Gérard Korsten · Conductor
• Biography

Principal Conductor of Austria’s Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg Bregenz since 2005, Gérard Korsten is also in demand as a guest conductor for appearances with theatres and orchestras in Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa. He has served as Principal Conductor of the London Mozart Players, the South African State Theatre in Pretoria and the Uppsala Chamber Orchestra in Sweden, and from 1999 to 2005 was Music Director of the Orchestra del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari in Sardinia, where he returned in Summer 2016 to conduct La traviata.
Gérald Korsten’s Arthaus DVD of Le nozze di Figaro, recorded at La Scala with a cast led by Diana Damrau and Ildebrando d’Arcangelo, was awarded a Diapason D’Or in France and designated Critic’s Choice by US magazine Opera News.

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• Contact

General Management
Artist Manager: Ekkehard Jung
ekkehard.jung@ekkehardjung.de · T: +49-30-23 63 794 -11
Associate Artist Manager: Leonie Werner
leonie.werner@ekkehardjung.de · T: +49-30-23 63 794 -10
• Discography

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Joachim Nikolas Eggert
Symphonies No.2 & No.4
Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Naxos (2016)
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Joachim Nikolas Eggert
Symphonies No.1 & No.3
Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Naxos (2015)
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Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
with Diana Damrau, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Pietro Spagnoli, Marcella Orsatti Talamanca, Monica Bacelli and others
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Arthaus (2015), DVD
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SWR Young Classix - Patsch lernt Zaubern
with Igor Strawinsky’s Pulcinella Suite
SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Helbling (2013)
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Sternstunden
25 Jahre Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg
Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg
with Gerard Korsten, Kirill Petrenko, David Wroe, Christoph Eberle, Dietfried Bernet, Thomas Kalb, Manfred Honeck
VMS (2012), Live Recording
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Night Moves
Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht
Haydn: Symphony No. 8 & other works
Irish Chamber Orchestra (ensemble), Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Artscouncil (2011)
Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Symphony No. 6 & Sinfonietta No. 1
Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Neos (2010)
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Strawinsky, Mozart & Rossini
Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
IPPNW (2010), Live Recording
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Lehár: La Veuve Joyeuse
with Véronique Gens, Ivan Ludlow, Gordon Gietz, Magali Léger, François Le Roux and others
Orchestra and choir of Opéra de Lyon, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Virgin Classics (2009), DVD
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
with Vladimir Stoyanov, Mariella Devia, Giuseppe Sabbatini and others
Teatro Lirico di Cagliari Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Dynamic (2004), CD
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Schubert: Alfonso und Estrella
with Eva Mei, Rainer Trost, Alfred Muff, Markus Werba, Jochen Schmeckenbecher and others
Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Dynamic (2004), CD/DVD
Carl M. von Weber: Euryanthe
with Elena Prokina, Jolana Fogasova, Yikun Chung, Andreas Scheibner,Rosanna Savoia and others
Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Dynamic (2003), CD
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Donizetti: Don Pasquale
with Alessandro Corbelli, Antonino Siragusa, Eva Mei, Roberto de Candia and others
Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Arthaus (2002), CD/DVD
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Strauss: Die ägyptische Helena
Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Dynamic (2001), CD
Adolf Fredrik Lindblad: Symphonies No. 1 & No. 2
Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Naxos (1999)
Bernhard Henrik Crusell: Clarinet Concertos
Per Billman (clarinet), Uppsala Chamber Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Naxos (1999)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concertos No. 9 & No. 27
Nicola Frisardi (piano), Mozarteum Orchestra, Gérard Korsten (conductor)
Chesky (1995)
 
 

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