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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21, 23, 25 March 2017

Teatro Perez Galdos
Opera de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Donizetti: La Favorite

23 April 2017

Funkhaus Halberg – Großer Sendesaal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Dvořák

24-29 April 2017

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Recording for Hänssler Classic
Dvořák

14 May 2017

Congresshalle Grosse Saal, Saarbrücken
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Dezsö Ranki, pianoforte
Beethoven, Dvořák

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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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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European tour

In february Karel Mark Chichon starts European tour across Germany and Austria with mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča and the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz.

Concerts will take place in Berlin (1 Feb), Baden-Baden (3), Munich (5), Frankfurt (8), Dusseldorf (14), Vienna (17), Graz (19), Cologne (21) and Mannheim (23).

For more information about the tour and tickets visit following website.

Karel Mark Chichon: ‘La Favorite’ in Munich

Karel Mark Chichon conducts Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of Donizetti’s La Favorite, directed by Amélie Niermeyer. Mezzo – soprano Elīna Garanča stars in the headline role of Léonor de Guzman.

Performances of La Favorite run from 23 October to 9 November, with further performances as part of the Münchner Opernfestspiele in July 2017. Find out more on the Bayerische Staatsoper website.

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