Kaspar Zehnder

Conductor · Flutist · Artistic Director

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Conductor, Flutist, Artistic Director

Kaspar Zehnder has been artistic director of the Murten Classics since 1999, the Biel Solothurn Symphony Orchestra since 2012, the Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic) since 2018 and the International Summer Academy Biel-Bienne since 2019.

As a flutist he has played in the ensembles “mit vier” and “Ensemble Paul Klee” for many years. He regularly performs at important festivals, both as a chamber musician and as a soloist. In autumn 2019 he will again go on tour with Sir Simon Rattle, Magdalena Kožená and friends. The project was already on tour throughout Europe in 2016 and has been released on CD by Pentatone…

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MusicWeb: Review Joseph Lauber Sinfonies

MusicWeb International by Jonathan Woolf The notes to this première recording disarmingly begin by asking ‘Joseph who?’ and it’s true that if one knows Lauber’s name at all it’s largely in relation to his works for flute and harp, not for large-scale symphonies, though he wrote six of them, all of which are to be recorded in this series.

«Ohne Publikum fehlt bei einem Konzert die wichtigste Energiequelle»

MusicWeb International by Jonathan Woolf The notes to this première recording disarmingly begin by asking ‘Joseph who?’ and it’s true that if one knows Lauber’s name at all it’s largely in relation to his works for flute and harp, not for large-scale symphonies, though he wrote six of them, all of which are to be recorded in this series.

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