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Christian Kluxen conducts Grieg’s Peer Gynt

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North of the Arctic Circle, Christian Kluxen conducts a newly staged production of Grieg’s Peer Gynt with the Arctic Philharmonic this week. Directed by Antony Ernst and in cooperation with Hålogaland Teater, the production features the Arctic Philharmonic, of whom Christian is Chief Conductor, and three actors, and provides a rare opportunity to experience theRead more ›

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Out now: Christian Kluxen conducts The Sound of the Arctic

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Christian Kluxen’s latest album, The Sound of the Arctic (Lyden av Arktis): La Terra Meravigliosa, released today on the 2L label, is a musical expedition into Norway’s Arctic regions. The new work by composer Lasse Thoresen was commissioned and is performed here by the Arctic Philharmonic, the world’s northernmost professional orchestra, and it is scoredRead more ›

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Christian Kluxen conducts in Copenhagen

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This week, Christian Kluxen returns to his home-town orchestra, the Copenhagen Phil, and Tivoli Concert Hall for a performance of Danish, Russian and British masterpieces, all composed within 30 years between 1878 and 1908. Opening the concert with Nielsen’s tone poem Saga Dream, orchestra and conductor are joined by Canadian violinist James Ehnes for Tchaikovsky’sRead more ›

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Honour for Christian Kluxen

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Christian Kluxen, Music Director of the Victoria Symphony and Chief Conductor of the Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra, has been announced as a recipient of a special grant of honour, awarded by the Danish Wilhelm Hansen Foundation. The conductor is one of 20 figures from the arts world who have been selected by the foundation for theirRead more ›

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