Nathalie

Nathalie Stutzmann is Chief Conductor of Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Norway, Principal Guest Conductor of RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland and Associate Artist of the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra. She is considered one of the most outstanding musical personalities of our time, with parallel careers as both Contralto and Conductor.
Highlights as a guest conductor in the 2018/19 season include return engagements with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, St Louis Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the National Symphony Orchestra Washington for a six-concert series. Further ahead, she looks forward to return engagements with the Gothenburg Symphony, Oslo Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra and a debut with the London Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Seattle Symphony.

 

“Nathalie is the real thing. So much love, intensity and sheer technique. We need more conductors like her.”
Sir Simon Rattle, December 2012

 

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Upcoming dates

August 19, 2019
Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival

Elbphilharmonie, Hambourg, Germany

Bach in low voices
Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto & conductor
Leon Kosavic, bass
Musicians from Orfeo 55

August 29, 2019
Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Kilden Performing Arts Centre, Kristiansand, Norway

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

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Latest news

BBC Proms debut

On August 7 Nathalie Stutzmann makes her conducting debut at the BBC Proms, leading Brahms’ Tragic Overture, Wagner’s Prelude and […]

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Nathalie Stutzmann opens first season as Chief Conductor of Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Nathalie Stutzmann opens her first season as Chief Conductor of the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Norway this week. “Lucky Kristiansand […]

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Critically acclaimed performances of Mefistofele at the Chorégies d'Orange

“Le véritable maître de la soirée n’est autre que Nathalie Stutzmann, à la tête d’un Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France […]

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Press

Bachtrack

Bachtrack

"A masterful conception of music"

Le Figaro

Le Figaro

"The conductor has it all"

Le Monde

Le Monde

"A spirited, precise, sensitive and contrasting direction"

Seen and Heard International

Seen and Heard International

"Stutzmann’s conducting technique is exceptionally clear, and everything she touches emerges as incredibly musical"

The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post

"Stutzmann is a different kind of conductor"

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