Claus Peter Flor

Profile

Claus Peter Flor is respected worldwide as a hugely gifted conductor with remarkably instinctive musicianship. Mr. Flor continues to work internationally at a high level; last season's highlights included his return to the Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Verdi di Milano and the Vienna Tonkunstler Orchestra among others. This season's highlights included performances with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, China National Symphony, Frankfurter Museumsorchester, and a return to the Residentie Orkest. This season CPF will also return to the Vienna Symphony for concerts at the Bregenz Festival and perform with the KBS Symphony Orchestra in Seoul, Korea. Next season's highlights include his performances with the Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira in Rio de Janeiro and his performance with Sapporo Symphony Orchestra in Japan.

As an opera conductor, Mr. Flor continues his relationship with Theatre du Capitole Toulouse. Last season he conducted a revival of Puccini's Madame Butterfly. In 2010 Mr. Flor conducted the revival of Mozart's Die Zauberflote in Toulouse ? a production he premiered in there in 2007 as part of a Mozart cycle. 2013 Mr. Flor returned to Toulouse for a new production of Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. In January 2015, Claus Peter Flor will be welcomed back to Toulouse to conduct Tristan and Isolde. Previous operatic collaborations include the production of Wagner's Siegfried, directed by David McVicar, with Strasbourg Opera in 2008 and other productions with the Staatsoper Berlin, Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Munich, Dresden, Hamburg, and Cologne opera houses. He has conducted Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro and Wagner's Die Meistersinger at La Monnaie in Brussels, taking the latter on tour to Tokyo, Mozart's Die Zauberflote for Houston Grand Opera, Weber's Euryanthe for Netherlands Opera with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Puccini's La Boheme for Dallas Opera.

Maestro Flor has a large discography, including an acclaimed series of Mendelssohn recordings with the Bamberg Symphony, which have recently been re-issued by Sony/BMG. Most recently he has made three recordings with the Malaysian Philharmonic for BIS label; Suk's Asrael Symphony released in 2009 and Dvorak's Symphonies No.7 and 8 released in 2012.

Born in Leipzig in 1953, Mr. Flor began his musical career with violin tuition in Weimar and Leipzig, before focusing on conducting with Rolf Reuter and later on with both Rafael Kubelik and Kurt Sanderling. At the age of 31 he became General Music Director of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin and also began regular associations at this time with the other major German orchestras: the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Dresden Staatskapelle. In 1988 he made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic, where he has since returned twice.

Prior to his position as Music Director of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra from 2008 - 2014, Mr. Flor held the position of Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi (2003-08) at the personal invitation of their Music Director Riccardo Chailly, with a remit to develop the orchestra's work in the central European repertoire. From 1999-2008 he was also Principal Guest Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra (1991-4) and Artistic Advisor to the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra (1991-96).

Concert

Date November 18th, 2016(Fri) 3:00pm
Venue Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Hall
Hyogo PAC Orchestra The 92nd Subscription Concert

[Performers]
Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Mathilde Calderini (Flute)
Hyogo PAC Orchestra

[Program]
Reinecke: Flute Concerto in D Major, Op.283
Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C Major, D.944, "Great"

[Tickets]
All Reserved Seats (A)\4,000 (B)\3,000 (C)\2,000 (D)\1,000

[Information]
Performing Arts Center Ticket Office 0798-68-0255

Date November 19th, 2016(Sat) 3:00pm
Venue Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Hall
Hyogo PAC Orchestra The 92nd Subscription Concert

[Performers]
Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Mathilde Calderini (Flute)
Hyogo PAC Orchestra

[Program]
Reinecke: Flute Concerto in D Major, Op.283
Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C Major, D.944, "Great"

[Tickets]
All Reserved Seats (A)\4,000 (B)\3,000 (C)\2,000 (D)\1,000

[Information]
Performing Arts Center Ticket Office 0798-68-0255

Date November 20th, 2016(Sun) 3:00pm
Venue Hyogo Performing Arts Center KOBELCO Hall
Hyogo PAC Orchestra The 92nd Subscription Concert

[Performers]
Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Mathilde Calderini (Flute)
Hyogo PAC Orchestra

[Program]
Reinecke: Flute Concerto in D Major, Op.283
Schubert: Symphony No.9 in C Major, D.944, "Great"

[Tickets]
All Reserved Seats (A)\4,000 (B)\3,000 (C)\2,000 (D)\1,000

[Information]
Performing Arts Center Ticket Office 0798-68-0255

Discography

Dvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70
Dvorak: Othello, Op. 93
Dvorak: The Wild Dove, Op. 110

Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Malaysian Symphony Orchestra

Recorded in September 2010 & July 2011


Smetana: Ma Vlast (My Country)

Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Malaysian Symphony Orchestra

Recorded in August 2009

Press Review

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Concert Archive

Date March 20th, 2015(Fri) 7:00pm
March 21st, 2015(Sat) 3:00pm
Venue Festival Hall
The 486th Subscription Concert

[Performer]
Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Clara-Jumi Kang (Violin)
Jian Wang (Cello)

[Program]
Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op.102
Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G Major, Op.88, B.163

[Ticket]
All Reserved Seats (A)\6,000 (B)\5,000 (C)\4,000
(Student)\1,000 (Box)\7,000

[Information]
Osaka Phil Ticket Center 06-6656-4890

Date December 12th, 2014(Fri) 7:00pm
December 13th, 2014(Sat) 2:00p
Venue Sapporo Concert Hall Kitara
The 575th Subcription Concert

[Performer]
Claus Peter Flor (Conductor)
Augustin Hadelich (Violin)

[Program]
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major op.35
Shostakovich: Symphony No.15 in A major op.141

[Ticket]
All Reserved Seats (SS)\6,500 (S)\5,500 (A)\5,000 (B)\4,500 (C)\3,000

[Information]
Sapporo Symphony Orchestra 011-520-1771

Date Sat/19/Feb/2011 18:00
Venue SUNTORY HALL Main Hall
Suntory Hall Subscription Concert Series No.586

[Performer]
Claus Peter Flor(Conductor)
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
F.J.Haydn: Symphony No.101 in D major “ The clock”
A.Bruckner: Symphony No.5 in B-flat major, WAB.105

[Price]
S\7,000 A\6,000 B\5,000 C\4,000 P\2,000

[Information]
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