FELIX MILDENBERGER

FELIX MILDENBERGER

CONDUCTOR | DIRIGENT​

BIO

Felix Mildenberger has been Principal Guest Conductor of the Filarmonica Teatro Regio di Torino since 2021. A continued scholarship holder of the Dirigentenforum, in 2021 he was added by the Deutscher Musikrat to the so-called “Maestros of Tomorrow”– a list of artists having proven long-standing artistic quality. A year before, he was the first conductor to receive the "Prix Young Artist of the Year" at the Festival der Nationen.

Graceful, versatile, and highly musical – these are just some of the characteristics that distinguish Felix Mildenberger as a conductor. Orchestras appreciate the deep seriousness of his approach to music and his great musicality. This includes the London Symphony Orchestra, where he conducted numerous concerts since winning the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition in 2018 and served as “Assistant Conductor” to Sir Simon Rattle, François-Xavier Roth and Gianandrea Noseda among others.
Felix Mildenberger works with many orchestras on a national and international level. These include the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, DSO Berlin, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Staatskapelle Weimar, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt/Oder, Bremer Philharmoniker, Ensemble Modern, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestre National de Lille, Nagoya Philharmonic and others. He has collaborated with soloists such as Julia Fischer, Lucas und Arthur Jussen, Sabine Meyer, Nils Mönkemeyer, Daniel Lozakovich, James Ehnes and Alexej Gerassimez.

Highlights of the 2022/23 season include the New Year’s Concert with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony as well as his debuts with the Camerata Salzburg, the Dortmunder Philharmoniker and the orchestra of the Dresdner Philharmonie.

I have known Felix for many years now and I’m proud to see how he has developed his talent.
I’m happy to have him as my assistant conductor in Zurich. Felix is a very good conductor with a strong musicality and skill.
He will have a bright future ahead of him!

Paavo Järvi

He has served as assistant conductor for several conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Paavo Järvi, Sir Simon Rattle, Fabio Luisi, François-Xavier Roth, Gianandrea Noseda, Robin Ticciati, Cristian Macelaru, Emmanuel Krivine and others.

In 2021 he accompanied Herbert Blomstedt on his US tour with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra. From 2018 until 2021, he was Assistant Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra and 2019/20 Assistant Conductor to Paavo Järvi at the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, 2017-19 to Emmanuel Krivine at the Orchestre National de France in Paris and “Cover Conductor” to Bernard Haitink at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. In opera productions he assisted Jane Glover at the Aspen Opera Center and Jukka-Pekka Saraste at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. Furthermore, he conducted concerts as part of the Impuls Festival for New Music. Felix Mildenberger is Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Sinfonieorchester Crescendo in Freiburg, which he co-founded in 2014.

Born in Germany in 1990, Felix Mildenberger received his first music education in violin, viola and piano, then going on to study Conducting in Freiburg and Vienna from 2011 to 2015. Among his teachers were Prof. Lutz Koehler HonRAM, Prof. Mark Stringer, Gerhard Markson, Prof. Scott Sandmeier, Massimiliano Matesic and Alexander Burda. He additionally studied with Bernard Haitink, Paavo Järvi, David Zinman, Neeme Järvi, Prof. Johannes Schlaefli, Prof. Nicolás Pasquet, James E. Ross and others in master classes, as well as with John Carewe, Gabriel Feltz, Marko Letonja and Marc Piollet in the course of his Dirigentenforum fellowship.

In 2016 and in 2017 he was Conducting Fellow with the Aspen Music Festival, where he studied with Robert Spano, Markus Stenz, Hugh Wolff, Michael Stern, Johannes Debus. He has been scholarship holder of the Dirigentenforum since 2017 and of the Akademie Musiktheater heute from 2017 until 2019.

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Felix Mildenberger is a very intelligent and talented musician who shows great promise in his future career as a conductor.

David Zinman

SCHEDULE

Mon, 13.02.23
20:30

Teatro Regio, Turin

Filarmonica Teatro Regio di Torino

Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de Printemps
N. Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1
M. Moussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. M. Ravel)

Giuseppe Gibboni, violin

Thu, 16.02.23

Nürnberger Symphoniker

Abschlussdirigieren der 2. Förderstufe des Dirigentenforums des Deutschen Musikrats

Fri, 10.03.23
20:00

Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra

G. Gershwin: Cuban Overture
E. Oscher: Danzas Latinas for trumpet and orchestra
I. Stravinsky: Firebird, ballet music

Pacho Flores, trumpet

Sun, 19.03.23
11:00

Großer Saal der Stiftung Mozarteum

Camerata Salzburg

Felix Mendelssohn: Ouvertüre h-Moll op. 26 MWV P7 “Die Hebriden”
Camille Saint-Saëns: Concerto pour violoncelle en la mineur
Robert Schumann: Symphonie Nr. 1 B-Dur op. 38 “Frühlingssymphonie”

Julia Hagen, Violoncello

Sun, 26.03.23
18:00

Konzerthaus Freiburg

Sinfonieorchester Crescendo Freiburg

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”

Tue, 04.04.23
19:30

Konzerthaus Dortmund

Dortmunder Philharmoniker

Antonio Vivaldi »Le quattro stagioni« (»Die vier Jahreszeiten«) Konzerte für Violine, Streicher und Basso continuo op. 8 Nr. 1 – 4
Lili Boulanger »D’un matin de printemps« für Violine und Orchester
Robert Schumann Sinfonie Nr. 1 B-Dur op. 38 »Frühlingssinfonie«

Chouchane Siranossian, Violine

Wed, 05.04.23
19:30

Konzerthaus Dortmund

Dortmunder Philharmoniker

Antonio Vivaldi »Le quattro stagioni« (»Die vier Jahreszeiten«) Konzerte für Violine, Streicher und Basso continuo op. 8 Nr. 1 – 4
Lili Boulanger »D’un matin de printemps« für Violine und Orchester
Robert Schumann Sinfonie Nr. 1 B-Dur op. 38 »Frühlingssinfonie«

Chouchane Siranossian, Violine

Fri, 21.04.23
19:30

Meininger Hof, Saalfeld

Thüringer Symphoniker

Abschlusskonzert im Rahmen des Dirigentenforum des Deutschen Musikrats

Antonín Dvořák:
Karneval-Ouvertüre op. 92 (1891)
Slawischer Tanz op. 46 Nr. 8 (1878)
Slawischer Tanz op. 72 Nr. 2 (1886)
Franz Liszt:
Totentanz. Paraphrase über »Dies irae« für Klavier und Orchester S. 126 (1864)
Ungarische Rhapsodie Nr. 2 (Arr. Müller-Bergmann) (1847)
César Franck: Les Djinns FWV 45 (1884)
Bedřich Smetana: »Die Moldau« aus »Mein Vaterland« (1874)
Johannes Brahms: Ungarischer Tanz Nr. 1, 6, 9 (1858–68)

 

Alexander Schimpf, piano

 

Sat, 22.04.23
19:30

Meininger Hof, Saalfeld

Thüringer Symphoniker

Abschlusskonzert im Rahmen des Dirigentenforum des Deutschen Musikrats

Antonín Dvořák:
Karneval-Ouvertüre op. 92 (1891)
Slawischer Tanz op. 46 Nr. 8 (1878)
Slawischer Tanz op. 72 Nr. 2 (1886)
Franz Liszt:
Totentanz. Paraphrase über »Dies irae« für Klavier und Orchester S. 126 (1864)
Ungarische Rhapsodie Nr. 2 (Arr. Müller-Bergmann) (1847)
César Franck: Les Djinns FWV 45 (1884)
Bedřich Smetana: »Die Moldau« aus »Mein Vaterland« (1874)
Johannes Brahms: Ungarischer Tanz Nr. 1, 6, 9 (1858–68)

Alexander Schimpf, piano

 

Mon, 15.05.23
20:30

Teatro Regio, Torino

Filarmonica Teatro Regio di Torino

Ezio Bosso: Symphony No. 1, “Oceans” 
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in b flat minor, “Pathetique”

 

Amedeo Cicchese, cello

 

Fri, 02.06.23
19:30

Auditorio de Tenerife Adán Martín (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife

P. I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
A. Dvorak: Symphony No. 6

Sandro Gegechkori, piano

Mon, 26.06.23
20:00

Philharmonie Berlin, Großer Saal

Norddeutsche Orchesterakademie

G. Mahler: “Totenfeier”
R. Strauss: “Ein Heldenleben”

Wed, 28.06.23
20:00

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Großer Saal

Norddeutsche Orchesterakademie

G. Mahler: “Totenfeier”
R. Strauss: “Ein Heldenleben”

Felix is a very gifted young conductor. He combines great technical skills and an excellent ear with extraordinary musicality and stunning professional attitude.

Gerhard Markson

CONTACT

General Management

KÜNSTLERSEKRETARIAT AM GASTEIG
Elisabeth Ehlers – Lothar Schacke – Verena Vetter

Montgelasstrasse 2
81679 München
Germany

TEL.: +49 (0)89 4448879-0 | FAX: +49 (0)89 4489522

LOTHAR SCHACKE: lothar.schacke@ks-gasteig.de

Local Management (Benelux)

BRINKS ARTISTS MANAGEMENT

Herengracht 453
1017 BS Amsterdam
The Netherlands

KIKA NIEUWENHUIS: kika@brinksartists.nl
Tel: +31 (0)20 6 43 20 43 | Mob: +31 (0) 6 52046761

www.brinksartists.nl

Local Management (Japan)

JAPAN ARTS
Mr. Jun-ichi Nihei
nihei@japanarts.co.jp

To contact Felix directly,

please write to contact@felixmildenberger.com

Photography by

Jasper Ehrich

Doug Peters