Music Director, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
First Guest Conductor, Het Gelders Orchestra
Respected worldwide as a conductor with instinctive and incisive musicianship, Claus Peter Flor maintains a prestigious international career, renowned in particular for his interpretation and command of the Austro-Germanic repertoire, including Bruckner, Mahler, Strauss, Brahms, and Schumann. Maestro Flor also has a great affinity with the works of Shostakovich, as well as with the Czech repertoire of Dvorak and Suk, having recorded many of their works during his tenure as Chief Conductor of the Malaysian Philharmonic.
Born in Leipzig in 1953, Maestro 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 with the other major German orchestras, suc...