We are delighted to announce that Anja Bihlmaier has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra from August 2020, conducting a minimum of 3 weeks per season for an initial period of three years.
Lahti Symphony Orchestra’s General Manager, Teemu Kirjonen explains “Anja Bihlmaier’s first appearance with the Lahti Symphony Orchestra in December 2018 aroused enormous enthusiasm both among our players and from the audience. She seems to get a similar reaction wherever she goes. And we are very happy that she will conduct regularly in Lahti for some years to come”
Anja Bihlmaier is developing a strong international career and assumes the position of Principal Conductor of the Residentie Orkest in the Hague from August 2021. Highlights of the 19/20 season include performances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra and Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken alongside opera performances at Malmö Opera (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Volksoper Wien (Carmen and Fledermaus) and Norrlandsoperan (Hansel und Gretel).
For a list of performances please see here.
Full biography and videos can be found on our website.