Arctic Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra
Principal Conductor: Christian Lindberg
Christian Lindberg is the Principal Conductor of the Arctic Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Alongside a successful career as a trombone soloist and composer, Lindberg is internationally sought-after as a conductor. He regularly conducts orchestras around the world, including in places such as Prague, Malmo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Aarhus, Helsinki, Rotterdam, Milan, Nuremberg, Iceland, Athens and Taipei. Lindberg has previously been the Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Swedish Wind Ensemble and the Nordic Chamber Orchestra.
Throughout these years, Christian and the Arctic Philharmonic have received stunning reviews for their recordings and their performances all over the world, and for their recording projects on the BIS label - these include a box of Tchaikovsky Symphonies and Nordic music from the Arctic Region.
Lindberg and the orchestra, have in recent years performed at venues like the Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, Beethovenfest Bonn (2014), Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg (2015) and Musikverein Vienna (2015), in addition to making a tour of China in 2011 (Wu Promotion). Future invitations include a European tour organized by Mark Stephan Buhl Management and a Japan tour organized by Genroh Hara, Pro Arte Musicae.
Lindberg was voted “The Greatest Brass Player in History” by the world's largest radio station, Classic FM, in 2015, and he was awarded the accolade "Artist of the Year" by 16 international chief editors of classical music magazines, in International Classical Music Awards 2016.
We are excited to have extended the collaboration with the always enthusiastic and inspiring Christian Lindberg! For the future, Lindberg and the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra are planning several national and international tours together, as well as releasing further albums on the BIS label.