Joseph SWENSEN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1960-08-04
Education Juilliard Sch of Music
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Style Joseph Swensen, Esq
Career conductor, composer, violinist, teacher; debut as violinist 1968, debut as conductor Juillard Sch 1975, violin recital debut NY 1982, London debut Sibelius Concerto with Royal Philharmonic Orch 1984; violin soloist 1984-88; performed as violinist with orchs incl: The Philharmonia, Cleveland Orch, LA Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Bavarian and Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchs, City of Birmingham Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony; conductor 1988-; princ conductor: Scottish Chamber Orch 1996-2005, princ conductor Malmö Opera 2007-11; conductor emeritus Scottish Chamber Orch, artistic advsr and princ guest conductor Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; princ guest conductor: Stockholm Chamber Orch 1995-, Lahti Symphony Orch Finland 1995-98, BBC Nat Orch of Wales 2000-03; conducted orchs incl: Royal Danish Symphony Orch, Stockholm Philharmonic, Finnish Radio Symphony Orch, Swedish Radio Symphony Orch (premier of composition 1995), Jerusalem Symphony, Minnesota Orch, Rochester Philharmonic, Kansas City Symphony, Bergen Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, London Mozart Players, Helsinki Chamber Orch, Israel Chamber Orch, Aalborg Symphony, New World Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch, BBC Symphony Orch, Toronto Symphony Orch, BBC Scottish Symphony Orch, City of Birmingham Symphony Orch, Hallé Orch, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, LA Chamber Orch, Netherlands Symphony Orch, Orchestre Nationale du Capitole de Toulouse, Orquesta de la Ciudad de Granada, Orquestra Nacional do Porto; fndr/dir U-HAC (Unity Hills Arts Centers) Int; Leventritt sponsorship award 1978, Avery Fisher career award 1982; >ir< incl: Ghazal (for cello, orch and five female voices, premiere Helsinki Choral Orch Inkoo Finland 1993), Seven Last Words (for violin, cello, piano and percussion, premiere March 1993), Mantram (for string orch and amplified chimes, premiere Stockholm Chamber Orch Aug 1994), Elegy (for oboe and orch, premiere Finnish Radio Orch Nov 1994), Latif (for solo cello and low strings, premiere Israel Chamber Orch Dec 1994), Shizue Fantasy for Shakuhachi and String Orch (premiere Swedish Radio Orch Aug 1995), Sinfonia in B (premier Scottish Chamber Orchestra, 2007), Sinfonia-Concertante for Horn and Orch (The Fire and the Rose, premier 2008)
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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