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. He also attended the Tanglewood Music Center Summer Courses.
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.
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