Kaspar Zehnder

Conductor · Flutist · Artistic Director

Official biography

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…


77. Concours de Genève

Accompanied by the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande under the direction of Kaspar Zehnder, the young flautist Elizaveta Ivanova wins the 77th International Concours de

Long Live the King

A letter from 2014 from the then Prince of Wales to Kaspar Zehnder finds new relevance.With the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September

On summer tour with Magdalena Kožená

Together with an ensemble of friends, Kaspar Zehnder will accompany the world-renowned Czech mezzo-soprano and her husband Sir Simon Rattle (on piano) on their summer


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