John Axelrod

Artist photo of John Axelrod - Conductor

Born in Houston, Texas • Bachelor of Music Degree, Harvard • Advanced studies with Leonard Bernstein, IIlya Musin and Christoph Eschenbach • Conductor Laureate of Orchestra X of Houston since 1996 • Principal Guest Conductor of Sinfonietta Cracovia since 2000 • Music Director of the Luzerner Sinfonie Orchester and Theater since the 2004/05 season Impor tant Engagements Ravinia Festival (2003, 2004) • Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2003, 2004) • Schleswig-Holstein Festival (2000, 2001, 2002) • London Philharmonic Orchestra, (2002/03) • Orchestre de Paris (2002/03) • Flight (J. Dove)—new Leipzig production (2004) • Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin (2000) • Bamberger Symphoniker (2002/03) • Los Angeles Philharmonic (2003/04) • White Nights Festival St. Petersburg (2003) • MIDEM 2004 (premiere of September Symphony by Wojciech Kilar)
Guest Conductorships: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bamberger Symphoniker, RSO Frankfurt, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Staatskapelle Weimar, MDR Leipzig, Orchestre National de Lyon, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Duisburger Philharmoniker, Orchestre National de l’Ile de France, Orchestre National de Lille, Nürnberger Sinfoniker, Czech Philharmonic, Düsseldorfer Sinfoniker
Discography: Wladyslaw Szpilman: Works for Piano & Orchestra, Rundfunksinfonieorchester Berlin, SONY (2004) • Schreker: Works for Orchestra, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester (2006)

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CDs released by GENUIN

with John Axelrod

CD album cover 'Antonin Dvorák: Aus der neuen Welt' (GEN 87105) with Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen ...

Antonin Dvorák: Aus der neuen Welt

Sinfonie Nr. 9, op. 95
Tschechische Suite, op. 39

Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
John Axelrod Conductor

GEN 87105  –  23.11.2007