Canada’s Victoria Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Victoria Symphony has announced Danish conductor Christian Kluxen as their new Music Director

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The Victoria Symphony Canada has today announced 34 year old Danish conductor Christian Kluxen as their new Music Director – effective from the commitment of the 2017/18 season.

Selected from over 100 applicants, Christian will replace Tania Miller who will step down in August 2017 – after 14 years leading the ensemble.

“The orchestra responded to his incredible musicianship and interpretation … he’s quite dynamic and he has an infectious energy …” Symphony Executive Director Kathryn Laurin has said.

“The musicians said: ‘We knew exactly what he wanted,’ ” she has indicated.

Christian previously as a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and as Assistant Conductor with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

“It’s very overwhelming … Of course I am excited … ”  Christian has said.

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