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Alpesh Chauhan at the Hallé

This week sees Alpesh Chauhan’s debut performances with the Hallé at Manchester’s iconic Bridgewater Hall (25, 26 and 29 January) and Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall (27 January). The programme features the deeply personal Tenth Symphony by Dmitri Shostakovich, a composer for whom Alpesh feels a particular affinity. In the first half, conductor and orchestra areRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan OBE

Yesterday at Windsor Castle, conductor Alpesh Chauhan was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to the Arts by His Majesty King Charles III. Alpesh was awarded the honour in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for 2022 when he commented: ‘It is a very happyRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan debuts with Seattle Symphony

Alpesh Chauhan makes his highly anticipated debut with the Seattle Symphony this week, performing two concerts at Benaroya Hall, the orchestra’s home. The all-Brahms first half of the programme is opened with the composer’s Tragic Overture before celebrated violinist Hilary Hahn takes the stage for his epic Violin Concerto. Witold Lutosławski’s orchestral showpiece, the ConcertoRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan at the Commonwealth Games and BBC Proms

Congratulations to Alpesh Chauhan who last week conducted both the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games with the CBSO and made his BBC Proms main evening debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony on consecutive evenings. Watched by over a billion people worldwide, Birmingham-born Chauhan and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra performed throughout the dramaticRead more ›

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Alpesh Chauhan: Associazione Nazionale Critici Musicali award

Warm congratulations to British conductor Alpesh Chauhan on receiving the prestigious Conductor Award from the Italian National Association of Music Critics for ‘Miglior Direttore’ for concerts across 2021. The award singled out his work with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Orchestra della Toscana and the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano. On receiving theRead more ›

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JBM Artists at the BBC Proms 2022

This summer the BBC Proms return to the Royal Albert Hall for another season of exhilarating live performances – with three notable highlights from the JBM family:   29 July PROM 18 British conductor Alpesh Chauhan makes his much-anticipated Proms debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – where he is Associate Conductor. He brings a powerfulRead more ›

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Alpesh makes his RFH debut

Congratulations to British conductor Alpesh Chauhan for jumping in for an indisposed Klaus Makela to make his Royal Festival Hall debut on Saturday night with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Given the current atrocities in Ukraine, the evening was made all the more poignant by opening the concert with a rousing performance of the Ukranian NationalRead more ›

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New Year’s Honour for Alpesh Chauhan

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We are delighted to announce that British conductor Alpesh Chauhan has been awarded an OBE in Her Majesty The Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for 2022. Alpesh receives the honour for services to the arts. The Music Director of Birmingham Opera Company was delighted to accept the prestigious award: “It was a happy surprise toRead more ›

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Turku debut for Alpesh Chauhan

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Newly-appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker Alpesh Chauhan makes his debut with Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in Finland this month,  performing at the Turku Concert Hall on 25th November in a varied programme including Dvorak 8th Symphony, Ibert Divertissement and Henriette Renié’s Harp Concerto

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Alpesh in Dusseldorf

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This week sees British conductor Alpesh Chauhan conducts his opening concerts as Principal Guest Conductor of Dusseldorfer Symphoniker at the Tonhalle Dusseldorf. Beethoven 6 | Tonhalle Düsseldorf Alpesh’s first project in his new position includes Beethoven’s Symphony No.6 and John Psathas’ ‘Leviathian’ Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra, which was commissioned by Tonhalle Dusseldorf and dedicatedRead more ›

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