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Claus Peter Flor


Respected worldwide as a conductor with instinctive and incisive musicianship, Claus Peter Flor maintains a prestigious international career. He is renowned for his command and interpretation of Austro-Germanic repertoire, such as Bruckner; Mahler; Strauss; Brahms; Schumann and Mendelssohn, the works of Shostakovich, and has a great affinity with the Czech repertoire of Dvorak and Suk having recorded many of their works during his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Malaysian Philharmonic.

Mr. Flor began his musical career with violin tuition in Weimar and Leipzig, before focusing on conducting with Rolf Reuter and later on with both Rafael Kubelik and Kurt Sanderling. In 1984, he became General Music Director of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and also began regular associations at this time with the other major German orchestras: the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Dresden Staatskapelle. In 1988 he made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic, where he has since returned twice.

Throughout his c...

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Sun 8 May 2016

Claus Peter Flor and the London Symphony Orchestra

Classics Today

Sat 15 Dec 2012

A New, “New World” from Flor and Malaysia

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15 Jun 2017

CLAUS PETER FLOR

We are delighted to announce that Maestro Claus Peter Flor has been named the Music Director of LaVerdi. The initial three-year tenure will begin with

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Midsummer Night's Dream, A, Overtures (Bamberger So)
Midsummer Night's Dream, A, Overtures (Bamberger So)
Mendelssohn: Walpurgisnacht - Bamberger Symphoniker
Mendelssohn: Walpurgisnacht - Bamberger Symphoniker