Born in Australia, Nicholas McRoberts studied piano, composition and conducting at the Melbourne Conservatory, the Victorian College of Arts, the CNSM in Paris and the Ecole Normale. He studied conducting with Robert Rosen, Jorma Panula and Dejan Savić. Today he is based in France. His works include operas, symphonies, ballets, voice, piano and chamber works. In 2018 he was named Artistic Director of Opéra Montmartre in Paris.