Achim Fiedler

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Achim Fiedler (born 1965) is a German conductor.[1][2][3]


Born in Stuttgart in 1965, Achim Fiedler studied violin at the Hochschule für Musik in Köln, in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and conducting at the Musikhochschule in Stuttgart.[2] He also attended the Tanglewood Music Center Summer Courses.[1]

In 1996 he won the first prize of the Cadaqués Orchestra International Conducting Competition, Spain. He has been invited to conduct major orchestras such as the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra, Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra and the Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria.[1][2]

Since 1998 Fiedler conducts the Lucerne Festival Strings.[1] He is also the current principal conductor of the Folkwang Kammerorchester in Essen, Germany.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Achim Fiedler". Lucerne Festival Strings. Retrieved 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Winning conductors". Cadaqués Orchestra. Retrieved 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Der Chefdirigent". Folkwang Kammerorchester. Retrieved 2010.