19th August: New position for Salonen, Bringuier to leave Zurich & first composer-in-residence at Sound festival

Friday 19th August '16

Classical news In our classical music news today: lots of firsts as Esa-Pekka Salonen takes up first position of artist-in-association at Finnish National Opera and Ballet, and Sound festival announces John De Simone as inaugural composer-in-residence. Also, Lionel …

1st April: Sex isn’t what sells classical music, Royal Opera House announces 14/15 season & Kings College Choir announce major change

Tuesday 1st April '14

TelegraphSex isn't what sells classical music, Nicola Benedetti says Women in classical music are not successful because of their looks, Nicola Benedetti says, as she admits the idea that 'sex sells' "really p----- me off." Guardian Bach fans …

Lionel Bringuier announces first season with Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich

Monday 31st March '14

Lionel Bringuier is the Chief Conductor designate of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich. Today he announced his first season with the orchestra. During the season, Bringuier will be joined by Artist in Residence Yuja Wang, …

Lionel Bringuier to conduct BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre

Tuesday 21st January '14

Fast approaching on Wednesday 29th January is conductor Lionel Bringuier's concert, in which he will be conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre in London.The programme is set to include works by composers such …

Lionel Bringuier ‘La Muse et le Poète’ – out now!

Wednesday 16th October '13

Lionel Bringuier's latest CD La Muse et le Poète is out now on Erato. The disc features music by Camille Saint-Saëns performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Renaud Capuçon and Gautier Capuçon.Despite Saint-Saëns' first …

Lionel Bringuier conducts the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich this weekend

Monday 23rd September '13

This weekend, Lionel Bringuier will conduct the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, with a programme of orchestral favourites featuring Schumann's Piano Concerto in A Minor and Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. Lionel feels very close to the Concerto for Orchestra, having first conducted …

Lionel Bringuier at the New York Philharmonic

Tuesday 18th June '13

We caught up with Lionel last week in New York where he was conducting the New York Philharmonic. You can read a review of one of the concerts here. Keep up to date with news from …

2nd November: Placido Domingo Goes Pop, Piano Prodigy at the Shops, and Graphic Opera Debut in a Church

Friday 2nd November '12

LA TimesL.A. Phil's Lionel Bringuier lands conducting gig in ZurichLionel Bringuier, resident conductor with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has been made the chief conductor and music director of Switzerland’s Zurich Tonhalle. His post will begin with the 2014-15 season …

Lionel announced as Chief Conductor designate for the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich from 2014-15

Friday 2nd November '12

Today, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich announced Lionel as their new Music Director and Chief Conductor. His four-year contract will begin in the 2014-2015 season, and will include over thirty concerts, along with a number of …

Lionel Bringuier’s triumph in LA

Wednesday 22nd August '12

After two successful performances in LA, Lionel Bringuier received warm reviews from the LA Times. For his first performance at the Hollywood Bowl, Lionel began by leading the LA Philharmonic Orchestra and pianist Yefim Bronfman …

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