Hailed as one of today’s most exciting young conductors, Karel Mark Chichon was described by the New York Times as “A conductor of genius” and 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.

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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14 September 2014

Saarbrücken – Congresshalle Grosse Saal
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno, Jeonju Choir
Dzenitis (German premiere), Beethoven

16 September 2014

Théâtre de Besançon, Besançon International Music Festival
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Yeol Eum Son, pianoforte
Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Brahms

23-28 September 2014

Tour of South Korea
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Seoul Metropolitan Choir, Jeonju Choir, Yeol Eum Son, pianoforte
Beethoven, Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Brahms