Thomas Sanderling
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Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra
Born in
Music School of the Leningrad Conservatory
Hochschule für Musik "Hanns Eisler" Berlin
Mieczislaw Weinberg's last opera The Idiot
Cannes Classical Award
INMA Award
Grammy (Nomination)
Deutsche Grammophon, Sony Classical International, Naxos, BIS, Chandos, Audite, Berlin Classics
Short Biography
Thomas Sanderling grew up in St Petersburg, where his father, the celebrated conductor Kurt Sanderling, was permanent conductor of the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

His 2016-17 season was marked by several first performances, especially the German first performance of M. Weinbergs 7. Symphony for String Orchestra and Cembalo as well as his monumental 21. Symphony.
Furthermore, as a designated Shostakovich expert and Co-Initiator of the International Mieczyslaw Weinberg Society, he conducted members of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden at the final concert of the 8. International Shostakovich Days in Gohrisch, where he conducted first performances of Weinberg, Shostakovich himself (!) und Sofia Gubaidulina.

In 2017 he was appointed as Chief conductor of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra

Future plans include concerts with the Staatskapelle Dresden, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, with the National State Philharmonic in Budapest, the Radio Filharmonish Orkest at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow, a concert tour with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra to China and a special program of post war musical highlights at Brucknerhaus Linz.

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