Baldur Brönnimann

Swiss conductor Baldur Brönnimann, 54, has been appointed Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, in addition to assuming the direction of the Escola de Altos Estudios Musicais. Brönnimann will take over from Paul Daniel as of January 2023.

Born in Switzerland and resident in Madrid for more than thirteen years, Brönnimann was trained at the Musik Akademie in Basel and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, where he was later appointed visiting conducting tutor. He currently leads the Sinfonietta Basel, the orchestra where he will end his tenure in June 2023. In 2020 he concluded his successful six-year tenure as principal conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música, to which he continues to return each season. Between 2011 and 2015 he was artistic director of Norway’s leading contemporary music ensemble, BIT20, and between 2008 and 2012 he was music director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia.

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