Christian Baldini

Christian Baldini – conductor 

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  • Music Director, UC Davis Symphony Orchestra and Camellia Symphony
  • Finalist in Nestlé & Salzburg Festival Conductors’ Award in 2012
  • Guest conducted San Francisco Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, Royal Scottish National, BBC Symphony, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Buenos Aires, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
  • Successful debuts in 2015-16 with both Teatro Argentino de la Plata and Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Argentina led to re-invitations in 2016-17
  • First CD of Mozart arias and overtures with Elizabeth Watts and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra released in June 2015, to great critical acclaim, and was Classic FM’s Album of the week (1st June), and BBC Music Magazine’s Recording of the month (September 2015)
  • Conducted world première of Oscar Strasnoy’s opera Requiem at the Teatro Colón in 2014, directed by Matthew Jocelyn. Re-invited by Teatro Colón to conduct a production of 2001: A Space Odyssey in December 2015 and a Dallapiccola double-bill in 2016
  • An advocate for contemporary music: has conducted premières of more than 80 works, and worked on Ferneyhough’s La terre est un homme and Birtwistle’s Gawain with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
  •  A noted composer, Baldini’s music has been played by the Ensemble Modern, Southbank Sinfonia, PluralEnsemble Madrid and at the Donaueschingen Musiktage

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Contact:
Victoria Rowsell (Managing Director)
Nicolas Papageorgiou (Artist Manager)

Videos

Ginastera, Panambi Suite
Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Argentina

Varèse, Amériques
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven, Symphony no.9 (excerpt)
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel (excerpts)
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Ligeti, Mysteries of the Macabre
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Berio Sinfonia
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Repertoire

Christian Baldini - List of conducted symphonic repertoire
Christian Baldini - Opera Repertoire
Christian Baldini - List of 20th and 21st Century Repertoire

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