Switzerland’s Argovia Philharmonic Announces New Chief Conductor

The Argovia Philharmonic has announced the appointment of Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann as its new Chief Conductor

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Conductor Rune Bergmann Argovia Philharmonic Cover

The Argovia Philharmonic, in Aaraus, Switzerland, has this week announced the appointment of Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann as its new Chief Conductor – effective from the commencement of the 2020-2021 season.

“Rune Bergmann is an extraordinarily expressive personality … as a conductor, musician and as a human being … ” Orchestra Director Christian Weidmann has told local media.

“The man has rhythm in the blood,” he has said.

The 42-year-old, who will replace conductor Douglas Bostock, currently serves as Music Director of Canada’s Calgary Philharmonic and as Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Poland’s Szczecin Philharmonic.

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