Nathalie

Music Director Designate of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Chief Conductor of the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Conductor and contralto, Nathalie Stutzmann is considered one of the most outstanding musical personalities of our time. Charismatic musicianship, combined with unique rigour, energy and fantasy, characterise her style.

Nathalie Stutzmann has just been announced as Atlanta Symphony’s Music Director from the start of the 2022/23 season, becoming only the second woman in history to lead a major American orchestra after Marin Alsop. In addition, this season she begins her position as the Philadelphia Orchestra’s new Principal Guest Conductor. She is also entering the fourth season of a highly successful tenure as Chief Conductor of the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, a tenure which has just been extended by a further two seasons, to the end of 22/23.

As a guest conductor, Nathalie will begin the season 21/ 22 with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Other guest conducting highlights this season and the next include performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Symphony, Hamburg NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Helsinki Radio Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, San Francisco Symphony…

 

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Upcoming dates

July 14, 2022
The Philadelphia Orchestra

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail, United States

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Schubert: Symphony No. 9
Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor
Haochen Zhang, piano

July 15, 2022
The Philadelphia Orchestra

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail, United States

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Polonaise
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor
Daniel Lozakovich, violin

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Latest news

Nathalie Stutzmann sponsor of 'Tous à l'Opéra' May 6-8, 2022

Nathalie Stutzmann is the sponsor of the 15th edition of ‘Tous à l’Opéra’ which will be held from May 6 […]

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Metropolitan Opera conducting debut in 2022/23 season

Nathalie was scheduled to make her Metropolitan Opera debut in 2021 (cancelled due to Covid-19) and will finally debut in […]

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1st female conductor takes baton of Atlanta Symphony - The Today Show

On October 18, Nathalie Stutzmann was featured in NBC News‘ popular Today Show and spoke to Jenna Bush Hager about […]

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Press

ArtsATL

ArtsATL

"A consummate rock star on the podium"

Bachtrack

Bachtrack

"Uplifting"

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer

"She hears pieces fresh"

Seen and Heard International

Seen and Heard International

“A huge emotional punch”

Die Welt

Die Welt

“A delicate sensuality”

P. Journal

P. Journal

“An extraordinary magician”

Le Figaro

Le Figaro

"The conductor has it all"

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