The French composer Yann Robin was awarded first prizes from the Paris National Conservatory. From 2006 to 2010, he attended the curriculum at Ircam and was a fellow at the French Academy in Rome, the Villa Médicis. In 2011 the Sacem presented him with the GrandPrix de la Musique Symphonique. His latest work, Inferno, a work for large orchestra and electronics, was premiered at the Agora Festival in 2012 (Paris). He works now on a piece commissioned by the New York Philharmonic and the Casa Da Musica in Porto.