Christoph König has been principal conductor and music director of the Solistes Européens, Luxembourg since 2010. Celebrated for his clarity, precision and elegant approach, König is in high demand as a guest conductor all over the world. He has served as principal conductor of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and principal guest conductor of the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and the Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria. König has also been affiliated with many of the leading opera houses of the world.
His extensive discography includes releases on Hyperion and SEL Classics, and his recordings of Brahms’ Piano Concertos with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra were praised in BBC Music Magazine.
König was born in Dresden where he sang in the Dresdner Kreuzchor. He studied at the Hochschule für Musik Dresden and furthered his studies in masterclasses with Sergiu Celibidache and Sir Colin Davis, whose assistant he later became with the Sächsische Staatskapelle at the Semperoper Dresden.
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