Matthias-Bamert Principal Guest Conductor   Matthias Bamert

Matthias Bamert's reputation in the Classical to Romantic repertoires, his championship of contemporary music, and his innovative programming has received international praise. He has been described in the international press as elegant, stylish, dynamic, enthusiastic, and sensational. In 2017 April, he has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra(South Korea), and from April 2018 he appointed a Chief Conductor of Sapporo Symphony Orchestra(Japan).

His distinguished career began in North America as an apprentice to George Szell, later as Assistant Conductor to Leopold Stokowski, and Resident Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel. Since then, he has held Music Director positions with the Swiss Radio Orchestra, London Mozart Players, West Australian Symphony and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and as Associate Guest Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London.

In the UK, Matthias Bamert has worked frequently in concert halls and studios with such orchestras as the Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic, featuring regularly at the BBC Proms. Internationally, Matthias Bamert has appeared with many of the great orchestras of the world, including the Cleveland Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre symphonique de Montreal, the Leningrad Philharmonic, the Sydney Symphony, the NHK Symphony Orchestra.

Principal Guest Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Director of the Glasgow contemporary music festival Musica Nova from 1985-90, he became renowned for his innovative programming, conducting many world premieres. This gift came to the fore during his acclaimed tenure as Director of the Lucerne Festival (1992-98), when he was also responsible for the opening of the KKL concert hall and founded the new Easter and Piano festivals.

A prolific recording artist, he has made over 80 CDs, many of which have won international prizes. His output includes hugely successful series of Mozart's contemporaries (24 CDs) with the London Mozart Players, the complete symphonies of Parry and works by Frank Martin with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the symphonies of Roberto Gerhard with the BBC Symphony Orchestraand the Stokowski transcriptions as well as works by Korngold and Dohnanyi with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

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