Peter Szilvay is a renowned interpreter of new music. He served as assistant conductor to Mariss Jansons at the Oslo Philharmonic and later held the same position at the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra. Szilvay has regularly appeared with Norwegian orchestras and has conducted numerous ensembles including the St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France ‘Alfortville’ and the Royal Danish Orchestra.
He is an experienced opera conductor and has worked on the German and Italian operatic repertory. He has led productions at Den Norske Opera, Nordnorsk Opera, Opera Sør and at the Mainfranken Theater in Würzberg, Germany. In 2011 the Norwegian Society of Composers awarded Szilvay the Artist Prize. He has conducted numerous premieres and recorded new music with the Oslo Philharmonic and the Norwegian Army and Navy Bands.
With the Norwegian Radio Orchestra he recorded the symphonies of Edvard Fliflet Bræin. A pioneer in his field, he has also recorded orchestral music by Jon Øivind Ness for the Simax label and Lene Grenager for the Aurora label.
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