Claus Efland


New release

Standing Ovations

On the 15th and 16th of March 2018, Claus Efland returned to Denmark to conduct the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. He performed 2 concerts each featuring the Second Symphony by Johan Svendsen, Schumann Piano Concerto (soloist: Zlata Chochieva) and Weber's Overture Der Freischütz. Both concerts received standing ovations and the newspaper ...


Ein Heldenleben

Efland returns to the Bardi Symphony Orchestra on the 13th of May 2018 at Leicester's De Montfort Hall in a spectacular performance of Richard Strauss' mighty Ein Heldenleben (A Hero´s Life). Before the interval, Marina Chiche (Violin), Guy Johnston (Cello) and Tom Poster (Piano) join the orchestra for Beethoven Triple ...


Svendsen in Aarhus

On the 15th and 16th of March 2018, Claus Efland is performing with the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra in Denmark. The programme includes Weber Freischütz Overture, Schumann Piano Concerto with Zlata Chochieva as a soloist and Johan Svendsen Symphony No 2. In November 2016, Claus stepped in at a short notice and ...

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New album

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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  • 29-03-2018

    Efland in Aarhus
    "The performance went from a quiet intense beginning to an overwhelming drama with a glorious ending, superbly controlled by Efland's excellent musicianship" (Aarhus Stiftstidende) Claus Efland conducting the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra in Denmark on the 15th of March 2018 (Weber Freischutz Overture, Schumann Piano Concerto and Symphony No 2 by Johan ...

  • 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.

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