Claus Efland


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Season 2017/2018

Highlights of the season 2017/18 include a re-invitation to the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra in Denmark. After a highly successful performance of Brahms' 3rd Symphony in November 2016, Efland returns to conduct Johan Svendsen 2nd Symphony, Schumann Piano Concerto and Weber Freischutz Overture.  In January 2018, Claus Efland is back at the ...


Danish National Opera

For the Season 2019/2020, Claus Efland will be conducting Mozart's opera The Abduction From The Seraglio at the Danish National Opera. This will be a new production, directed by Philipp Kochheim. After the Premiere, the production goes on tour and is performed under Efland's baton by Odense Symphony Orchestra, Aalborg ...


Claus Efland conducts Vaughan Williams

Claus Efland's recent performance of Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 with the Bardi Symphony Orchestra in the De Montfort Hall in Leicester, received great critical acclaim from audience and press alike. Neil Crutchley from Leicester Mercury reported: "Efland held the overall structure of the piece together with a remarkable sureness of ...

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Nordic Atmospheres

After the first CD recording “Concertante”, Claus Efland and Sinfonietta Riga wanted to do something completely different, something everyone taking part can relate to personally. The new album shares very close ties between Scandinavia and the Baltic. It’s like a musical seismographic scan, a topography of Scandinavian and Baltic emotional landscapes. 



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  • 10-10-2017

    Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5
    "Efland held the overall structure of the piece together with a remarkable sureness of touch. For me, his phrasing and choice of tempi were spot on". (Neil Crutchley, Leicester Mercury) Claus Efland conducting the Bardi Symphony Orchestra at the De Montfort Hall in Leicester on the 8th of October 2017.

  • 10-02-2016

    Sinfonia Espansiva
    "Barbirolli and the Halle, Karajan and the Berlin Phil, Previn and the LSO, Rattle and the CBSO. These are a few of the great orchestral partnerships of the last fifty years in which conductor and players achieve outstanding results through dedication, inspiration and mutual respect. To these I would add ...

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