Baldur Brönnimann

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Baldur Brönnimann, is a Swiss conductor.[1]

Baldur Brönnimann

Biography[edit]

Brönnimann was born in Switzerland, studied at the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel and was a Junior Fellow in Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.[2]

Guest conducting engagements have included Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre philharmonique de Strasbourg, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Brönnimann is committed to contemporary music and has championed the music of composers such as Harrison Birtwistle, Brett Dean, Unsuk Chin, Thomas Ades, John Adams and Jonathan Harvey.[3][4][5]

He also conducts in the opera house, having made his operatic debut with English National Opera in 2008 with Olga Neuwirth Lost Highway since which time he has returned to ENO for productions of John Adams Death of Klinghoffer (Tom Morris) and La Fura dels Baus’s Ligeti Le Grand Macabre, a work which he also conducted at the Teatro Colón, Argentina, and at Komische Oper Berlin in the Barry Kosky revival in 2013. [6]

From 2007-2012, Brönniman was the music director of Colombia's National Symphony Orchestra,[7] and since 2011, he has been the Artistic Director of Norway's BIT20 Ensemble.[8] Brönnimann takes up the position of Principal Conductor of Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto Casa da Música in January 2015. [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baldur Brönnimann". Ehrsam Productions. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  2. ^ http://intermusica.co.uk/artists/conductor/baldur-br%C3%B6nnimann/biography Archived 2013-08-16 at the Wayback Machine. - Retrieved 14 August 2013
  3. ^ "Baldur Brönnimann". Ehrsam Productions. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  4. ^ "Biography". Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  5. ^ "Artists:Baldur Brönnimann:Biography". Intermusica. Archived from the original on 17 May 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  6. ^ http://intermusica.co.uk/artists/conductor/baldur-br%C3%B6nnimann/biography Archived 2013-08-16 at the Wayback Machine. (retrieved 2 October 2013)
  7. ^ "Artists:Baldur Brönnimann:Biography". Intermusica. Archived from the original on 17 May 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2009.
  8. ^ http://intermusica.co.uk/artists/conductor/baldur-br%C3%B6nnimann/biography Archived 2013-08-16 at the Wayback Machine. - Retrieved 13 August 2013
  9. ^ http://www.casadamusica.com/en/artistas-e-obras/maestros/b/br%C3%B6nnimann-baldur?lang=en#tab=0

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