Sabine Vatin studied music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris where she obtained first prizes in chamber music, piano, accompaniment, harpsichord, basso continuo and voice direction.
Since 1987, she has taught musical training for singers.
In 1986 she was appointed conductor at the Paris Opera and in 1987 at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Between 1990 and 1992 she held this position at the Théâtre du Châtelet, where she worked with John Eliot Gardiner, Armin Jordan, Marek Janowski, Michel Plasson, Georges Prêtre, Eliahu Inbal, Semyon Bychkov, James Conlon, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Jeffrey Tate.
Since 1992, she has been a musical advisor at the Théâtre du Châtelet, under the direction of Stéphane Lissner, Jean- Pierre Brossmann and Jean-Luc Choplin.
Sabine Vatin has given numerous recitals (Aix-en-Provence, Radio France, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, etc.) and concerts (Fauré’s Ballade conducted by Pierre Dervaux, Beethoven’s 3rd Concerto, etc.). She has accompanied singers such as Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Jessye Norman and Mariella Devia. In chamber music, she plays with Gary Hoffman, Michel Lethiec and Éric and Cyrille Lacrouts.
She has produced a dozen CDs, on the harpsichord under the direction of Pierre Boulez, on the fortepiano (continuo) in Cosi Fan Tutte, Le Nozze di Figaro and on the piano: Mozart’s Vocal Ensembles, French music with trombone, Beethoven’s Trio Op.38, pieces for choir and piano by Fauré, Mendelssohn’s Lieder, trios by Haydn, Fauré and Ravel.