British conductor Karel Mark Chichon continues to thrill international audiences with his temperament, passion and musicianship. In recognition to his services to music, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England made Chichon an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in June 2012. In 2016 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of his achievements within the profession.

He is Chief Conductor of the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern (beginning September 2011) with whom he recently renewed his contract until 2017. His previous positions include Chief Conductor & Artistic Director of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra (2009-2012) and Chief Conductor of the Graz Symphony Orchestra (2006-2009).

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Karel Mark Chichon makes acclaimed debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York

Karel Mark Chichon made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, one of the world’s most prestigious opera houses, on Friday 19th February where he conducted Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.
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Karel Mark Chichon is elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music

The Governing Body of the Royal Academy of Music in London, one of the elite music conservatoires in the world, has elected conductor Karel Mark Chichon (OBE) a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music (FRAM).
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11 September 2016

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Sergej Krylov, violin
Dzenitis (world premiere), Brahms, Prokofiev
Season Opening Concert

12-15 September 2016

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken –
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Recording for Oehms Classics
Prokofiev

01 October 2016

Kurhaus, Bad Wörishofen
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Nicolai Tokarev, pianoforte
Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev

02 October 2016

Kurhaus, Bad Wörishofen
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Elina Garanča, mezzo-soprano

23 October 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite
Season Opening New Production

26 October 2016

Smetana Hall, Prague
Prague Philharmonia

28 October 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite

31 October 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite

03 November 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite

06 November 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite

09 November 2016

Bayerisches Staatsoper, Munich
Donizetti: La Favorite

19 November 2016

Cultuurcentrum Hasselt, Belgium
Orchestre National de Belgique
Sergej Khatchatryan, violin
Brewaeys, Bruch, Dvořák

20 November 2016

Bozar, Brussels
Orchestre National de Belgique
Sergey Khatchatryan, violin
Fafchamps (world premiere), Bruch, Dvořá

25 November 2016

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Felix Klieser, French Horn
Mozart, Beethoven

09 December 2016

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Symphonischer Chor der Grossregion
Angel Blue, soprano
Aquiles Machado, tenor
Zarzuela Gala
Broadcast live for SWR Television & Radio

11 December 2016

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Symphonischer Chor der Grossregion
Angel Blue, soprano
Aquiles Machado, tenor
Zarzuela Gala

16 December 2016

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria
Beethoven, Dvořák

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