Born in 1988, Benoît Babel studied at the conservatories of Bordeaux and Rueil-Malmaison, and then at the conservatoire de Paris in the class of Noëlle Spieth. Benoît Babel teaches the harpsichord at the conservatoire de Versailles and participates as faculty at the Académie baroque international du Périgord noir (direction Iñaki Encina Oyón). In 2014, with the ensemble Zaïs that he directs from the harpsichord and in collaboration with Paul Goussot, he recorded a program of concertos for organ and orchestra by G.F. Handel and J.P. Rameau. This recording is available at paraty.fr. With the violinist and conductor Johannes Pramsohler, he participated in the première of the opera Croesus by Reinhardt Kaiser (2020, Paris, Théâtre de l’Athenée) and Theodora by Handel (2021, Buenos Aires, Teatro Colón).