and Paris Opera Studio) and also with orchestras such as the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie, the Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, the Auckland University Orchestra, the Collegium Musicum Riga.

As artistic director of the concert de l’Hostel Dieu since its creation, he has conducted the ensemble in more than 1,500 concerts and 20 recordings. A regular guest in European and world capitals (such as Barcelona, Rome, Brussels, Madrid, Riga, Calcutta, Chennai, Beijing and Taiyuan) and several international festivals (including Brežice, Montserrat, Girona, Foligno, Wallonia, Ambronay, La Chaise-Dieu), Franck Emmanuel Comte is passionate about Baroque repertoire and also for transversal or atypical artistic projects.

He is artistic director of the Musicales en Auxois festival in Burgundy and of the Centre musical international J.-S. Bach de Saint Donat.