About

Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini maintains an active international schedule encompassing a wide spectrum of symphonic and operatic repertoire. In 2016 Campestrini was appointed Kapellmeister at Vienna’s historic Hofmusikkapelle, tasked with leading the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Boys’ Choir and Male Choir of the Vienna State Opera in several programs, annually, of sacred music. He is Music Director of the International Late Summer Music Festival Dubrovnik, conducting a variety of symphonic programs annually. In addition, he is also Music Director of the Oper Klosterneuburg Festival Vienna, for which his next upcoming production will be La Traviata.

His 2017-18 guest season includes Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra (China), Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra, a return to Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, Symphony Nova Scotia, L’Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, a Viennese New Year’s Concert in Vancouver, and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra. His 2016 guest engagements included L’Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liege, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Texas Festival Orchestra Round Top, a Viennese New Year’s Concert in Toronto, and conducting the Warsaw Radio Symphony Orchestra.

 

Posted: Nov-13-2017
Latest News

Christoph Campestrini has been appointed Kapellmeister at Vienna’s Hofkapelle, home of the Vienna Boys’ Choir. With the appointment, Campestrini joins the ranks of the historically important and influential musicians who have been members of the Hofkapelle. He will lead the famed Hofmusikkapelle, which includes the Vienna Boys’ Choir and members of the Vienna State Opera orchestra and chorus.

Posted: Jul-29-2016
Latest Recording

Expressionismus was released Apr 23, 2002 on the Signum UK label. Expressionismus is a 2-disc set with 22 songs.

Posted: Apr-16-2002
Latest Acclaim

"On the instrumental side, the work of the Orchestre Metropolitain is remarkable. The Overture of the opera, already greatly applauded, demonstrated refined playing of the violins. Conducted by the experienced Austrian conductor Christoph Campestrini, the orchestra was at its best."

— La Scena Musicale
Posted: Nov-11-2014