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Chauhan debuts with WASO

This evening, British conductor Alpesh Chauhan kicks-off a series of concerts with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. For his first visit to Perth, Chauhan takes to the podium for Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 12 and Elgar’s Violin Concerto in B minor with violinist and WASO Concert Master Laurence Jackson. Next weekend, the orchestra is joined byRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan renews as Principal Guest Conductor of Düsseldorfer Symphoniker

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James Brown Management is delighted to announce the extension of Alpesh Chauhan’s contract as Principal Guest Conductor of Düsseldorfer Symphoniker for a further three seasons to 2027. Chauhan made his auspicious debut with the orchestra in 2018 with Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4: “what Alpesh Chauhan … unleashed on the podium of the Tonhalle … isRead more ›

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Release Day: Alpesh Chauhan’s ‘Tchaikovsky’

“Chauhan proves … that he loves Tchaikovsky and is not afraid to show it.” (Gramophone) British conductor Alpesh Chauhan’s latest album is released on Chandos Records today. The second of the series, Alpesh and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, with whom Alpesh enjoys a special relationship, continue to explore the rich canon of Tchaikovsky’s orchestralRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan: ’Big Bruckner’ with the BBC SSO

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Performing the last notes ever written by the composer, this week Alpesh Chauhan conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Bruckner’s 9th Symphony at Glasgow City Halls and The Glasshouse in Gateshead. With the two hundredth anniversary of his birth just around the corner in September, the concert at The Glasshouse brings to a closeRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan: RPS Award nomination

Alpesh Chauhan has been nominated for an RPS Award in the Conductor category, supported by Schott Music. Alongside his colleagues François-Xavier Roth and Alice Farnham, the RPS will announce the winner at their annual ceremony at the Royal Northern College of Music on 5 March 2024. Fresh from his successful debut with the Toronto Symphony with violinistRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan on UK tour with the Symphony Orchestra of India

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Following his return to Mumbai earlier this autumn, Alpesh Chauhan tours London’s Cadogan Hall, Symphony Hall Birmingham and Edinburgh’s Usher Hall with the Symphony Orchestra of India this week. The programme features a new Triple Concerto by composer and tabla player Zakir Hussain, who performs the solo part together with Niladri Kumar, sitar, and RakeshRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan’s debut with the LA Phil

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Returning to the US after recent successes with the National Symphony Orchestra Washington and the Houston Symphony, Alpesh Chauhan makes his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall this week. He reunites with violinist Hilary Hahn, with whom he recently performed Brahms at Wolf Trap and in Seattle, this time forRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan debuts with NSO at Wolf Trap

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Alpesh Chauhan returns to the US this week, making his debut with the National Symphony Orchestra Washington at Wolf Trap. Reuniting with celebrated violinist Hilary Hahn for Brahms’ Violin Concerto, he also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 at the iconic venue. For further details, click here. Following his return to Europe, Alpesh’s next engagements takeRead more ›

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Debuts in Houston

Vinay Parameswaran and Alpesh Chauhan make their debuts with the Houston Symphony this weekend; both appear in the orchestra’s annual summer concerts at the Miller Outdoor Theatre; Vinay conducts Beethoven’s 7th Symphony on June 30th, whereas Alpesh Prokofiev Symphony No. 7 on July 1st. Alpesh returns to the US in August where he conducts theRead more ›

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Out now: Alpesh Chauhan’s debut recording

Today sees the release of Alpesh Chauhan’s debut album, Tchaikovsky: Orchestral works for Chandos Records, which was recorded at Glasgow City Halls with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra of which Alpesh is Associate Conductor. The recording features a collection of the composer’s symphonic fantasias: La Tempête, Francesca da Rimini, and The Voyevoda, alongside the OvertureRead more ›

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