Nicholas Milton new chief conductor in Carinthia



 The  Carinthian Symphony Orchestra (KSO), which is based at the Klagenfurt City ©

 The ater, will be directed by the Australian Nicholas Milton from the 2021/2022 season. ©

 The  new chief conductor was introduced by theater director Aron Stiehl at a press conference on Tuesday. Milton was General Music Director at the Saarland State ©

 The ater in Saarbrücken from 2014 to 2018, and has been Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Göttingen Symphony Orchestra since August 2018.

Milton succeeds Nicholas Carter, who is moving to Bern. ©

 The  53-year-old Milton studied violin, conducting, music theory and philosophy at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the University of Michigan and the Juilliard School of Music, among others. At the age of 19 he became concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and began a successful career as a solo violinist and chamber musician before turning exclusively to conducting. He is no stranger to the orchestra; he conducted the KSO once three years ago.

“We all hope that the city theater will soon be able to leave the dark times of the pandemic behind and I am looking forward to creating a future-oriented foundation that will bring joy, inspiration and food for the soul to our audience again,” said the future chief conductor. Stiehl emphasized Milton’s international reputation and said of the collaboration with the orchestra: “©

 The  chemistry is right.” ©

 The  2021/2022 season is to open in autumn with Richard Wagner’s “Walküre”.

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