The German conductor MARKUS STENZ (musical director) has been chief conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra since the 2012-2013 season.
Stenz has a special reputation in the field of contemporary symphonic and dramatic music repertoire. With the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra he presented Dutch premieres of Hans Werner Henzes The Bassarids and Walter Braunfels' Te Deum. With Oper Köln he conducted the world premiere of Detlev Glanerts Caligula. Stenz has been a guest at the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, among others.
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