Christoph Campestrini is defined by the rich musical tradition of his home country and the cosmopolitan education that he received during his formative years in New York. He studied conducting, composition, philosophy and languages at The Juilliard School and at Yale University. He now maintains an active worldwide conducting schedule, having appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Vienna Radio Symphony, Orchestre National du Capitol de Toulouse, among others. In 2016 Christoph Campestrini was appointed Kapellmeister at the prestigious Wiener Hofmusikkapelle. There he will conduct the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Boys’ choir and Male Choir of the Vienna State Opera in seven programs of sacred music annually. In addition, he is also Music Director of the International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik and Music Director of the Oper Klosterneuburg Festival Vienna, where his most recent production of “Cavalleria rusticana”/ “I Pagliacci” has earned accolades of praise by the Vienna press.Campestrini is also a regular guest conductor in the United States and Canada, where he has worked with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and many others. Among the international soloists he has collaborated with are Lang Lang, Gidon Kremer, Julian Rachlin, Alisa Weilerstein and Julia Fischer. For more information, please visit christophcampestrini.com.
Christoph Campestrini’s appearance this season is generously sponsored by Elaine Myer